How does acupuncture work?
Acupuncture improves the body’s functions and promotes the natural self-healing process by stimulating specific anatomic sites–commonly referred to as acupuncture points, or acupoints. The most common method used to stimulate acupoints is the insertion of fine, sterile needles into the skin. Pressure, heat, or electrical stimulation may further enhance the effects
When you visit an acupuncturist in, you may have concerns about the possible impact on your health. Generally, acupuncture offers positive benefits that help improve your health and address the underlying factors that contribute to your discomfort.
Acupuncture visits can take up to 15-20 minutes. Most people experience a variety of post-session feelings, which range from energized to a deep sense of relaxation and well-being.
What About the Needles?
The most common question we get is about the needles we use. Most people have encountered hypodermic needles and sewing needles. Both types are gigantic compared to the ones we use. In fact, five of our needles could easily fit inside a hypodermic needle!