September 23, 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

A: Acupuncture needles are very fine and flexible, about the diameter of a human hair. Insertion by a skilled practitioner usually will be completely painless; in most cases needles are inserted just below the surface of the skin.

Acupuncture bears no resemblance to the feeling of getting an injection, as the main source of pain from injections is the hollow needle and the medication being forced into the tissue by pressure.