The duration and frequency of treatment depends on a variety of factors, which include, the severity of the complaint, how long you have suffered from it, the extent to which lifestyle contributes to it and also what drugs are being taken for it. Some people need a few treatments while others need prolonged attention. The initial treatment will be once a week decreasing in frequency as your complaint improves.
A common misconception of acupuncture treatment is that the needles used
are similar to hypodermic needles used for injections
blood tests. In fact, acupuncture needles
any resemblance to these and are
fine – similar to the
thickness of a human hair.
report a slight tingling sensation
an acupuncture needle is inserted.