FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Acupuncture entails stimulating specific points on the body, with a needle that penetrates the skin, to alleviate pain or to help treat various health conditions.
Is acupuncture safe?
When a qualified professional performs acupuncture, it has very few complications or side effects.
Is acupuncture painful?
Acupuncture needles are whisper-thin inserted into specific locations to treat pain, reduce stress, and improve health and wellness. Most people feel no pain or very little pain when they are inserted. In addition, many feel energized or relaxed after the treatment.
How often should I get treatments?
The goal of acupuncture is to improve your health by treating both the root of the issue and symptoms at the same time. The number of treatments depends on the severity of your condition and how your body responds.
- Those in acute pain may require several treatments in a short period of time to alleviate their symptoms.
- Some with chronic conditions may require maintenance-type treatments over several months.
- Anita will develop a personalized plan to fit your specific needs.