What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is an ancient healing art of Chinese medicine. Acupuncturist inserts very fine needles into acupoints to balance the energy system of body, which can significantly improve overall body condition.


What conditions can Acupuncture help with?

Many many conditions have been approved that Acupuncture can really help with. World Health Organization (WHO) has recognized that Acupuncture is a valuable and readily method through over 2500 years historical practice. During clinical practice, Acupuncture can significant improve many conditions, such as Common Cold, Allergies, Body Injuries and Pain, Digestive Disorders, Headache and Migraine, Diabetes, Stroke, Insomnia, Fatigue, Female Period Disorders, Infertility, and many other issues. Please visit WHO official website or National Institutes of Health (NIH) official website to find out more information.


Is Acupuncture treatment painful?

Acupuncture treatment requires Acupuncturist insert fine needles into body. Therefore, many people think it very painful. However, patients generally only feel bee sting like sensation and it is very quickly going away. Patients may feel certain level of heaviness, numbness, or slight soreness on some acupoints. Occasionally, Acupuncturist may seek better results with stimulating certain acupoint to have patient acquire stronger sensation.


How quick can I see the improvement from Acupuncture treatment?

Improvement may be seen after the very first treatment. Many patients have seen very good results with a few Acupuncture treatments. However, the level of improvement may be various based on patient's overall conditions.


How long does a Acupuncture treatment take?

The first Acupuncture treatment usually takes about 60 to 90 minutes. The follow-up Acupuncture treatment is generally around 45 to 60 minutes. The actual duration maybe different with other conjunction therapy.