A7: More than 95 % of patients feel no pain. However, with chronic illnesses and first time patients, there may be a tingling or heat sensation as muscles relax and circulation and nerve function are restored.
A6: Most of people find acupuncture to be very relaxing. Patients often describe the needle sensation as a tingling or dull ache. This is one of the signs vital energy has been stimulated. Some patient fall asleep during the treatment.
A5: Yes, today most insurance plans cover acupuncture, but some insurance doesn't cover the acupuncture. Therefore, we need to verify first if it is covered or not.
A4: The first initial evaluation is usually an hour. Subsequent acupuncture sessions are usually half hour in length.
A3: Try not to have a large meal within an hour of your appointment as the process of digestion will alter the pattern of your pulse, and you may need to lie on your stomach. You also avoid alcohol and food or drink that colors your tongue such as coffee or strong tea.
A1: Acupuncture is one of the oldest, most commonly used medical procedures in the world. The term acupuncture describes a family of procedures involving stimulation of anatomical points on body by a variety of techniques. The acupuncture technique that has been most studied scientifically involves penetrating the skin with thin, solid, metallic needles that are manipulated by the hands.
A2 : Many people use acupuncture for help with specific symptoms or conditions. Others choose acupuncture as a preventive measure to strengthen their constitution. Acupuncture is considered suitable for all ages including babies, children and the elderly people. It can be very effective when integrated with conventional medicine.
A10: Facial rejuvenation acupuncture is a cutting-edge application of ancient principles to promote health & beauty. Acupuncture can provide a safe, effective, natural and drug-free approach to reducing the signs of aging. It can improve the muscle tone and dermal contraction of the face. It can allow your wrinkles to fade, your eye bags to diminish.
A8: Yes, Most patients can take herbs. There is no side effect by taking herbal medicine. It can help to recover & relieve the patients' symptoms.
A9: That depends on patient's individual condition. At first, the doctor will normally ask to see you once or twice a week. Once the patient's health has stabilized, patient may need to come and get treatment every few weeks. Later on, It is a patient's decision if it needs more treatment or not.
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