Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Acupuncture FAQs

Some of the most common questions related to Acupuncture are listed below. Should you have any other questions, please contact me at


What Is Acupuncture?

Some conditions that I have treated that have benefitted from acupuncture include, but are not limited to:

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Does Acupuncture Hurt?

Generally, acupuncture does not hurt. Some people feel a slight prick like a small mosquito bite when the needle is inserted.

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How Does Acupuncture Work?

It’s not clearly understood how acupuncture works, but there are a number of hypotheses. One hypothesis is that when specific points are needled, nerves are stimulated.

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Is Acupuncture Effective?

In 2003, the World Health Organization published a report on the effectiveness of acupuncture based on data from controlled clinical trials related to over a hundred different conditions.

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