How its done?

  1. After a brief assesment with the acupuncturist, He/she will let you know the treatment points, modalities and plan. 
  2. The area to be needled will be palpated and located. Its then sterilized with a 70% alcohol cotton/wipe, let it air dry.
  3. A sterile single use disposable needle is inserted into the located point. The needle is left in place for a specific amount of time which differs according to your treatment needs. during that time the needle may be manipulated a little.
  4. After that specified time your acupuncturist will be removing that needle and place it in an sharps container which is to be disposed off later.

Common Uses of Acupuncture

Acupuncture is widely known for its effectiveness in relieving various types of pain, including chronic pain conditions like back pain, neck pain, osteoarthritis, and migraines. It can help reduce pain by stimulating the release of endorphins (natural painkillers) and improving blood circulation

Acupuncture can induce a state of deep relaxation, reducing stress and anxiety. It may also help improve sleep quality and alleviate symptoms of insomnia.

Acupuncture is used to treat digestive issues such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux, and nausea. It can help regulate digestive function and reduce discomfort.

Acupuncture may be used as an adjunct therapy for conditions like depression and anxiety. Some individuals find it helpful in managing the emotional aspects of their health.

Acupuncture can be used to alleviate symptoms of respiratory conditions such as asthma, allergies, and sinusitis. It may help improve lung function and reduce inflammation.

Acupuncture is often used to address women’s health concerns like menstrual irregularities, fertility issues, and symptoms of menopause. It may provide relief from conditions such as premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and hot flashes.

Some people turn to acupuncture as a means of boosting their immune system and preventing illness. Regular acupuncture sessions may contribute to overall immune system health.

Acupuncture is commonly used in the management of musculoskeletal problems, including sports injuries and arthritis. It can help reduce inflammation and promote tissue healing.

Acupuncture has been used as part of addiction recovery programs to reduce cravings and withdrawal symptoms in individuals with substance abuse issues. It may also aid in smoking cessation efforts.

Some people seek acupuncture to alleviate symptoms associated with allergies and respiratory conditions like hay fever and asthma. Acupuncture may help modulate the immune response and reduce inflammation.


It’s important to note that acupuncture should be administered by a qualified and licensed practitioner who adheres to proper hygiene and safety standards. While acupuncture can be an effective complementary therapy for many conditions, it is not a replacement for conventional medical treatments when needed. If you are considering acupuncture for a specific health concern, consult with a healthcare provider to determine if it is an appropriate option for your individual needs.