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Ten Myths About Acupuncture

Bill Skelton

Do you think that acupuncture is a lifetime commitment? Do you think that the needles are painful? Do you think that you will need to take off work after acupuncture treatment? Read the following article to dispel the most popular acupuncture myths.

Fact: The response to acupuncture is always an individual one. Some people respond quickly — within one, two or three treatments. Others need a full course of eight to 10 treatments. Acupuncture’s effects are cumulative, building with each treatment, so the acupuncturist will assess its effects after you complete a full series of treatments. Acupuncturists use a variety of styles and techniques, so if you do not see results with one clinician, seek out another acupuncturist. Cleveland Clinic