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What Does Acupuncture Feel Like?

First time patients are concerned that acupuncture needles will feel like hypodermic injections that you receive at the doctor's office. They won't. Acupuncture uses hair-thin, flexible needles that you will hardly feel when inserted into the acupoints. These thin needles are gently stimulated and may produce a unique sensation that Oriental Medicine calls de qi.  You may feel an "electrical" sensation moving down the meridian pathways, though this is less common. Most patients find these acupuncture sensations deeply satisfying and leave their treatment feeling relaxed on a mental and physical level.

Acupuncture treatment creates deep relaxation
in both mind and body.

How Many Treatments Will I Need?

The benefits of acupuncture are cumulative not instantaneous. More than one treatment is necessary and recommended for optimal results.  For acute conditions, you can expect to utilize 6 to 10 treatments - you can usually start to feel relief after the first few. Chronic conditions may take longer to respond, depending on the type, severity, and duration of the condition. Preventative treatments and treatments for general overall well-being may also be scheduled on an as-needed basis.



What to Expect - Natural Solutions Acupuncture & Bodywork in Waterloo, NY

Erica Spencer offers Acupuncture in Waterloo, NY

Natural Solutions Acupuncture & Bodywork offers safe, effective Acupuncture in Waterloo, NY

What to Expect - Natural Solutions Acupuncture & Bodywork in Waterloo, NY

31 Fall Street

Seneca Falls, NY 13148