Does your back and neck hurt after shoveling out from the latest storm of the century? Acupuncture to the rescue! There’s been an awful lot of shoveling and maneuvering of icy sidewalks lately, and the body sure can suffer. Back pain is one of the top...
CT Acupuncture Center’s Owner and Licensed Acupuncturist Serving Fairfield, Bethel and Wilton CT for Over 30 Years.
Does It Hurt?
Sensations caused by the needles vary. Some people feel a little pain as needles are inserted, but most patients feel no pain at all. The needles are tiny, just a bit larger than a cat’s whisker or human hair. The depth of needle insertion varies depending on the area of the body to be treated.
The number of treatments varies from person to person. For some, relief will be immediate; others may take months or years to achieve results. Chronic conditions often take longer to resolve than acute ones. Plan on a minimum of a month of treatments to see significant change.