Frequently Asked Questions

Is Acupuncture Safe?  Yes!

Acupuncturists are licensed and regulated by the California medical board.  The examining committee of the board of medical quality assurance.  Current requirements are: two years of pre-medical studies, followed by four years of study in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and a rigorous examination process for licensing in the state of California.

Acupuncturists use sterile, single-use, disposable needles.

Over 3,000 years of practice and recent research confirm hat acupuncture is a safe and effective medical treatment.

 

What Can You Expect During Acupuncture Treatment?

On your first visit, an in-depth medical and lifestyle history is taken.  An appropriate treatment plan is then designed and discussed.

In treatment, “hair-thin” sterilized needles are placed in specific points on the body.  Most patients find acupuncture treatments to be very calming and deeply relaxing.

Treatment usually last 45 minutes.