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.