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Frequently Asked Questions

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The Latest Questions

Are the needles sterile?

Yes. The highest quality silver disposable needles. These come in pre-sterilized sealed packets and are discarded after use.

Does it hurt?
What happens during the initial examination?
How many treatments are necessary and how often?
How long does a treatment take and what actually happens?
Can acupuncture treatment help with non-physical problems?
What about medication and other medical are?
Will acupuncture benefit someone who is very skeptical?
Is acupuncture effective on children?
Ear Acupuncture?

Some of Your Questions




How many treatments will I need?

Usually, a series of treatments is necessary to resolve a condition. Each case and condition is treated individually. A consultation is needed to determine requirements. Treatments can be between 45 to 90 minutes in length with the first consultation usually lasting longer.



May I use my mobile phone at the centre?

Our environment is a relaxing and tranquil one. For the courtesy of our guests, we kindly request you refrain from using mobile phones and pagers.



Can children be treated with acupuncture?

Children of all ages are treated and respond well to acupuncture and Chinese herbal treatment. In addition, young children of those apprehensive of the use of acupuncture needles may be treated without needles using Asian bodywork and/or electrical probes. In addition, herbal formulas are usually prescribed to enhance the acupuncture treatments.



Does acupuncture treatment hurt?

Most patients have stated that there is little or no pain as very fine, sterile, disposable needles are used. Treatments are available without the use of needles if needed.



How does the acupuncturist manage infection control?

Physicians because of their experience and background in infection control have the perogative of using re-usable sterilized needles.