FAQ

What is acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a medical therapy that uses extremely thin wires/needles to stimulate self-healing and promote health.


How does acupuncture work?

By stimulating specific points on the body with heat, pressure, or very fine needles, acupuncture practitioners help the body to restore healthy function, often resolving symptoms and easing or preventing disease. In the video below learn more about how acupuncture works and what to expect from treatment.


What kinds of conditions does it help?

Acupuncture can be used in every area of medicine and for both acute and chronic conditions. In the video below, learn more about what acupuncture can and can’t do, and some of the possible side effects.


Does it hurt?

Acupuncturists use modern equipment and training that can make acupuncture virtually painless.


Is acupuncture right for me?

Probably, yes. The ANF will help you find a qualified acupuncturist who can answer all your questions including whether acupuncture is right for you.