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East Troy Acupuncture

Does it hurt?

People experience acupuncture differently. Performed by a well-trained practitioner, acupuncture is rarely described as painful and the pins can quickly be adjusted if the patient does feel discomfort. Once the pins are inserted they may be manipulated to obtain a...

What are acupuncture pins like?

Acupuncture pins are small, hair-thin, and are made from surgical stainless steel. They are solid, not hollow like needles used by doctors. Only sterile, disposable pins are used so there is no risk of infection. A pin is used only once and then disposed.

How does it work?

Chinese medicine uses a variety of techniques that restore balance to the body, mind, and emotions. The therapies used are individualized, addressing the root cause of disease instead of suppressing symptoms.

How old is Chinese medicine?

A formal system Chinese medicine has been practiced for more than 3,000 years though the practice of acupuncture may be even older. Forensic examination of the 5,000 year old mummified body of Otzi the iceman found groupings of tattoos on his body that treat...