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.
Author: Brandon LaGreca, LAc
Brandon is the founder and director of East Troy Acupuncture, an integrative medical clinic serving southeast Wisconsin, where he specializes in whole-food nutrition, ancestral health, and environmental medicine.