- How does acupuncture work?
Acupuncture is based on the theory that there exists
a flow of energy, or qi throughout the body via
20 channels called meridians. Health exists if
the flow of the qi is smooth. When the flow is
unsmooth the body is out of balance. The goal of
acupuncture is to restore the balance by
utilizing a combination of acupuncture points
located on the meridians.
- Does it hurt?
The acupuncture needles are made of high quality
stainless steel and are solid very thin with rounded
tips. Some people feel nothing at all and some
describe the insertion as being similar to a
We use the thinnest and smoothest acupuncture
needles on the market for sensitive individuals.
Most people find acupuncture relaxing and may
even fall asleep during a treatment.
- Is Acupuncture safe?
Acupuncture is extremely safe when performed by a
trained and licensed professional. Arlington Acupuncture
Associates uses individually packaged, sterile,
- Is Acupuncture for you?
Acupuncture can treat acute and chronic conditions. It
can also prevent illness and promote health and general
well being. If you would like to discover if acupuncture
is right for you, please call and your question will
- Can Acupuncture heal animals too?
Certainly. Animal acupuncture has been practiced in Asia
for many thousands of years. The meridians in animals are extrapolated
from those in humans.