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Does the acupuncture procedure hurt?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Haleh Niknia-Agdassi
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: For some patients
In some patient's it can be painful, in some not at all.
In fact some patients find the procedure incredibly relaxing and fall asleep during the treatment.

In brief: For some patients
In some patient's it can be painful, in some not at all.
In fact some patients find the procedure incredibly relaxing and fall asleep during the treatment.
Dr. Haleh Niknia-Agdassi
Dr. Haleh Niknia-Agdassi
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Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
Family Medicine
In brief: Yes and no!?
You have to have a treatment to feel what it is like.
There are 2 levels of "ouch" that my patients tell me they feel. The first is the skin level ouch. Light as a feather to as if popped by a ruler. The deeper ouch can be from nothing to 7-8 level pain. This deeper pain is the chi or ache in the muscles that signals activation of the healing cycle. You are the guide as to how you tolerate it.

In brief: Yes and no!?
You have to have a treatment to feel what it is like.
There are 2 levels of "ouch" that my patients tell me they feel. The first is the skin level ouch. Light as a feather to as if popped by a ruler. The deeper ouch can be from nothing to 7-8 level pain. This deeper pain is the chi or ache in the muscles that signals activation of the healing cycle. You are the guide as to how you tolerate it.
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice
In brief: Yes
Yes.

In brief: Yes
Yes.
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
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