Your First Acupuncture Visit

How to prepare ?

  • Please wear loose and comfortable clothing that gives your acupuncturist access to acupuncture points, you will be asked to disrobe, feel free to bring shorts and a t-shirt to wear to make your treatment more comfortable
  • Don’t eat large meals before or after your treatments, but do make sure your blood sugar is in check, have a light snack before your treatment
  • Avoid stressful situations. Give yourself time to relax, and be sure to have a good night sleep prior to the treatment
  • Refrain from working out, overexertion, drugs or alcohol after your visit

What to expect ?

  • If something in uncomfortable during your treatment please let your acupuncturist know immediately. Different people need different adjustments of needles based on their bodies. If you feel a burning or sharp sensation let your acupuncturist know
  • Between your visits, take notes of any changes that may have taken place. Changes such as alleviation of pain, pain moving to other areas of the body, or changes in the frequency of the condition