Q. What should I know about the proposed treatment?

A. We will explain the nature of your problem in Oriental medical terms and what treatment we are recommending. We will tell you what benefits and risks there are to the proposed treatment and what other treatment are available to you through us or by referral to another practitioner or physician.

Q. Is there anything I need to do before receiving an acupuncture treatment?

A. The following suggestions will help you get the maximum benefits from your treatment:

  1. Wear loose clothing. Women should not wear one piece dresses. Avoid wearing stockings.
  2. Avoid treatment when excessively fatigued, hungry, full, emotionally upset, or shortly after sex.

Q. Is there anything I need to do while receiving acupuncture?

A.1. Relax. There is no need to be frightened. Ask us any questions you have along the way so that you can get the most benefit possible from the treatment.
2. Do not change your position or move suddenly. If you are uncomfortable, tell us.

Q. What can I expect after treatment?

A. Patients often experience dramatic results in the first treatment. Some patients experience an immediate total or partial relief of their pain or other symptoms. This relief may last or some pain may return. In a few cases, there may be no immediate relief only to notice the pain diminish over the next couple of days. Generally, you should expect to feel better.