What To Expect From Acupuncture Visits

What should I expect at an acupuncture session?

During your first office visit, the practitioner will ask you at length about your health condition, lifestyle, and behavior. The practitioner will want to obtain a complete picture of your treatment needs and behaviors that may contribute to your condition. Inform the acupuncturist about all treatments or medications you are taking and all medical conditions you have.

Acupuncture needles are metallic, solid, and hair-thin. People experience acupuncture differently, but most feel no or minimal pain as the needles are inserted. Some people feel energized by treatment, while others feel relaxed. The acupuncture points are specific locations where the Meridians come to the surface of the skin, and are easily accessible by "needling," Moxibustion, and Acupressure. The connections between them ensure that there is an even circulation of Qi, a balance between Yin and Yang.  Energy constantly flows up and down these pathways. When pathways become obstructed, deficient, excessive, or just unbalanced, Yin and Yang are said to be thrown out of balance. This causes illness. Acupuncture is said to restore the balance. Improper needle placement, movement of the patient, or a defect in the needle can cause soreness and pain during treatment. This is why it is important to seek treatment from a qualified acupuncture practitioner. 

Treatment may take place over a period of several weeks or more.  Call our office for more information (973) 383-0003.


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Newton / Andover - Dr Michael Grano

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Newton / Andover - Dr Michael Grano

Monday
10:00 am - 1:00 pm 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
Closed
Thursday
10:00 am - 1:00 pm 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday
Closed
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Hamburg - Dr Andrew Grano

Monday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
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9:00 am - 1:00 pm 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday
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