Stoughton Hospital Health Talk

What is Acupuncture and How Can it Help You?

February 24, 20159 min
Acupuncture is a system of complementary medicine that involves pricking the skin or tissues with needles, used to alleviate pain and to treat various physical, mental, and emotional conditions. Originating in ancient China, acupuncture is now widely practiced in the West.Since acupuncture has few side effects, it may be worth a try if you're having trouble controlling pain with more-conventional methods.In most cases, the needles remain in place for 10 to 20 minutes while you lie still and relax. There is usually no discomfort when the needles are removed.Anne Adametz talks about acupuncture and the benefits it can provide for you!

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