Are you wondering if acupuncture and TCM treatment is right for you? Dr. Yang Su and Dr. Crystal Su of Grande Prairie Acupuncture & Acupressure Clinic have presented information on this page to help you make an informed decision.
Over $500 Million Spent Annually on Acupuncture in U.S.
It is estimated that somewhere between 10 and 15 million Americans spend approximately $500 million a year on acupuncture for treatment of AIDS, allergies, asthma, arthritis, bladder and kidney problems, bronchitis and constipation.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Does acupuncture hurt?
A: You can expect to feel, at most, a mosquito-bite sensation as the acupuncture needle is inserted. As we manipulate the needle to stimulate your body’s healing energies, sensations may be felt such as a dull ache, a shooting sensation, warmth, cooling, distending or a heavy feeling. These are all considered good feelings, reflecting the efficacy of the treatment.
Q: Are there any side effects?
A: Acupuncture is very safe and there are virtually no adverse effects or complications when practiced by competent registered acupuncturists like Dr. Yang Su and Dr. Crystal Su at Grande Prairie Acupuncture & Acupressure Clinic. Needles used for acupuncture are fine, sterile, disposable stainless steel instruments.