Frenqently asked questions:

Q: I would like to come in for an acupuncture treatment, however I'm scared of needles! What should I do?

A: Most people with say acupuncture doesn't hurt. I can strengthen you to remove your fears. The sensation is like a mosquito bite or less. Once the needles are in place there maybe slight pressure or tingling sensation, which indicates the treatment is working well, the sensation you feel is not painful. An acupuncture needle is like a strand of hair.

Q: Can Acupuncture treat more than pain?

A: Yes, definitely! Acupuncture is a system which can influence three areas of health: •Promotion of health and well-being. •Prevention of illness. •Treatments of various medical conditions.

Q: How often are treatments required?

A: Once per week is the minimum treatment frequency during the active healing phase. With treatment once per week, cumulative results add up moving toward reducing symptoms and improving condition in which are measurable. For very severe or chronic conditions, it is advisable to enter a treatment regimen of 2-3 treatments per week, until relief is felt.

Q: How can I get an ACC claim?

A: Please contact Peter Tauranga Acupuncture Clinic for more information, regarding your claim.

Q: Why Choose Acupuncture?

A: Acupuncture has the benefits of being low in cost (ACC) and requiring no recovery time. It also important to note that acupuncturists treat the whole body, while may doctors are only willing to treat one aliment at a time.