It's very Safe and Effective!
By properly inserting these hair thin filaments into the proper acupuncture points, many or most cases of pain or dysfunction will improve or disappear completely. Often, we can help not only with the main problem you came in with, but other health issues you may have thought couldn't be helped. Drugs and surgery can be life saving and necessary treatments.......
When they perform optimally we are grateful for their use. However, they often do not perform optimally and the side effects can leave a patient worse off then when they first sought treatment.
Is acupuncture safe?
All properly trained acupuncturists who belong to one of the reputable, professional associations are stringent about safety. They use only sterilized, disposable needles so there's no risk of infection and insert them carefully and correctly to prevent any injury.