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Acupuncture is a technique of inserting and manipulating needles into "acupuncture points" on the body. According to acupunctural teachings this will restore health and well-being. The definition and characterization of these points is controversial. Acupuncture is thought to have originated in China and is most common... more at Wikipedia

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Migraine Headaches
Back Pain
Overall, 69% (4308 Members) find Acupuncture helpful

Acupuncture Reviews

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worked for 24 hours
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Acupuncture in the best part of my week!
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NOTHING works as well. however, no insurance pays for it and I can't afford it.
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I respond to acupuncture. Helped to lower pain on high pain days.
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Did help depending on the acupuncturist, some were too painful. With the right person very helpful as long as you are going all the time. gets expensive.
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really helped with acute pain and loosening up tight joints
Not for migraines. Tends to increase the head pain. Has worked well for other physical issues.
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Made me slightly less fatigued, but even slightly is a welcome improvement! Didn't help much with pain, but I think it could.
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It did help with relaxation and reducing stress. It is costly though because at the time my insurance didn't cover all of the costs.
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  1. Discussion: Acupuncture
    so glad it helped :) How often can you get the acupuncture done? Are you planning on going for a set series of them? [More]
  2. Discussion: Acupuncture
    Did anyone receive acupuncture while having a TBI? And if so, how did it work out for you? [More]
  3. Discussion: acupuncture
    Anyone out there use acupuncture. [More]
  4. Discussion: Acupuncture?
    I've always wanted to try acupuncture. Thanks for the tips! [More]
  5. Advice: Acupuncture
    I did acupuncture with 2 of my 5 IVF cycles. It was definitely relaxing during stressful IVF cycles, but I didn't get my BFP with an acupuncture cycle. [More]