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How Long Are The Acupuncture Needles Left In For?

Acupuncture needles are generally left inserted into the body for between 20-60 mintues, depending upon the acupuncturist and the problem being treated.

Personally, I let my patients relax on the couch with the acupuncture needles inserted for round 25 minutes. If a person's energy is weak, I reduce the time to 20 minutes. If they are very anxious i increase the time to 30 minutes.

Some people like less time and some like more. If some people like more time on the couch and I have time spare, I give them longer.