How often should I have acupuncture?
How often you should have acupuncture treatment depends upon what is being treated, your budget and if you are taking Chinese herbs.
The therapeutic benefits of acupuncture last around 3-4 days. If you are having acupuncture only and your problem isn't chronic, you can have acupuncture once a week. If your problem is chronic and your budget allows, you would benefit from having acupuncture twice a week.
Will acupuncture work if I have it less often?
If you have acupuncture less than once a week you are less likely to feel the benefits of the acupuncture treatment.
How often do I need acupuncture if I'm taking Chinese herbs?
If you are taking Chinese herbs together with your acupuncture treatment and your budget is tight, then you can have acupuncture treatment every 2 weeks.
How often should I have acupuncture maintenance sessions?
Once your symptoms has reduced in intensity and you feel better, you can have acupuncture maintenance sessions every 1-2 months depending upon your condition.