Frequently asked questions about acupunture for pain relief Here is a list of questions I am frequently asked about acupuncture for pain relief. If you have a question that isn't listed here, feel free to contact me and ask. How does acupuncture relieve pain? How quickly does acupuncture relieve pain? How long does acupuncture releive pain for? Does acupuncture work for back pain? Can I stop taking painkillers? Can acupuncture help with muscle pain? Can acupuncture help with sciatic nerve pain? Can acupuncture help a slipped disc?