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your first acupuncture appointment
Acupuncture for women

 

At your first consultation your acupuncturist will ask you detailed questions about your condition, your bodily functions and your lifestyle. The pulses on your wrist will be taken and your tongue examined.

Your acupuncturist will not be looking for symptoms in isolation, as these are often part of a wider pattern of harmony and disharmony. Rather, through detailed questioning and observations, a comprehensive picture will be established. This will allow the selection of the appropriate combination of points in which to insert the needles.

Fine, sterile, disposable needles are used and the process should be almost painless, though you may feel a slight pinprick and some sensation of dullness around the area needled.