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How long does an acupuncture session last?

Dr. Daniel Hsu, DAOM
Alternative & Complementary Medicine
The length of acupuncture sessions varies depending on your condition. Typically, your first visit will be longer than your subsequent visits. Sessions can be as short as 30 minutes and as long as two hours.

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