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How many needles will my acupuncturist use?

Dr. Daniel Hsu, DAOM
Alternative & Complementary Medicine
An acupuncturist will have to examine you and determine the number of needles to use. Different practitioners may choose to use different numbers of needles to treat the same ailment. There is also no minimum or maximum number of needles used. Personally, I have used as few as one needle to as many as dozens at a time.

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