Advertisement

What should I expect during electroacupuncture?

Dr. Daniel Hsu, DAOM
Alternative & Complementary Medicine
A typical electroacupuncture (EA) treatment lasts for a minimum of 30 minutes. The frequency and intensity of the electricity used by the practitioner varies, based on the person and the condition being treated. During EA, you may experience tingling or mild involuntary muscle twitches. These are normal, temporary effects of the electricity entering the body.

Continue Learning about Acupuncture

Can Acupuncture Help Ease Your Chronic Pain?
Can Acupuncture Help Ease Your Chronic Pain?
In the quest to relieve chronic pain, having tiny needles inserted into your skin may not initially sound like a great idea. But the millions of Ameri...
Read More
What is moxibustion?
Dr. Daniel Hsu, DAOMDr. Daniel Hsu, DAOM
Moxibustion is a traditional Chinese medicine technique used in conjunction with acupuncture to ...
More Answers
What are the different types of acupuncture?
Dr. Daniel Hsu, DAOMDr. Daniel Hsu, DAOM
While the basic theoretical principles of acupuncture are fairly consistent, styles of acupunctu...
More Answers
What Are the Risks Involved with Ear Stapling?
What Are the Risks Involved with Ear Stapling?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.