So how does it work? When you go to an acupuncturist, they will ask you where your pain is located. Then they will tell you were your main points of nerves and acupunctural points that they will use to release your pain. You are put almost in yoga like state and then place needles in all the points and allow you to relax with the needles still in your skin. You should know that the needles are vary small and are only but in far enough to stay. The needles are left in for several minutes. ]
This method of pain relief should only be used to mild-medium pain. It has not been proven to work on serious or immobilizing pain. When going to acupuncture, you need to make sure that they are sterilized and use new needles every time. This will help you have a safe session without the worries of contracting a disease such as hepatitis or other diseases that are transferred through blood.
This is a new way to rid of your of pain. Acupuncture can be expensive and does have it's drawbacks. It has not been approved by any association and is much like a myth. No one has ever given it the certification of being effective, but some people do believe that it works for them. If it sounds like something you think is worth trying then you should research for an acupuncturist in your area.