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Acupuncture is the insertion of hair fine needles into the body to rebalance the flow of energy and restore health. The needles are one time use, stainless steel and extremely small. The insertions are generally painless, points are located throughout the body and the needles are retained for 30-40 minutes. Acupuncture is given at every treatment and considered the foundation of Oriental medicine therapy in the West.
Electro-acupuncture is a therapy where the needles are attached to an electrical current that continuously stimulates the acupuncture points. This is the same as using a tens unit or estim.