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Acupuncture FAQs

Are needles reused?

No, disposable needles are only used in Derry Health Centre.

Does it hurt?

It is our goal to help restore the body’s natural ability to heal while making you as comfortable as possible.  When inserting the needles only temporary pain should be experienced; dissipating after seconds.

How soon will it work for me?

It is often that our patients experience immediate relief but is dependant on a case-by-case scenario.

What conditions can be treated?

Some of the common conditions that can be treated are: chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, lower backache, cervical spondylosis, condylitis, arthritic conditions, headaches & migranes, dysmenorrhea, allergic reactions, irritable bowel syndrome, indigestion, general and specific use for pain relief, muscle spasms, anxiety disorders, depression, additional to alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.