Is Acupuncture Safe?
The World Health Organization deems acupuncture a safe procedure when performed by an experienced, well-trained practitioner using sterile needles. Before receiving acupuncture treatment, patients should be aware of the possible risks and side effects, as well as ensure they are receiving acupuncture from a properly certified practitioner. Side Effects Acupuncture generally has less side effects than most medications and other procedures. Minor side effects of acupuncture can