How does acupuncture treatment feel?
Most people find acupuncture very relaxing. It is hard to describe the sensation felt, one person will experience the
Does acupuncture hurt?
The emphasis of integrated acupuncture is minimum intervention, where usually only a few points are needed.
Should I tell my doctor about my planned acupuncture treatment?
If you are currently receiving treatment from your doctor it is recommended you tell your doctor that you are planning to have acupuncture.
Do not stop taking your medication without professional guidance. Please advise Annabel about any medication and supplements you are taking as this
may affect your response to the acupuncture treatment. The acupuncture treatment may enable you to reduce or even stop taking some forms of
medication, but you should always consult your doctor regarding any change of prescription. Acupuncture works well either as a stand-alone therapy or
in combination with other therapies.
I have private health insurance, will it cover my cost for treatment?
That depends upon your insurer. As the demand for complementary medicine increases more private health insurance companies are beginning to offer
cover for traditional acupuncture. You should check your individual policy details.