Are Acupuncture Needles Safe?

One of the most common concerns patients have before receiving acupuncture is about the safety of acupuncture needles. Before we get too far into the details, let’s just get the main point across: all acupuncture needles are sterile, single-use medical devices. After each use, the acupuncture needles are disposed in a medical waste container.

There, we said it. Needles are NEVER re-used, re-sterilized, re-packaged, or re-anything else. So if you are still interested in learning more, read on…
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