Does Acupuncture Hurt?

No, the needles used are so ultra fine that they can even be tied in a knot. There are a variety of sensations that can occur during acupuncture ranging from tingling to heaviness. These are called qi sensations. Sometimes you can feel slight soreness if the needle is being used to release a tight muscle but this sensation is temporary. Acupuncture is very relaxing and a lot of patients take an “acunap”.