While acupuncture can be slightly painful to some, most people experience a feeling of peace and relaxation during the treatment.
You should be fine to travel home alone afterwards. If you are in any doubt, you could take a friend with you on your first visit.
At Ever Health Chinese Medical Centre in Finchley, we will provide you with all the advice you need before starting your first session, so you can feel comfortable during the entire procedure.
Dr J. Wang is a registered Chinese acupuncturist and herbalist fully qualified in TCM, including acupuncture and herbal treatments. He grew up in a medical family. He studied for seven years at Beijing University of TCM (award Bachelor of Medicine) and Middlesex University and was the first person in the UK to be bestowed with a BSc Hons and an MSc in TCM. He specialises in all aspects of acupuncture, but has also worked in dermatology, gynaecology and ophthalmology department in famous Chinese hospitals in Beijing and Shanghai, before working in clinics in the UK.
He has been practicing TCM in the UK since 1990, is a full member of the Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture UK and was listed on the NHS Directory of Complementary and Alternative Practitioners.
Each treatment consists of a number of fine needles being inserted into specific locations of your body for 30 to 60 minutes according to your presenting symptoms. These could bring about changes in the body to help restore health and vitality.
Before starting a session, you will get all the information you need about the procedure.