Acupuncture Treatments Mayo

Treatment Examples


Tiny needles are inserted into pre-determined points in the body.


Moxa is a powerful anti-inflamatory treatment. It has instant healing power and it is the most popular part of the treatment in the clinic.


This gentle electric current can be used by attaching to the needles or pads similar to a tens machine. This is an excellent treatment for reduced function or pain.

Studs and seeds are sometimes used in place of needles

Chinese herbs are often prescribes as part of acupuncture treatments.

There are a number of micro systems that are becoming widely used within the acupuncture process such as auricular and scalp treatments that can be very useful.