These are the treatment recommendations from the National Institutes of Health. To ensure you give full possibility to the treatment of your condition these are the recommended guidelines practiced for medical acupuncture throughout the world. We encourage you to follow a least 1 course of treatment by these guidelines before as

Duration & Frequency For Treatments of Internal Medical Conditions

Stages of Condition

Frequency

Duration

Re-Evaluate After

Acute

2 to 3x weekly

4 weeks

12 treatments

Sub-Acute

2 to 3x weekly

4 weeks

12 treatments

Chronic

1 to 2x weekly

6 to 8 weeks

12 treatments

Recurrent Flare up

1-2x/weekly

4 to 8 weeks

12 treatments

When the patient's condition stabilizes, or no longer shows improvement from the therapy, a decision must be made on whether to continue treatment in order to stabilize and maintain the patient's progress, or to discontinue therapy.

Duration & Frequency For Treatments of Neuromuscluoskeletal Conditions

Stages of Condition

Initial Course

Follow Up Courses

Re-Evaluate After

 

 

Frequency

Duration

Frequency

Duration

 

 

Acute

3x weekly

4 weeks

2 to 3x weekly

4 weeks

12 treatments

Sub-Acute

3x weekly

4 weeks

2 to 3x weekly

4 weeks

12 treatments

Chronic

2 to 3x weekly

6 to 8 weeks

1 to 2x weekly

6 to 8 weeks

12 treatments

Recurrent Flareup

 

2 to 3x weekly

4 to 8 weeks

1 to 2x weekly

4 to 8 weeks

12 treatments