Butler VA Health Care System
Acupuncture refers to solid stainless steel, hair-thin needles inserted through the skin and moved by hand or electrical stimulation. Needles are inserted into defined locations, painful areas, and tight muscles.
A typical acupuncture treatment can use as many as 30 needles depending on the symptoms and their severity. Typically, you will be seated, lying face down or up. The number of treatments is highly individualized and it can take several visits to determine your response.
Acupuncture is used mainly to relieve discomfort associated with a variety of diseases and conditions. Conditions acupuncture may help treat include:
- Chronic pain (pain more than 3 months)
- Low Back Pain
- Neck Pain
- Arm/Wrist Pain
- Hip/Leg Pain
Interested in acupuncture? Talk to your doctor at VA Butler Healthcare. Your VA doctor will determine if acupuncture is a good choice for you. For questions, please talk to your health care team.
VA Butler Health Care Center
353 North Duffy Road, Butler, PA
- 800-362-8262 Ext. 6449
Hours of Operation
- 8:00am - 4:00pm