Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs in Richmond, VA
Wang, Xiaoyan, L. Ac., MD (China)
Phone: (804) 301-1784
Email: or
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine have been practiced in China for more than three thousand years. For Chinese people this kind of medicine is not "alternative" but it is routine to take. In the United States, these practices seem very new. People have lots of questions. We have created this page to answer questions.
Here is where you will find FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) on:

1. What is acupuncture?
2. How does acupuncture work?
3. What is Chinese Herbal Medicine?
4. Does acupuncture hurt?
5. How long are the needles left in?
6. Are the needles sterile?
7. How long are treatments?
8. How many treatments are needed?
9. Can acupuncture treatment help with non-physical problems?
10. May Chinese medicine be used with medication and other medical care?
11. Is acupuncture effective on children?
12. I'm afraid of needles. Is it possible to undergo treatment without needles?
13. Is there anything I should or should not do before my appointment?
14. Why do you sometimes change acupuncture points between treatments?
15. How do I cook herbs?
16. What do herbs taste like?
17. Why do you use more than one herb in a Chinese herbal tea prescription?
18. What are the differences between Western and Traditional acupuncture?
19. Cancellation policy
20. Does health insurance cover acupuncture?

Any other questions and suggestions regarding acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine will be welcomed! Please let us know.

Richmond Acupuncture Clinic and Wellness Center in VA
About Us
Pain Relief
Wang, Xiaoyan
Phone: (804) 301-1784