‘Modern and present-day pediatric acupuncture needle’ [Source: Mori H, Nagano H. Harikyu Museum (Museum of Traditional Medicine), Vol. Publishing Department at Morinomiya College of Medical Arts and Sciences,
One of the most common questions we get about acupuncture is, "Does it hurt?" The needles used for acupuncture are very thin & flexible. Some patients have reported a "dull ache" (which is chi moving) or no feeling of the needle at all.