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What is the disadvantages of acupuncture?

Some patients report minor soreness for a period of time immediately following treatment, although it is rarely a cause for concern. In many cases, acupuncture cannot possibly cure the physical ailment, as in the case of broken bones; at best, it can aid in alleviating the accompanying pain in such circumstances

Acupuncture typically involves regularly scheduled follow-up treatments, which may prove a hassle for some patients. Treatments can be costly and often aren’t covered by health insurance providers, and results aren’t guaranteed, possibly leading some patients to believe they’ve wasted their time and money. And although acupuncture produces little to no side effects when delivered properly by a licensed acupuncturist, unqualified practitioners can deliver substandard care, resulting in pain from improper needle placement and even infections from unsterilized needles