Does Acupuncture Hurt
Acupuncture needles are a different type of needle then most are familiar with. These "needles" are hair thin and made of stainless steel and are specifically engineered not to cause any pain.
Most people feel no pain but will usually feel a slight tingling or heavy sensation around the site of needling. This is usually accompanied by a feeling of relaxation which makes the whole needling process actually quite calming.