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The Anatomy of an Acupuncture Needle | AcuTake

By Sara Calabro

Can I see it? Acupuncturists get asked this a lot. “It” being the acupuncture needle.

Many people are curious about these mysterious and sometimes anxiety-provoking objects. Most of the time, when people are shown acupuncture needles, they are surprised to discover how thin they are. They do not bear any resemblance to needles that are used for injections or to draw blood.

See for yourself. The pictures below show an average-size acupuncture needle.

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