What are Seirin needles made of?

What are Seirin needles made of?

Made from only the highest quality surgical stainless steel, J-Type needles are synonymous with gentle, painless, and stress free acupuncture. The guide tube edges are rounded for the patient’s comfort and the shaft of the needle body is centered on the handle to ensure accuracy during treatment.

Are seirin needles coated?

SEIRIN Typ J15, with tube, plastic handle, silicon coated 100 needles per box.

Where are seirin needles made?

Kyoto, Japan
SEIRIN was founded in 1978 in Kyoto, Japan, with a mission to provide acupuncturists with high quality supplies for their practice. One of the first innovations to come from this new company was the world’s first disposable acupuncture needle.

What are the different types of acupuncture needles?

Table 1.

Name (English) Length
1 Spade needle 1 cun 6 fen
2 Round-Pointed needle 1 cun 6 fen
3 Pressure needle 3 cun 5 fen
4 Sharp-Edged needle 1 cun 6 fen

What is a J type needle?

Can acupuncture needles be left in too long?

Nothing serious will happen to you if acupuncture needles are left in for a too long. You might feel tired as over stimulation of the points can drain your energy. Currently there is no statutory regulation of acupuncture so anyone can pick up a needle and insert it and call it acupuncture.

How long can acupuncture needles be left in?

Acupuncture needles can be left in for any length of time between a few seconds and half an hour or so. The acupuncturist may twist or lightly flick the needles during this time. Some specialised very small, short needles can be left in for a few days.

What happens if acupuncture hits a nerve?

More painful pressure points If a needle hits a small nerve, muscle, or blood vessel, you may feel some pain or a more intense sensation. A single sensation is OK as long as it’s brief. Points on the extremities are more likely to produce stronger reactions in the form of dull aches or tingling sensations.

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