A typical session begins after your initial visit to assess your health condition and goals. Before you start any treatment plan, it is important to know the benefits and risks to make sure it is the right choice for you. Atlas Health Care Center will place the sterile needles in specific points of the body. The needles will be left for a short period of time. This allows the body a chance to balance and start healing itself. The needles will then be removed. You are free to return to normal daily activities following your acupuncture treatment session. It is recommended to drink plenty of water to help in the detoxifying process.