That depends on the individual circumstances. Sessions are held once or twice a week at first. An improvement is usually seen between the first and third sessions, although more chronic conditions may take longer. Once the condition has been stabilised, monthly sessions might be needed in order to maintain equilibrium. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture is also highly effective as a means to boost the body’s defensive energies, and many people use acupuncture to alleviate difficulties in adjusting to the changing seasons.