Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese medicine Involving sterile, thin metal needles which are inserted into pressure points on the skin. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reports that acupuncture is safe. Out of millions who receive treatment annually, the agency reports receiving only a few complaints per year about complications from acupuncture.

Typical Costs:

• Fees for an initial visit range from $75 to $95 for an acupuncture session and medical consultation. Routine visits cost $60 to $70.