One question that I am asked is, “Is acupuncture a placebo? Don’t you have to believe that it will work in order for it to help?” The answer is no! There are hundreds of studies to prove it’s effectiveness, but some people need to experience it. Ted Lilly, who plays baseball for the Dodgers, is no longer doubtful. He found that acupuncture increased his range of motion almost as soon as he got off the table and helped him return to the game more quickly. Read more here.