Q: What does acupuncture treat?
A: Acupuncture treats a wide variety of diseases and conditions. Acupuncture can help treat pain and musculoskeletal injuries, stress and stress related diseases, headaches, sleep disorders, anxiety/depression, OB/GYN conditions, weight management, various internal disorders, GI complaints, chronic and autoimmune disorders and their associated symptoms, respiratory disorders, cancer associated symptoms and treatment of side effects.
Q: Does acupuncture hurt?
A: Acupuncture utilizes needles thinner than a dog or cat's whisker. While you may experience some mild discomfort upon initial insertion, this will quickly disappate.
Q: What can I expect on my first visit?
A: On your first visit, I will spend time with you getting to know your case and come up with a comprehensive treatment plan. After the intake, you will get table time and a full treatment. The initial treatment will last about 60 minutes.
Q: What techniques do you use?
A: Treatment may consist of needling, acupressure, shiatsu/tuina massage, cupping or gua sha depending on your case and the treatment plan. Food and dietary therapy, as well as supplements, may also be incorporated into your treatment.
Q: Do you take insurance?
A: Yes, we do take insurance. However, some insurance plans do not cover acupuncture. We are happy to verify your insurance benefits to see if your plan covers acupuncture.