Frequently Asked Questions
Does Acupuncture hurt?
What is the reason to visit an Acupuncturist?
Acupuncture provides a gentle healing treatment that may succeed where other treatments have not. Acupuncture can address ailments, health issues and pain. It can maximize wellness and maintain balance. The number one reason to get acupuncture treatments is to promote vitality and a healthy sense of wellbeing and to intensify the healing of the body, mind and spirit.
Is Acupuncture covered by insurance?
Also, you need to determine if your policy requires a referral from your doctor for your acupuncture appointment. In addition, you will need to know the number of treatments Insurance will pay for the calendar year, co-payments amount, deductibles, when your total deductibles are met, and any exclusions that may apply. If you are unable to obtain this information, we may be able to help you find out to determine if your insurance plan has acupuncture benefits.
You may also use your health savings account and flexible spending account cards for acupuncture treatment. Call your Insurance Company to verify it.
Is Acupuncture safe?
Hence, there is no risk of cross-infection. Licensed acupuncturists with the appropriate education are also well trained in anatomy, qi energy channels, knowledgeable about needle depth requirements and sterile needle technique to ensure your safety.
What can I expect at my first visit?
We will devise a personalized treatment plan to further your health goals and improve your condition using Integrative Medicine with Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture and collaborate with your MD Doctor when necessary. Our treatment plans include nutrition recommendations, supplements, Chinese Herbs and homeopathic products if needed, mind-body strategies and exercise suggestions.
Is there scientific evidence that Acupuncture works?
 &  National Institutes of Health Consensus Conference on Acupuncture, Program & Abstracts (Bethesda, MD, November 3-5, 1997). Office of Alternative Medicine and Office of Medical Applications of Research, Bethesda.
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How Many Treatments Will I Need?
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How long will an appointment take?
Generally, a new patient appointment is 1 1/2 hours and a follow-up appointment is 45 minutes.