FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

Does it hurt?

You may feel a little sensation. But the pain is minimal. The needles are as thin as human hair.  In fact, it is so relaxing that many of our patients fall asleep during treatment.

 

Where do you needle?

Primarily on your lower legs, feet,

arms, hands, head and ears.

How long are treatment sessions?

New visits typically last between 45-60 minutes. Return visits are typically 45 minutes.

 

Is insurance accepted?

We accept some insurance for acupuncture.  Please call the front office and they can verify your coverage.

 

What about clothing?

We primarily treat areas on the body that do not require the removal of clothing. Please wear loose fitting clothing.

WHAT DO WE TREAT?

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can treat most chronic problems and non-emergency acute problems that western medicine can treat.  It is often more effective and always safer.

 

Here is a partial list of the many ailments that are commonly treated in our office.

Mental-Emotional:

Anxiety

Depression

Stress

Insomnia

 

Musculo-Skeletal

Back pain

Neck pain

Shoulder pain

Joint pain

Bursitis

Tendinitis

Sciatica

Osteoarthritis

Sprains, Strains

Speeds healing of broken bones and torn ligaments

Fibromyalgia

Pinched nerves

Tennis elbow

Rotator cuff injury

 

Neurological:

Headache and migraine

Trigeminal neuralgia (TMJ)

Bells Palsy

Post stroke recovery

Peripheral neuropathy

Meniere’s disease

Dizziness / Vertigo

 

Respiratory:

Sinusitis

Rhinitis

Common Cold

Acute Tonsillitis

Acute bronchitis

Bronchial asthma

 

Disorders of the mouth:

Toothache

Post extraction pain

Acute and chronic pharyngitis

 

Gastro-intestinal disorders:

Spasms of the esophagus

Hiccough

Acute and chronic gastritis

Acid Reflux

Chronic duodenal ulcer

Acute duodenal ulcer

Acute and chronic colitis

Constipation

Diarrhea

SIBO

Bloating and Gas

Microbiome Restoration