Frequently Asked Questions
There are a number of schools of thought explaining the mechanisms behind Acupuncture. We do know is that Acupuncture promotes the natural healing process by having specific effects at designated Acupuncture points. Through these actions, healing takes places through your body’s innate healing capacity.
Yes. Acupuncture needles are disposable and for single use only. In addition to needle safety, acupuncture has no known dangerous side effects. There are small chances of bruising, bleeding and muscle spasms.
Considering the thousands of years of Acupuncture use, Acupuncture is considered one of the safest medical procedures.
Acupuncture and Chinese medicine can treat many different diseases. A few specific things we treat: acute/chronic pain, stress, digestive issues, depression/anxiety, women’s health and fertility, headaches, and insomnia. The list is significant, so its important to have an initial consultation if you are unsure.
Typically, the longer the condition, the longer the course of treatment before one experiences substantial or lasting results. Acupuncture can be done as often as five times a week, or as little as once a month.
Yes. Acupuncture is a safe and effective way to alleviate many discomforts commonly associated with pregnancy, especially nausea. In addition, acupuncture can be used to help promote a more efficient labor. In fact, many midwives and obstetricians refer their pregnant patients to Acupuncture.
Yes, many insurance plans cover acupuncture. You can call your insurance provider with specific questions, or have us verify benefits before your first appointment.