Frequently Asked Questions
How does acupuncture work?
What does acupuncture treat?
It can treat chronic pain, fatigue, depression/anxiety, seasonal allergies, and headaches, to name a few. Acupuncture is part of a comprehensive medicine and can treat almost everything. Learn more about what we treat here.
How many acupuncture treatments will I need?
Does acupuncture hurt?
No. Acupuncture is a pain-free way to improve your health. If you feel anything at all, you may feel a tiny sensation like a mosquito bite when the needle is inserted and then, it goes away. Many times patients fall asleep during their treatments.
How big are acupuncture needles?
Is it safe?
Do I have to completely undress for acupuncture?
Do you reuse or recycle acupuncture needles?
This is my first acupuncture session. What can I do to prepare?
Do you accept insurance?
What are your rates for acupuncture?
For your initial acupuncture treatment, the cost is $145 and the session lasts about 1.5 hours. For follow-up treatments, the cost is $95 and the session lasts about 1 hour. These prices do not include the cost of recommended products such as Chinese herbs or pain-relief patches.
What types of payment do you take?
We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and checks as well as Flexible Savings Account (FSA)/Health Savings Account (HSA) debit cards/checks. We also offer zero-contact payment options such as Apple Pay, Android Pay and email invoicing. For returned checks, we charge a fee of $40/check.
Right now we are not accepting cash.
Acupuncture may qualify as a medical expense for tax purposes. Ask your accountant for more information.
Do I tip for acupuncture?
No. Our licensed acupuncturists do not accept tips.
Do I have to completely undress for massage?
Will I be covered during the massage?
What type of lotion/gel/oil do you use during a massage?
We have the options of massage gel, lotion or oil for you to choose from. All of them are unscented, nut-free, and paraben-free.
What are your rates for massage?
For a 60-minute massage, the cost is $90 and for a 90-minute massage, the cost is $130.
Do I tip for massage?
How do Chinese herbs work?
Are Chinese herbs safe? What are the side effects?
Will Chinese herbs interact with my over-the-counter medicine and prescriptions?
What is the cancellation policy?
Can I use my Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Account (HSA) to pay for my treatment?
When is payment due for my treatment?
Further Interest in Traditional Chinese Medicine
A great resource is The Web that Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine by Ted Kaptchuk which provides a comprehensive look at the theory behind Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is a must-read for all acupuncture enthusiasts.
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By Appointment Only
Monday 12 pm - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 8 am - 7 pm
Wednesday 12 - 7:30 pm
Thursday 8 am - 5 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 7 pm
Saturday 9 am - 2 pm