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?
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.
Are you open for massage?
Not right now. We’d like to see numbers go down before we offer massage again. Want to know when it returns? Go here to be added to our list and we’ll contact you when we start offering it again.
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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