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I offer a variety of services, as my focus and goal is to assist you in balancing your body and increasing longevity and wellness.
*I make every effort into ensuring that Acupuncture is affordable, please contact me for additional information.
Initial Acupuncture Treatment: (~1.5 hr)
- Patient interview and evaluation, followed by acupuncture treatment
- Includes supplementary modalities (cupping therapy, moxa, gua sha, tuina) as determined by Practitioner
- Includes herbal/TCM nutrition consultation + herbal formula medicine at an additional charge
Follow-up Acupuncture Treatment: (~60 min)
- Includes herbal/TCM nutrition consultation as determined by practitioner + additional herbal formula medicine fee
- + Cupping/Tuina: $40 additional
Cupping Therapy | Tuina (hands on body work) | Gua Sha (scraping)
- Cupping Therapy/Tuina/Gua Sha: (~30 min)
- Tuina (hands on body work): (~60 minutes)
Herbal/Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Nutrition Wellness Consultation
- Herbal/TCM nutrition consultation only: (~30 min) + additional herbal formula medicine fee.
- Herbal/TCM nutrition consultation follow-up: (~15 minutes) + additional herbal formula medicine fee
We accept cash and major credit cards. Please contact us for additional information about prices.
Fees are collected upfront at the time of service.
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If you have insurance coverage, Healing with Needles accepts most PPO insurance plans as an out-of-network provider. We will either bill your insurance company on your behalf or provide you with a statement (superbill) for you to submit to your insurance company. Please note that some insurances will not cover other modalities and certain conditions. If there is a rejected claim you will be responsible for any unpaid services provided.
I offer insurance verification FREE of charge. To find out if your insurance covers acupuncture, please email me 48 hours prior to FIRST APPOINTMENT and include your :
- Date of Birth
- Full Name
- Phone Number
- ID Number
- A picture of the front and back of your insurance card would be helpful
*Please allow 1-2 business day for insurance verification and a response
Acupuncture activates and improves the balance and flow of our internal resources (i.e. endorphin, neurological transmitters, blood flow, etc ) by using micro-fine (hair-like) disposable needles. Needles are never re-used. As we all know, the human body is a complex system, but what some of us forget or take for granted is that it has the ability to heal itself. Our body has the capability to regenerate itself with cells and chemical signals within us, signaling natural pain relieving substances, anti-inflammatory chemistry, hormones, and immune system enhancer.
Acupuncture helps the body manage and heal itself by squeezing more out of our natural self-healing capabilities, healing the body from inside out. Acupuncture is one of the key modalities used in Traditional Chinese/Asian Medicine and has been around for over 2000+ years.
In an official report, Acupuncture: Review and Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Trials, the World Health Organization (WHO) has listed the following symptoms, diseases and conditions that have been shown through controlled trials to be treated effectively by acupuncture:
- low back pain
- neck pain
- tennis elbow
- knee pain
- periarthritis of the shoulder
- facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders)
- dental pain
- tempromandibular (TMJ) dysfunction
- rheumatoid arthritis
- induction of labor
- correction of malposition of fetus (breech presentation)
- morning sickness
- nausea and vomiting
- postoperative pain
- essential hypertension
- primary hypotension
- renal colic
- adverse reactions to radiation or chemotherapy
- allergic rhinitis, including hay fever
- biliary colic
- depression (including depressive neurosis and depression following stroke)
- acute bacillary dysentery
- primary dysmenorrhea
- acute epigastralgia
- peptic ulcer
- acute and chronic gastritis
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Traditional Chinese/Asian Medicine
Therapeutic Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) form of massage and hands on body work. Pronounced “twee naw” meaning to grasp and pull. Tuina is a form of treatment that address specific patterns of disharmony in the body; relieving multiple disorders including insomnia, constipation, headaches, migraines, irritable bowel syndrome, premenstrual syndrome, and emotional problems. It can also treat disorders related to digestive, respiratory, and reproductive systems. Tuina can be used to address both internal diseases and external injuries, in conjunction with acupuncture, cupping, and moxibustion. To learn more click here.
An ancient form of alternative medicine that can be used together with acupuncture, tuina, and moxibustion where a licensed and skilled practitioner puts special cups (i.e. glass, bamboo, or plastic suction cups) on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People, especially athletes, get it for many purposes because it helps with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage. Think of it as a reverse massage, instead of the skin being pressed or kneaded down, it is being suctioned. The suction pulls out and assist the body in detoxifying dead blood cells to the surface of the skin, leaving a dark circle(s).
In TCM the darks circle(s) are not considered bruises because they are not created upon impact or trauma. Dark circle are created due to the suction of the cups, which is an indication of disharmony patterns and tension in the body. Some people will have darker circles then others, and some don’t at all. Cupping therapy results and experiences differ from person to person.
Cupping is contraindicated in pregnancy, patients with bleeding disorders, patients who bruise very easily (from medications etc), patients with skin ulcers and those currently receiving radiation or chemotherapy.
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Used on people who have a cold or stagnant condition. The burning of moxa (mugwort) is believed to expel cold and warm the meridians, which leads to smoother flow of blood and qi (energy). Qi is a termed used in TCM to describe the life force within us and all living things in the universe. To learn more about moxibustion and its therapeutic effects, click here
Herbal | Nutrition | Wellness Consultation
*Note herbal and wellness consultation is complementary and included with acupuncture treatments, but herbal formula is an additional fee.
Natural cGMP herbal formula’s, nutrition, and discussing your goals will be apart of your treatment session. Further discussions and evaluation will be required prior to any suggestion of herbal formulas, nutritional planning, or wellness goals. Please note and know that all these components (herbs, nutrition, and wellness goals), along with acupuncture and TCM therapies will work in conjunction to ensure your success in a healthier and more balanced you. Healing with Needles is here to help you manage your health. Healing starts from the inside out and that’s our motto. Nourish your insides before you see results on the outside. POSITIVE MINDSET = POSITIVE RESULTS.
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