Yes. Millions of Americans receive acupuncture every year. As required by law, all licensed acupuncturists use pre-sterilized, disposable, single-use needles to ensure your complete safety.
Yes. We only use sterile, one-time use, disposable needles. We use the thinnest smallest needles possible. Some are thinner than a human eyelash; so thin that they are flexible.
Yes. Licensed Acupuncturists are required to undergo extensive education, pass comprehensive national board examinations administered by the NCCAOM and be licensed by the state.
You may feel a light touch or nothing at all. After the needles are in, you may enjoy a warm, cozy, flow of energy throughout your body. Some people relax so much during the treatment that they take a short nap, which often feels like a very long rejuvenative sleep. I will walk you through every step so that each session is comfortable and there are no surprises. It's a very therapeutic experience.
Some people feel relief immediately after just one treatment. Some take a several sessions for the effects to cumulatively build momentum.
We will create a unique treatment plan based on your needs.
You will complete a comprehensive intake form. I will ask about your health, lifestyle, family history, and wellness goals. I will take all this information into consideration when customizing a treatment for you. We can discuss your treatment plan. A treatment will be provided during the first visit. Many people find acupuncture treatment deeply relaxing and soothing. Patients often fall asleep for a short time during the session.