During your first visit, I usually conduct an in-depth interview and exam, which will consist of asking numerous questions about your primary complaint as well as a complete health history, and relevant questions about aspects of your health to help build up a complete picture and to put your illness into holistic context.If I feel that Acupuncture will be effective for you, a customized treatment will be formulated. Your first visit will take about 1 hour, with subsequent visits lasting 30-45 minutes.During your treatment, you will lay either face up or face down, in a comfortable position, on a massage table. The needles are generally painless and most people only feel a tapping sensation. Once the needles are in and you are comfortable, you will relax in the treatment room for about 20 – 30 minutes. I will check back in on you often see that you are comfortable during that period. After that time I will return and take out the needles.After the acupuncture treatment is over, I will prescribe Chinese Herbs.Most people find acupuncture completely painless and very relaxing; most patients will actually fall asleep during treatment.
I only use sterile disposable needles.
We want you to be comfortable. We have plenty of gowns for you to change into, but if you’d like feel free to bring shorts and a loose fitting t-shirt to change into.
When you make an appointment, please be aware that we have set aside time for you. As a courtesy to our other patients, please be on time for your appointments. There will be a charge for any appointment missed or cancelled with less than 24 hours notice.