How should I prepare for my appointment?
How long will my appointment take and how much will it cost?
Your first appointment will last 1-1.5 hours.
Initial appointment fee: $85.00
Followup appointment fee: $70.00
Cash, Check and Credit/Debit cards accepted for payment.
Please note we have a 24 hour cancellation policy. Your appointment time has been reserved specifically for you. Please be considerate of this policy and release your appointment time to another patient if you are unable to be here.
Please be sure to have a small snack an hour beforing arriving.
Wear loose comfortable clothing if possible. If this is not possible, we have gowns available.
Please no alcohol or recreational drug use before arriving.
For the sake of our patients with chemical sensitivities (and your own health) do not wear parfumes, colognes, body sprays, etc. Essential oils are fine.
Relax and don't worry... it's really not that bad!!
Treatment response varies for each person. Some patients feel signifigant relief immediately after treatment. That improvement may last days, weeks, or months. Other patients require several treatments before noticable results are gained. It is important to recognize that acupuncture is cumulative, meaning each treatment builds upon earlier treatments. It is very important to be aware of any change in symptoms- either in frequency or intenstiy or quality. These changes give us great feedback regarding your bodies williness to resond to this medicine. In very few cases, we see an exacerbation of symptoms. Generally, this only last 24 hours. Please feel free to contact us if you are concerned in any way regarding your post treatment experience.
Patients have differing responses to treatment. Some feel very energized and eager to take on projects. Other patients feel like taking a nap. Both responses are fine and exactly what the individual patient needs at the time. Be sensitive to what you are feeling after your treatment. Honor your bodies impulses. If you feel tired... rest. If you feel like being more active... do it.
For everyone we ask that for the next 24 hours after treatment you:
Abstain from VIGOROUS activity
Abstain from sexual intercourse
Do not have massage or energectic work (reiki)
Do not drink alcohol or use recreational drugs
Avoid extremes like cold swims or hot tubs
Eat a light meal... do not overindulge
What can I expect after treatment?
Post treatment advise
To our new patients, WELCOME!!
You will find most of the information you need to prepare for your first acupuncture session. If you have any problems downloading forms, please let us know. If you prefer, you may arrive 15 minutes before your appointment and fill out your forms in our waiting area. We look forward to meeting you soon!