Acupuncture Services Available
Acupuncture is a key component of holistic medicine, and is used to treat a variety of physical and mental ailments leading to a higher quality of life.
Common areas of treatment include those for gastrointestinal dysfunction, respiratory concerns, headaches, stress, allergens, women’s health, urinary health, mood disorders, and pain disorders.
We Offer The Following Acupuncture Services
Full Session (Individual) – $90, sixty-minute individual session. A comprehensive session with medical history discussing desired goals, recommendations, and treatment sessions.
Follow Up Session (Individual) – $60
Group Session – $25 per person with 4 people for 1 hour.
Sixty-minute group session addressing symptoms of stress and anxiety with goals of relief experienced in a community setting of peace and relaxation.
Acupuncture Coupled with Psychotherapy – Experience anxiety relief prior to participating in a psychotherapy session to optimize results of stress relief.
Detox Acupuncture – $80 – Experience symptom relief by participating in a 60-minute session with our acupuncturist that is certified with the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association. This treatment session can help alleviate symptoms from medication changes, dietary changes, unhealthy lifestyles, and other environmental factors.
Cupping – $60 – Experience muscle tension relief and relaxation by participating in this scientifically proven technique to increase blood flow and decrease inflammation. Each session lasts approximately 45 minutes.
Gua Sha – $60 – Modern research shows Gua Sha produces an anti-inflammatory and immune protective effect that persists for days following a single treatment to account for the immediate relief that patients feel from pain, stiffness, fever, chills, coughing, wheezing, nausea and vomiting, etc. This is a wonderful reason Gua Sha is effective in acute and chronic internal organ disorders including liver inflammation associated with hepatitis, elevated liver enzymes, and other complex conditions.
Migraine Relief – Ear Seeds – $25
Additional time may be requested with each session for approximately $25 for each 15-minute addition.
Research Articles for Benefits of Massage
New Research Analysis Indicates Massage Therapy Strongly Recommended for Pain Management
Published May 10, 2016
New Research Analysis Indicates Massage Therapy Shows Promise for Pain & Anxiety in Cancer Patients
Published August 17, 2016
New Research Analysis Indicates Value of Massage Therapy for Surgical Pain
Published September 14, 2016
Massage and Stress Reduction
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Want to learn more about our services? Call today to schedule a 15-minute complimentary session with a provider.
If you are considered treatment-resistant with chronic mood or pain conditions (by failing two or more therapeutic measures, i.e., therapy and/or medicative) you would be applicable for a “New Client Consultation” lasting approximately 60 minutes with a provider. We are able to accept insurance for this appointment.