Acupuncture is used in both Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine. It is considered a safe treatment when provided my a trained practitioner. Traditional Chinese acupuncture has been around for thousands of years. It is a holistic approach to health using the concept of Qi (energy).
Healing is promoted by inserting very small needles along meridians (energy channels) on your body. Some points may be obvious (i.e. around an area of pain), while others are chosen based on your Chinese diagnosis.
Common conditions people seek acupuncture for:
Overall patients feel deep relaxation during their treatments. If you have any questions you can book a free 15-minute consult to see if acupuncture is a good option for you!
Your skin is your largest organ. Changes in your skin may be caused by changes from inside your body. Cosmetic and dermatologic acupuncture is a holistic approach to skin issues using Traditional Chinese Medicine treating your skin both inside and out.
With the use of several of acupuncture needles and facial massage, cosmetic and dermatologic acupuncture can help with toning your face, reducing wrinkles, eczema, psoriasis, acne and more.
It is recommended that you have at least 10 treatments with 2 sessions per week for the first 3-4 weeks. Once changes are seen maintenance treatments can be booked. Some people notice results immediately, but usually lasting results are seen during 5th and 7th treatment.
Treatments include a relaxing facial massage after acupuncture treatment.
For best results treat at first sign of wrinkles!
There are a few considerations before booking cosmetic acupuncture including (but not limited to) current medications, health conditions, previous cosmetic or health procedures.
This service is open to new and existing patients who are using acupuncture treatments as a part of their healing journey every Thursday morning from 9am-12:30pm. Costs for treatments are reduced using a sliding scale to make routine treatments more accessible to the community.
First-time, non-existing patients: $35-$60, approximately 45 minutes.
Follow-up, existing patients: $25-$50, approximately 30 minutes.
Choose what you want to pay within the scale, no questions asked!
Other patient's may be receiving treatments during your booked time. If you want to discuss sensitive health updates they can be done prior to treatment in my office. Treatments are approximately 30 minutes long.
Please respect other's privacy and treatments by keeping noise to a minimum and phones off or on silent.
Please wear loose fitting clothes like shorts and t-shirts for easy access to point locations. You are welcome to change in our facility prior to your appointment. Please remember to complete your intake forms prior to visit to avoid decreasing treatment time.
Community acupuncture is a great way to receive treatments with minimal commitment:
Group healing is a common method of acupuncture in Asia. It allows for an overall sense of calm and wellness for the group. However, if you are uncomfortable with other patients in the room this may not be the best option for you.