-Wear loose and comfortable clothing during your treatments
-Make sure you have eaten before receiving acupuncture treatment
-When you arrive for your first treatment, I will have you fill out paperwork if you have not already done so.
-We will first have a discussion of what you’d like treatment for, as well as other conditions and the overall state of your health and wellbeing.
-After the discussion, I will start my treatment with physical assessments, including feeling your pulse, examining your abdomen and assessing your meridian channels.
– Treatment strategy may include several modalities according to the assessment.
-Needles can be left in for anywhere from 5 to 45 minutes or removed in a few seconds.
-After your treatment we will talk about the treatment plan for the future, as well as dietary and lifestyle advice.
-First office visits usually last about a tight one hour or longer. After that, visits can range from 45 minutes to an hour.