We Get Know You Inside and Out
The Acupuncturist's goal is to understand the patterns of disease in the individual at the time of examination.
Just like a Medical Doctor, an Acupuncturist will assess your physical condition, by identifying symptoms, uncovering your medical history and any external factors that may impact your health and well-being, through an extensive interview.
The acupuncturist will then choose the acupuncture points, the techniques and methods, such as cupping and moxibustion, to be used in order to regulate and bring the body into balance.
- Speech Characteristics
- Facial Color
- Body Build
- Tongue Coating
- Tongue Moisture
- Tongue Mobility
We look for:
The First Treatment
Once the diagnosis is made, we begin treatment! Needles come in different lengths and widths, according to the depth of the insertion. Depending upon the placement of the needles, you may lie face down or face up or on your side.
The procedure is not generally painful. Most people feel very peaceful and may even fall asleep. The needles are usually in place for 20-30 minutes. Each condition requires a different number of needles at various acupuncture points. A typical treatment usually requires between 4 and 20 needles.
Your Acupuncturist will be able to assess the approximate number of treatments needed for your condition after your first treatment.