WHAT DOES ACUPUNCTURE TREAT?
Heal Your Body
Overall, the Chinese have mapped the presence of 361 acupoints in the major meridians. Below is a list of conditions and circumstances for which people commonly find acupuncture treatment to be effective.
Allergies, Asthma, Sinusitis, Headaches, TMJ, Back Pain, Sciatica,
Musculoskeletal Problems, Insomnia, Anxiety, Dizziness, Depression, High Blood Pressure, Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Addictions, Indigestion, Constipation, Sexual Dysfunction, Post-Operative Recovery, Palliative Care.
Menstrual Irregularities, Menopause, Conception Difficulties, Pregnancy, Childbirth, Lactation Difficulties, Postpartum, Ovarian and Uterine Problems.
Prostate, Infertility, Impotence.
Prevention, Stress Management, Wellness, Seasonal Attunement
Acupuncture is recognized by the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to be effective in the treatment of a wide variety of medical problems.
Below is a list of disorders for which acupuncture is effective (according to the NIH):
Muscle, Bone and Nerve Pain
and Diseases Sprains / Strains Back Pain Leg Pain Foot Pain Stiff Shoulders and Neck Lumbago Sciatica Tennis Elbow Carpal Tunnel syndrome and Painful Joints TMJ; Toothache Headache and Migraines Rheumatism; Arthritis Facial Paralysis; Bell’s Palsy Fibromyalgia
Obstetrics and gynecology
Menstrual Pain and Cramping PMS Menopause Infertility Fetal Malposition
Addictions Tobacco Narcotics Alcohol Weight Loss
Diseases of the heart and
Angina High blood pressure Obesity Drug addiction Smoking
Indigestion Stomach ulcers Gall stones Diarrhea Constipation Nausea and vomiting Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Diseases of the respiratory system
Allergies Asthma Bronchitis Sinusitis
Diseases of the nervous system
Stroke Neuralgia Stress, anxiety, depression and other nervous disorders Nerve paralysis
What does a treatment consist of?
1st visit will be approx 75-90 minutes
Follow up visits will be approx 45-60 minutes
Your session will include the insertion of small, thin, flexible needles into acupuncture points on the body. Some treatments will consist of half the time face up and half face down, depending on what I am treating. You will be in a relaxing setting with music and low lighting to allow you to rest while the needles to do their work.
Prices & insurance
Rate - $85 per treatment.
****Prepaid package of 4 visits @ $300 ($75/visit - a $40 savings)
Senior rate (65+) - $65
MEDICARE - Sorry, I can NOT bill medicare
AETNA PPO/POS - CAN bill out of network if your plan allows it
AETNA HMO/EPO - can NOT bill
UNITED HEALTHCARE - In Network
BLUE SHIELD Regence - In Network
BLUE CROSS of Idaho - In Network
WHOLEHEALTH Network's Options:
HUMANA - In Network
WHOLEHEALTH Networks/ WholeHealth Living Choices - a 20% discount offered ($65 per treatment)
VA (Veteran's Affairs/Triwest) - if you would like treatment please contact your local VA office for a referral directly to me. They will then contact me with an authorization and you will get treatments free of charge.
If you find yourself needing additional care, I do have a network of alternative practitioners to refer you to.
Masssage Therapy, Naturopath, Chiropractic and Cranio-Sacral Therapist.