- Lori Guynes, L.Ac.5266 Hollister Ave.,
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What can acupuncturists treat?
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 are some of the health concerns that acupuncture can effectively treat:
Addiction Anxiety Arthritis Asthma Bronchitis Carpal tunnel syndrome Chronic fatigue Colitis Common cold Constipation Dental pain Depression Diarrhea Digestive Continue reading
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How are acupuncturists educated?
Today, acupuncturists undertake three to four years of extensive and comprehensive graduate training at nationally certified schools. All acupuncturists must pass a national exam and meet strict guidelines to practice in every state.
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How safe is acupuncture?
Acupuncture is extremely safe. It is an all-natural, drug-free therapy, yielding no side effects just feelings of relaxation and well-being. There is little danger of infection from acupuncture needles because they are sterile, used once, and then discarded.
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How should I prepare?
Before your initial visit, please complete new patient paperwork. If available, please bring recent lab work and if applicable, basal body charts. Please arrive wearing a clean mask that fits snugly. Write down and bring any questions you have. We are here to help you. Wear loose, comfortable clothing for easy access to acupuncture points. Do not eat large meals Continue reading
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Will my insurance cover acupuncture?
Insurance coverage varies by plan. Contact your insurance provider to learn what kind of care is covered.
We are not contracted with any insurance plans and do not bill insurance companies. Please let us know if you are interested in receiving a superbill receipt that you can submit to your provider for potential reimbursement.
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