Acupuncture is the insertion of fine needles into specific body points along the acupuncture meridians of the body, which stimulates the movement of qi within the body. Acupuncture assists in balancing the physiological functions of the body, leading to homeostasis.
Acupuncture - Initial Visit
Initial Visit: 90 minutes | Private Acupuncture Session
An acupuncture session is a comprehensive medical treatment designed to address health complaints, both physical and emotional. The initial session is for new patients and consists of a review of your medical history and chief complaint, followed by acupuncture treatment on both sides of the body.
Herbal consultation is complementary with each wellness session.
Acupuncture - Return Visit Options
Return Visit Options: 70, 45, or 30 minutes | Private Acupuncture Session
The return acupuncture session builds upon the therapeutic foundation created at your initial visit so as to further address your chief complaint. WLA offers 3 choices for return visits, see below. It is important to keep in mind that longer session times allow for more therapeutic options and needle resting time and is highly recommended for patients with chronic issues and fertility issues.
The 70 minute return session consists of acupuncture treatment on both sides of the body, and includes moxibustion and cupping therapies.
The 70 minute session treats both sides of the body and is designed for the patient with chronic health issues, fertility challenges, acute pain or trauma, or anyone looking to jumpstart their health. Also ideal for anyone just looking to thoroughly destress and relax.
The 45 minute return session consists of acupuncture treatment on one side of the body, and may include moxibustion and cupping.
The 45 minute session only treats one side of the body but it is still an excellent acupuncture session. Perfect for anyone who wants a shorter session or for routine wellness maintenance.
The 30 minute return session consists of an acupuncture treatment OR cupping therapy on one side of the body.
The 30 minute session allows for the choice of acupuncture or cupping on one side of the body. This session is an economical way to work acupuncture or cupping into your life on a regular basis. Increase your health benefits at a reasonable price.
Continued herbal consultations and management are complementary with each Acupuncture Wellness Sessions.
Detox Programs | Smoking - Weight Loss - Alcohol - Drugs
Series of 8 sessions, 30 minutes each | Private Acupuncture Session
Initial Visit: 60 minutes and includes medical intake and acupuncture session.
Detox programs are a series of 8 treatments received twice per week for one month. It is recommended to maintain twice weekly visits for the length of the program in order to experience optimal benefits. Additional sessions may be necessary following the initial 8 sessions as individual results vary.
The program is designed to assist with the early stages of detoxification, when withdrawal is the most difficult.
An increased number of acupuncture treatments in the early stages of detox will better assist the individual to manage cravings and withdrawal symptoms associated with detox.
Studies have shown that acupuncture effectively provides reduction in cravings and assists with relief from withdrawal symptoms. Other confirmed benefits are alleviating depression, anxiety, and insomnia.
Please note that detox sessions only address the issue of detoxification, other complaints will not be addressed.