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.  

Moxibustion and/or cupping, is included in the initial wellness session, if deemed necessary.

Herbal consultation is complementary with each wellness session.

Acupuncture - Return Visit Options

​​Return Visit Options: 70 or 50 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.  It is important to keep in mind that longer session times allow for more therapeutic options and needle retention 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 may include moxibustion and cupping therapies.  The 70 minute session 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 monthly maintenance sessions.

  • The 50 minute return session consists of acupuncture treatment on one side of the body, front or back, and may include moxibustion and cupping therapies.  The 50 minute session addresses all your health issues in a shorter session and is an economical way to work acupuncture into your healthcare routine. 

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.