Why Use Acupuncture?
It is also helpful for internal conditions like anxiety, GI problems, fertility, thyroid, allergies and much more. Science is only beginning to grasp the powerful medicine that is Acupuncture and understand the mechanisms behind it.
An initial consultation with Dr. Janet Quintanilla is required to find out if you are a candidate for Acupuncture. If you are determined to be a candidate, we can perform your first procedure the same day.
Acupuncture is quick and painless, you’re in and out of the office in 30 minutes.
The number of procedures you will need will vary based on your specific condition, the amount of time you’ve had it, etc.
Once you are evaluated, Dr. Janet Quintanilla will analyze your presentation and give you an estimate of the number of treatments likely needed based on clinically evidence based data.
The Acupuncture process is repeated 2-5 times a week until maximum improvement is seen. Then a maintenance regimen is often prescribed to prevent recurrence. Maintenance may be as little as 1-2 times per month.
Acupuncture can and often results in a complete absence of symptoms, even in severe pain conditions that have been present for years.
The medical literature shows acupuncture’s effect on nearly every biophysical system in the body. I’ve seen patients suffering from a wide variety of problems respond to acupuncture treatment when nothing else has worked. So, for most people, yes, acupuncture is something you should explore.
The number of treatments needed differs from person to person. For complex or long-standing conditions, one or two treatments a week for several months may be recommended. For acute problems, usually fewer visits are required, and for health maintenance, we recommend monthly tune ups.
No. It’s very comfortable. Most people end up taking a nap during their treatment and leave feeling refreshed and relaxed.
We are out of network with all insurance companies and do not bill third party or private insurance directly. We can provide you with a super bill that you can submit to your insurance company for possible reimbursement. The good news is, that you are the one in charge of what procedures you get, not an insurance company, and acupuncture treatment is very affordable.