Your first visit will begin with in-depth questions and an assessment of your condition, a tongue inspection, pulse palpation and an initial treatment. The initial intake and treatment may take up to 1-½ hours to 2 hours depending on the complaint. The needles are retained for about 20- 45 minutess depending on the condition.
Your second appointment will be about 45 minutes to an hour. We will start by reviewing the results of the former treatment and then revise it if needed. Report any side effects or bruising. Tongue inspection and pulse palpation is done and we continue with the acupuncture treatment.
- Please bring a list of current medications you are taking, including any prescriptions, over-the-counter medications, herbal supplements & vitamins.
- Eat a light meal a few hours prior to your visit.
- Wear loose, comfortable clothing.