To book a new or follow-up appointment online use the “Book Now” button below. A calendar will appear offering all available options. You may add special notes or information, such as chief complaint and reason for visit. An interview will be part of the first visit as well to cover all important health history and current symptoms. Choose “Initial Appointment” if you are a new patient, and “Acupuncture Treatment” for follow ups. Special services such as “Hot Stone Massage with Acupuncture,” and “Warming Moxibustion” are also options for new and returning clients. All new clients are charged the same initial visit fee whether choosing a specialty service or not.
Once you click the button you will see a menu. Regular services and any Specials currently featured are listed.
If you would like to ask a question before booking, fill out the contact form and I will contact you shortly, usually within a few hours.
HHIntake – Intake forms for first/initial treatment. Fill these in ahead of time to save some time at the office. Forms are also available when you arrive if you prefer.
Ample time is allotted during the initial visit to ensure that you have a relaxed space to share what you would like, and also to allow for a full interview without rushing or interruption.
Modalities used in this office:
- Acupuncture: Chinese, Japanese, and Auriculotherapy (ear) styles may be selected
- Acupressure (press and rub, or press and hold along the meridians). Especially useful for those with pain syndromes who will benefit from hands-on work
- Gua sha (Vietnamese style scraping with ceramic or plastic implement). Used to disperse very stagnant energy, for example, fascial constrictions around muscles that restrict movement of joints. Usually performed on the back muscles.
- Cupping (placement of glass cups on back, legs, arms and abdomen to release areas of focal tension or stagnation).
- Moxibustion (warming technique using rolled herbal ingredients over the back or abdomen). Very helpful for internal Cold stagnation, for example, menstrual cramps, intestinal cramping, tight paraspinal muscles, cramping and spasmodic pain).
- Herbal medicine. The advantages of herbal cures are significant and greatly underutilized in this country. Herbs enter into tissues without creating circulatory disturbances to the blood or organs, and gently yet profoundly alter blood chemistry to heal many conditions. Used for digestive, respiratory, immune system health, and even topically for dermatological conditions.