q5: is acupuncture covered by insurance? 

A5: Yes, today most insurance plans cover acupuncture, but some insurances don't cover for acupuncture. Therefore, we need to verify first if it is covered or not.  

Q4: How long does it take?

A4: The first initial evaluation is usually an hour. Subsequent acupuncture sessions are usually half hour in length.  

Q3: What should i do before a treatment?

A3: Try not to have a large meal within an hour of your appointment as the process of digestion will alter the pattern of your pulse, and you may need to lie on your stomach. You should also avoid alcohol and food or drinks that color your tongue; such as coffee or strong tea.


A1: Acupuncture is one of the oldest, most commonly used medical procedures in the world. The term acupuncture derives from a family of procedures involving stimulation of anatomical points on body by using a variety of techniques. The acupuncture technique that has been most studied scientifically involves penetrating the skin with thin, solid, metallic needles that are manipulated by the hands. 

Q2: who should get acupuncture?

A2 : Many people use acupuncture for help with specific symptoms or conditions. Others choose acupuncture as a preventive measure to strengthen their constitution. Acupuncture is considered suitable for all ages including kids, teenagers and elderly people. It can be very effective when integrated with conventional medicine.  

q6: What does it feel like? 

A6: Most people find acupuncture to be very relaxing. Patients often describe the needle sensation as a tingling or dull ache. This is one of the signs that vital energy has been stimulated. Some patients fall asleep during the treatment.   

Q7: I am scared of needles, Can i still have acupuncture?

A7: More than 95% of patients feel no pain. However, with chronic illnesses and first time patients, there may be a tingling or heat sensation as muscles relax and circulation and nerve functions are restored.      

q8:  Can i take herbs/herbal medicine?

A8: Yes, Most patients can take herbs. There is no side effect by taking herbal medicine. It can help recover & relieve patients' symptoms.


Q10: What is facial rejuvenation?

A10: Facial rejuvenation acupuncture is a cutting-edge application of ancient principles to promote health & beauty. Acupuncture can provide a safe, effective, natural and drug-free approach to reduce the signs of aging. It can improve the muscle tone and dermal contraction of the face. It can allow your wrinkles to fade and your eye bags to diminish. 

Q9: How many sessions will i need?

A9: That depends on the patient's individual condition. At first, the doctor will normally ask to see you once or twice a week. Once the patient's health has stabilized, patients may need to come and get treatment every few weeks. Later on, it is a patient's decision if they need more treatment or not.