FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Some insurance companies will pay for acupuncture. So check with your plan. We will be happy to provide a superbly with your diagnosis code and billing code for you to submit directly to your provider.

Medicare doesn’t cover acupuncture, however, a secondary cover may.  Check with your provider and we will be happy to provide a Superbly for you to submit for reimbursement.

Nope! You may feel a slight prick when the acupuncturist puts the needle in, but it’s much less than the prick you feel during a shot. That’s because the needles are much thinner. You may feel a heaviness, numbness, tingling, or mild soreness after the needles have been put in.

Acupuncture is an eastern form of medicine. The insertion of the needles produces natural chemicals in the body called endorphins, which help decrease your perception of pain. The overall goal of acupuncture is to reduce pain while increasing blood flow and stimulating muscles and nerves throughout the body.

Both acute and chronic illnesses can be treated with acupuncture. Because everyone responds differently, the number of treatment sessions can vary for each individual.

Typically, the longer the patient has the condition, the longer the course of treatment before they experience substantial or lasting results. Acupuncture can be done as often as five times a week, or as little as once a month.

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