You may have some trepidation about acupuncture and what to expect during your visit. Below describes what you will do during the first visit and then answers some of our most frequently asked questions.
You may choose to complete your Patient History information before you arrive at the clinic. Once at the clinic, the Zen Adviser will confirm your personal contact information, check you in for your session, have you complete the Patient History forms if you haven’t already, and ask you to watch a brief introduction video about acupuncture at Modern Acupuncture. The Zen Adviser will then get you ready for the Zen Den and direct you to your relaxation station, where you will sit in a lounge-style recliner and start to relax.
The licensed acupuncturist will discuss your wellness concerns, brief you on your acupuncture session and provide treatment.
After your session, the licensed acupuncturist will answer your questions, provide you with a treatment plan and escort you out of the Zen Den to the Zen Adviser. The Zen Adviser will collect any required payments and discuss the most affordable way for you to follow your treatment plan.
Generally, acupuncture is not painful, but may produce some kind of sensation at the site of needling.
Acupuncture needles are extremely thin, smaller than a single piece of hair.
This varies on the ailment. We use distal needling, which is not necessarily at the site of the pain.
We treat only areas on the body that do not require the removal of any clothing, yet accesses full body health.
Walk-ins are highly encouraged! You can also call a location and book your visit appointment.
Our sessions are extremely affordable. As a result, we do not accept or require insurance.
New visits typically last between 30 – 45 minutes. Return visits are typically 30 minutes.
All types of treatments at any of our nationwide locations are performed by licensed acupuncturists.