What in the heck is cosmetic acupuncture?

Several options available as part of our add-ons menu: Mini-Cosmetic Acupuncture  Facial needles to soften fine lines and wrinkles on forehead, around eyes, and between eyebrows.    A great add on for fatigue, insomnia and digestive issues due to the points used.    *The mini facial is an adjunct to your traditional treatment and can be … Continue Reading →

Who do you recommend for…..

We often get asked for recommendations.   We love to support local businesses!!! Feel free to check out our TCA recommends page.  If it is on our TCA recommends page it is a business that we either personally use and love, or a business that is owned by somebody we personally know and think is … Continue Reading →

What do you mean by “community” acupuncture?

Community acupuncture clinics treat everybody in the same room, typically in recliners.  This is how we keep our prices low, it is simple economics, high volume leads to better prices.  Many patients have said they prefer the community setting because the recliners are more comfortable than hard tables, they don’t have to take any clothes … Continue Reading →

What kind of training do your practitioners have?

The acupuncturists in our clinic are Licensed Acupuncturists (L.Ac.) in the state of Arizona.  They are nationally board certified by the NCCAOM. In order to be nationally board certified it is required to pass board exams, finish a Master’s Degree level program in Acupuncture/Oriental medicine, pass the Clean Needle certification for safety, and undergo yearly … Continue Reading →

How many treatments do I need?

For short-term issues, a handful of acupuncture treatments should do the job. For chronic or long-standing issues, a maintenance schedule would be necessary.  As symptoms go down the need for treatment frequency goes down.  Your acupuncturist will discuss a treatment plan with you. Keys to getting the most out of acupuncture *Acupuncture treatments have cumulative … Continue Reading →

What problems can be treated with acupuncture?

The World Health Organization recognizes acupuncture’s effectiveness for over 40 disorders. Here are the most common:  acid reflux, acne, addiction, allergies, anxiety, arthritis, asthma, back pain, Bell’s Palsy, Chemotherapy difficulties, Chronic fatigue, cold, constipation, diarrhea, depression digestion, dizziness, emotional issues, fibromyalgia, headaches, hip pain, IBS, high blood pressure, infertility, insomnia, knee pain, low energy, low … Continue Reading →