What in the heck is cosmetic acupuncture?

**FULL FACIAL COSMETIC ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENTS ARE CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE DUE TO COVID-19 MASKING REQUIREMENTS. INSTEAD WE ARE OFFERING A MINI-COSMETIC ADD ON FOR EYES/FOREHEAD. ASK US ABOUT ADDING THIS ON TO YOUR TRADITIONAL ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT!** A set treatment protocol that creates micro-trauma to the face to stimulate collagen production (much like microdermabrasion or microneedling).  The needles … Continue Reading →

A note about handicapped parking…

For any of our patients with disabilities, please note that our handicapped parking is located on the North side of the building.  There is a separate entrance to accommodate handicapped parking, additionally, this entrance is wheelchair accessible and walker friendly with no inclines or high steps. Once you enter the building, if you prefer not … 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 →