How does acupuncture work?
Does acupuncture hurt?
Your practitioner will check in with you while inserting needles, and monitor your comfort level. If you are uncomfortable in any way, a procedure will be altered, made a mild as possible, or even substituted for a non-needle technique.
Is acupuncture safe?
Does insurance cover acupuncture?
We are in the process of becoming providers for Harvard Pilgrim, Aetna and United Healthcare.
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There are a few plans that cover acupuncture. Be sure to call your insurance provider to verify benefits.
When companies do not cover acupuncture, many patients set up a health savings plan with their employer to set aside tax free dollars for health services not covered by their traditional insurance. Eliza Mellen-Smith Acupuncture has worked with many workers compensation patients. A doctor referral is necessary for acupuncture treatment for workers comp.
What forms of payment are accepted?
How many treatments will I need?
Does the clinic offer Chinese herbs or supplements? If so, what kind?
What else has our clinic had success in treating?
And Much More!
What Sets Our Clinic Apart From Other Chinese Medical Practitioners?
A comprehensive diagnosis is clearly communicated and explained to you
We love what we do and are devoted to top quality patient care.
We take our time with you: 1.5 – 2 hours in the first visit and 60 minute follow-ups.
We educate you about what’s wrong, why and how it can be healed according to Chinese medical principles.
When you get acupuncture treatments, at no extra charge, we give nutritional counseling, herbal consulting, cupping, moxibustion, and shiatsu as needed.
All of our herbs are GMP certified, manufactured in the United States, and are tested to ensure safety and potency.
Your treatment is personally tailored to your needs. Many acupuncturists use the same protocols on all of their patients. At Eliza Mellen-Smith Acupuncture, your treatment specifically reflects your unique individual dynamics.
Evening appointments are available.