Your first visit
New Patient Paperwork
Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of your appointment to fill out paperwork.
You may also download the forms, fill them out and bring them with you at your scheduled appointment time.
*Please note: all services require 24 hours cancellation notice. Cancellations less than 24 hours before the appointment or no-shows will be charged the full cost of the service.
What to Expect
Treatments begin with a thorough intake interview about all aspects of your health condition. Your practitioner will then feel your pulse and look at your tongue.
If receiving acupuncture: appropriate acupuncture points will be chosen to treat your condition. Common point locations are generally bellow the elbows and knees or on the back. The points are then swabbed with alcohol. You will relax on a massage table while the needles are inserted and retained for about 30 minutes. The total appointment time is about one hour.
If receiving herbal consultation: a customized formula will be written and prepared for you. Herbal consultations generally take a total of 30 minutes.
If receiving medical qi gong: treatments vary, but often include gentle bodywork, energy therapy, and/or qi gong exercise instruction tailored for your condition. Sessions last one hour.
How to prepare:
Wear loose comfotable clothing
Eat something the day of your visit
Do not brush your tongue, eat or drink highly colored foods (cherry candy, orange soda, etc.) the day of your appointment
In consideration of chemically sensitive patients, please do not wear perfume, cologne, or heavily scented personal care items
Bring a list of all medications you are currently taking.