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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the most common questions I get.  If you have one not listed, please feel free to contact me.

  • Does acupuncture hurt?      There are many different kinds of points on the body.  For the most part, a patient should feel SOME sensation.  Pain is usually too strong a word. Activation the Qi (chi) may have a variety of sensations, often pleasant.

  • Do you take insurance?       YES! I am a provider for Carefirst, UnitedHealth, and Cigna. Call the number on the back of your card to see if acupuncture is a covered benefit OR contact me and I will do a verification for you!

  • How much does it cost?       If your plan does not cover my services, my fees are $280 for the initial 90 minute evaluation and $135 for followup sessions.

  • Will Acupuncture help my (fill in your blank)?       I do not make promises.  Generally, I can tell you to the best of my ability, I will try to help you - even if that means referring to another health care provider.  The best thing to do is contact me or to come in for a FREE 20 minute consultation.

  • What are your hours?   Mondays and Fridays               8:00 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.

                                                   Tuesdays   and Thursdays        2:45 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

                                                   1st & 3rd Saturdays                  8:45 a.m. -  2:15 p.m. 




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