- Coast Acupuncture6529 La Jolla Blvd
La Jolla, CA 92037858-454-2025
Clinic HoursMon, Wed, Fri10am - 6pmTue, Thur1pm - 8pmSatBy Appointment
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Acupuncture is recognized by the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to be effective in the treatment of a wide variety of medical problems. Below are some of the health concerns that acupuncture can effectively treat:
Addiction Anxiety Arthritis Asthma Bronchitis Carpal tunnel syndrome Chronic fatigue Colitis Common cold Constipation Dental pain Depression Diarrhea Digestive Continue reading
Today, acupuncturists undertake four years of extensive and comprehensive graduate training in Chinese Medicine at nationally certified schools. All acupuncturists must pass a national exam and meet strict guidelines to practice in every state. Additionally acupuncturists in most states are concurrently trained as Chinese herbalists.
Acupuncture is extremely safe. It is an all-natural, drug-free therapy, yielding no side effects other than feelings of relaxation and well-being. Acupuncture needles are sterile, used once, and then discarded.
Write down and bring any questions you have. We are here to help you. Wear loose, comfortable clothing for easy access to acupuncture points. Do not eat large meals just before or after
your visit. Refrain from overexertion, working out, drugs or alcohol for up to six hours after the visit. Avoid stressful situations. Make time to relax, and Continue reading
Insurance coverage varies from state to state. Contact your insurance provider to learn what kind of care is covered. Here are a few questions to ask:
Will my plan cover acupuncture? How many visits per calendar year? Do I need a referral? Do I have a co-pay? Do I have a deductible? If yes, has it been met?
Our initial visit is $115.00, subsequent sessions are $95.00. We are providers for all insurance companies, so if your insurance provides for acupuncture, we will charge you a copay and we will do the billing!
The number of treatments will vary from person to person. Some people experience immediate relief; others may take months or even years to achieve results. Chronic conditions usually take longer to resolve than acute ones. Plan on a minimum of a month to see significant changes.
Treatment frequency depends on a variety of factors: your constitution, the severity and duration
Yes. In most instances children actually respond more quickly than adults and are surprisingly open to acupuncture. If your child has an aversion to needles, your acupuncturist may massage the acupuncture points. This is called acupressure or tuina.
Herbs are a powerful adjunct to acupuncture care. They are used to strengthen, build and support the body or to clear it of excess problems like a cold, fever or acute pain. Chinese herbal medicine is a very powerful and safe way to address complaints. As part of our Chinese medical education we are extensively trained in the use of