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What can acupuncturists treat?

National Institute of Health (NIH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) recognized that acupuncture can be helpful in managing a wide variety of conditions that fall into these general categories:

Digestive disorders

Sleep disorders

Stress response

Mood disorders

Muscular-skeletal pain and tension

Overuse injuries

Tension headaches and migraines

Dental pain

Menstrual irregularities and discomfort


Respiratory issues

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How are acupuncturists educated?

Today, acupuncturists undertake three to four years of extensive and comprehensive graduate training at nationally certified schools. All acupuncturists must pass a national exam and meet strict guidelines to practice in every state.

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How safe is acupuncture?

Acupuncture is extremely safe when administered by a properly trained and licensed professional. There is very little danger of infection from acupuncture needles because they are sterile, used once, and then discarded.

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How should I prepare?

Write down and bring any questions you have. It will help focus our discussion. Wear loose, comfortable clothing for easy access to acupuncture points on the extremities. Do not eat large meals just before or after your visit. Refrain from overexertion, working out, drugs or alcohol on the day of your treatment. Be mindful of stressful situations. Take time to Continue reading

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Will my insurance cover acupuncture?

More and more Health Insurance companies recognize the high value/low cost benefits of acupuncture and provide coverage.


We are a preferred provider for the the following Insurance Companies:


Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Harvard Pilgrim Health CareĀ  Mass General Brigham Health PlanĀ 


All these companies provide some acupuncture benefit, although each is different.


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