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Community Style Acupuncture

Now offered at Sacral Health on Mondays and Wednesdays 4:00pm-8:00pm

What is Community Style Acupuncture?

  • Acupuncture is performed in a group setting; in a large open space, treating many people at once in the same room.  

  • Treatments are offered at a lower rate than private acupuncture, increasing accessibility for a larger range of individuals to come for acupuncture treatment frequently.

 

  • Acupuncture is performed by a Registered Acupuncturist in a calming atmosphere, so you can relax while receiving effective, affordable treatment.  

What Do We Treat?

  • Addictions using the NADA protocol  

  • Pain Related Conditions – back pain, neck pain, knee pain, menstrual pain, cancer related pain, joint pain 

  • Digestive Conditions 

  • Headaches and Migraines 

  • Mental/Emotional Conditions – Anxiety, Depression, Stress 

  • Seasonal Allergies 

  • Reproductive Conditions  

  • Insomnia  

  • And More....  

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Community Clinic Fees

Initial Acupuncture Treatment                      $45

Return Acupuncture                                       $35

Frequently Asked Questions

How does community style acupuncture differ from private acupuncture?

  • Community style treatments primarily include acupuncture and ear seed application. Adjunct therapies such as cupping, moxibustion, and gua sha are offered in private treatment only. 

  • Up to four people are being treated at once in one large space - we ask that you respect the space and privacy of those around you.

  • Primarily points on the arms and legs are needled, due to the public nature of community clinic, gowns and draping will be provided if sensitive areas need to be accessed, such as the back or glutes. 

How should I prepare for community acupuncture?

  • Wear warm, loose fitting clothing so that the legs and arms are easily accessible, if needed gowns will be provided. 

  • Have a light snack to ensure you are satiated, refrain from wearing perfume or strong scents

  • Bring headphones or earplugs to listen to your own music and deepen your relaxation

  • Be Punctual - showing up on time assures our acupuncturist can stay on track and assist every patient

  • Fill out your intake forms before you come online OR show up 10 minutes early to complete them if needed

Will my health insurance cover the cost of community acupuncture?

  • Yes! You can use your personal health benefits for community acupuncture. We direct bill to most major insurance providers. 

What are the benefits of community acupuncture?

  • Affordability

  • More regular and frequent treatments - lower cost allows individuals to access acupuncture treatment frequently

  • Collective healing - being treated in a group setting is a powerful collective healing experience. To be in the presence of others reminds us we are not alone, and helps to reduce feelings of isolation 

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