Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

  1. Does it hurt?

    The insertion of the acupuncture needle is often painless, however some patients report feeling a slight poke during insertion. After the needles are in you may experience and achy sensation, tingling feeling and/or a feeling of warmth At Full Circle Wellness Center, your acupuncturist will use a gentle Japanese style treatment for patient comfort. Rachael will typically use a Japanese style of acupuncture, however for sports injured patients more intense trigger point therapy needling is most effective. This is determined on a case by case basis.

  2. How soon will I get results?

    Hopefully after your first visit you have have some relief from your symptoms, however it can take up to 3 visits to get results. Depending on how long you have had an issue will determine how often and how long you will need to have satisfactory results. A good rule of thumb is for every year you have had a problem, it will take 1 month of regular acupuncture to obtain long lasting relief.

  3. What are your rates?
    •  First time visit $135
    • Follow-up visit $85
    • Injection therapy $35-$50
    • Pediatric Visit (first time) $80
    • Follow-up Pediatric $50
    • Cosmetic $120 

Cosmetic Acupuncture Questions

  1. How often do I need to get treatment?

    It is recommended you have 10 visits in a 5 week period. Rachael will schedule you 2
    visits twice a week for 5 weeks

  2. How long will it last?

    With quarterly maintenance visit your results can last 5 year. Of course this is not a time
    machine, you will age in those five years, however your lines will be slower to catch up.

  3. Will I have a stretched look to my face or "will anyone notice?

    You will not have a look like you have had overdone plastic surgery, the results are more
    subtle. People will say you look “rested” or “glowing”.

  4. I just had Botox. Can I do this now?

    Yes you can, just not on the same day and the areas that have had the injection will be
    avoided.

  5. Who should not do this protocol?

    Anyone who is on blood thinners (like Coumadin), aspirin, NSAIDS, pregnant women

  6. How much is it?

    $120 per visit or purchase the ten visit package you get one free so in total it is $1080.

  7. When can I start?

    First thing is to call to schedule your first visit or a free 15 minute consultation.

What are you waiting for?

Schedule your free 15-minute consultation today.

Important Information

After you schedule your first appointment, you will need to create and complete your patient profile before your visit. 

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