Acupuncture is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine that has been around for more than 3000 years. It is great for a variety of different conditions by utilizing sterile needles placed in specific points in the body, that are found on meridians (channels) in the body. The goal of acupuncture is to restore the body's natural balance. Acupuncture is beneficial for neurological disorders, cardiovascular disorders, skin conditions, musculoskeletal imbalances, psychological conditions, and more!
What should you expect on your first visit?
Your first visit will include a sit-down consultation with Dr. Kim Fier. This is here she can get to know you and your specific needs. At this consultation you will discuss the problem, expected goals, treatment plan and financial obligations.
Are there any side effects associated with acupuncture?
Since clean needling technique is used with every patient, there are little to no side effects with acupuncture. The most common side effect you many experience is small bruising upon the insertion point of the needle, and possible drowsiness after your appointment due to the calming affects of acupuncture.