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Your First Visit

When you arrive for your first acupuncture appointment I will ask you to complete a comprehensive intake form. The acupuncture intake form asks questions about your current state of health, past illnesses, and family history. These questions are important because the holistic approach of Oriental medicine takes everything into account. Your current symptoms may not seem related to past health issues, but our bodies are complex landscapes and everything that happens to them leaves its mark.

After reviewing your intake form, we will discuss your condition, and I will examine your pulse and tongue, which are two of the basic diagnostic methods of Oriental medicine. The acupuncture points I choose will depend on your condition, but you can expect approximately 20 needles. Once the needles are inserted, I will leave you to lie comfortably for 15-20 minutes with the needles in place. Many people find acupuncture treatment deeply relaxing, and it is not uncommon for patients to fall asleep during this time.

 

 

Your First Visit - Nancy Benton, L.Ac., L.M.T. in Canandaigua, New York 14424

Nancy Benton, L.Ac. L.M.T. offers Acupuncture Clinic, Massage Therapy, Cupping, Moxa in Canandaigua, New York 14424

 

PainAway Acupuncture

Nancy Benton, L.Ac., L.M.T.

2510 Rochester Rd. Suite 200

Total Knockout Spa
Canandaigua, New York 14424

585-749-2013 call or text