Please join doctor of chiropractic medicine David Macdonald in welcoming Acupuncture Health Services of Falmouth, joining the offices of Macdonald Chiropractic P.C. at 169 Gifford Street in Falmouth as of May 21, 2018.
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Patient privacy is taken very seriously, and all personal patient information is securely encrypted and compliant with HIPAA guidelines
If your health insurance covers acupuncture in part or in whole, we are happy to accept it as payment. You are only responsible for co-payments and payments toward your annual deductible, if any.
Traditional herbal remedies, custom-prescribed by a fully licensed herbologist, are available in addtion to or instead of acupuncture. No animal ingredients are used
Have a favorite artist or composition you like to listen to when you relax or meditate? Feel free to hook up to our bluetooth speakers in the treatment room.
Does acupuncture hurt?
While most acupuncturists will tell you that acupuncture doesn't hurt (and most patients of AHS will tell you that an acupuncture treatment is quite relaxing) the chance of feeling some discomfort during an acupuncture treatment is not zero. It really depends on several factors:
The experience of the acupuncturist
Perhaps the most important factor. The same treatment can be performed by different acupuncturists on the same patient, and the practitioner with the most clinical experience, defter fingers, and a more pleasant bedside manner will produce the most pain-free experience.
With twenty years of clinical experience, the treatments you will receive at Acupuncture Health Services of Falmouth are guaranteed to be as pleasant and pain-free as possible.
The size of the needles being used
Acupuncture needles range in thickness from .4mm to 1.4mm, much thinner than the type of needle used for shots. Different styles of acupuncture employ different ranges of size. For examle, a Japanese-style trained acupuncturist typically uses the thinnest needles, while Chinese-style tends toward the thickest needles. Korean-style needles are medium thickness. An acupuncturist will keep a variety of sizes on hand to meet your comfort level.
At Acupuncture Health Services of Falmouth, we use primarily Japanese and Korean style needles so your treatment is gentle and relaxing. All needles are single-use, sterilized surgical stainless steel and disposable.
The patient's own pain threshold
This is actually influenced not only by physiology (i.e. your physical pain tolerance), but also culturally. A more stoic culture, such as China where acupuncture developed, is more accepting of the sensation produced by the thicker needles often used by Chinese acupuncturists
Group Acupuncture Detox
Stop smoking with acupuncture. Auricular (ear) acupuncture is an effective, natural method for managing addiction and withdrawal symptoms, as well as weight loss. Group acupuncture sessions are available Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9am. Appointments must be made in advance. NADA certified since 2000
An increasingly common form of group acupuncture for its reduced rates, "community acupuncture" is making acupuncture accessible for those that cannot afford private treatment.
Call 508-687-0786 to inquire to inquire about community acupuncture sessions at Acupuncture Health Services of Falmouth
Dermatological conditions such as acne, psoriasis, shingles, and all manner of rashes, responds quickly to acupuncture treatment. A few sessions usually produce results within one week.
In addition to skin problems, we also offer non-surgical acupuncture facelift treatments, which tone the facial muscles and improve complexion, restore lost eyebrows and other hair loss, and leave you looking younger for days after a single session, or months to years after a full two-month course of weekly sessions.
Longevity practices have always been a facet of Chinese medicine. Take advantage of its many secrets to achieve youthful complexion and feel younger on the outside and inside. Call 508-687-0787 to schedule a cosmetic acupuncture treatment or a series
Give someone you care about the gift of acupuncture! Gift certificates in all denominations are available for purchase at the office or through a secure payment link we can send you by email.
Call us at 508-687-0786 to arrange the purchase of a gift certificate today