First Visit

Reception

Reception - First Thing is First

All patients check in with the receptionist upon arrival. 

At this time new patient's complete the Health History forms, if you haven't already completed them. 

The receptionist will confirm your contact information, and prepare your patient folder. You will then be directed to the consultation room where you pass your patient folder to your acupuncturist. ​​

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Consultation Room

The licensed acupuncturist, Sheila Condit L.Ac., will discuss your wellness concerns and goals, feel your radial pulses for a Medical Pulse Diagnosis, and discuss the diagnosis and propose a treatment strategy. If you are having a treatment she will brief you on your session, then you will be directed to the treatment den to select a recliner.

If you are waiting for Chinese Medicine you can return to the reception area and it will be brought to the front desk.

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Choose a Recliner

Plan on being in the clinic 60 minutes for your first visit. Following treatments may not be as long, depending upon your needs. Many people relax into a restful sleep during acupuncture. If you need to wake at a certain time, let us know and we will come and remove your needles.  

First Visit

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Treatment Den

Treatment Den

After your session, any additional questions can be answered by the acupuncturist in the consultation room. Payments and scheduling future appointments are made at the reception desk in the consultation room. Our receptionist informs patients on how to take Chinese Medicine, and provide a handout to take home.  

Day of Your Appointment

On The Day of Your Appointment

  • Eat a bit of something before the appointment. Acupuncture is not recommended on an empty stomach.
  • Please do not wear scented lotions, perfumes, or cologne. Some patients are sensitive to smells and can trigger migraines, others are allergic to scents.
  • Wear loose comfortable clothing that will not bind you. You should be able to roll up your sleeves above your elbows, and pants above your knees. 
  • Following your treatment do not participate in strenuous activities. Moderate activities such as walking, gentle yoga, or tai chi are beneficial.
  • The treatment area has a quiet atmosphere. If you desire, bring your own music and listen with headphones or earbuds. Music should be gentle and relaxing.
  • Your time is valuable. We ask that you please be on time for your first appointment. If you are more than 15 minutes late then the appointment may need to be rescheduled.
  • We do not offer childcare. We do not have staff trained or licensed to watch children during your treatment.
  • Please bring no pets. Only registered service animals are permitted in the clinic.

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