Your initial first visit will include in depth interview as well as your first acupuncture treatment. Typically, this first appointment will last about 90 minute. This is your opportunity to share your health history, concerns and provide information so we can to get to the root of your imbalance. This interview will include questions about your overall health, the specific reason for coming, diet, digestive functions, sleep, energy level, emotional wellbeing and a myriad of other questions.

The pulses will be felt to determine which system(s) is/are out of balance. The rate, quality and depth will be felt on both wrists and your practitioner may ask additional questions based on what they are feeling. The tongue is a map of your internal organs in TCM, and a diagnosis will also be used to provide additional diagnostic information for your practitioner. Please do not brush your tongue before coming as it will not provide the most accurate information.