Acupuncture

Acupuncture Treatments

People who receive acupuncture will often notice a transformation—either of their mind and emotions, their body, their lifestyle behaviors, their concentration, focus and productivity at work, and their relationships with friends and loved ones. Or all of the above.

Balance Your Nervous System, Heal Your Body

Through acupuncture’s actions on the nervous system, acupuncture can help you heal both mental and physical health issues. Because there are not many healthcare treatments currently available that directly affect the nervous system, acupuncture will oftentimes help when other treatments have not.

Acupuncture can be extremely helpful for a range of health conditions. Many of our Washington DC acupuncture clients suffer from a common set of issues that can be divided into two areas:

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Physical

Chinese medicine offers a truly holistic approach to healing physical health issues. Learn more how we can help you with a wide variety of physical health conditions.

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Mental & Emotional

Acupuncture offers a profound approach to healing stress, anxiety, depression, and other related issues. Learn more how we can help you with your mental and emotional state of being.

How Acupuncture Helped with Pain, Fatigue & Insomnia

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Acupuncture for Pain, Fatigue, and Insomnia.

I absolutely love getting acupuncture treatments at Transformational Acupuncture. It is an oasis of healing for me. I feel extremely blessed to have discovered such a healing haven. I have been going there for pain related to two surgical procedures, fatigue, and insomnia. I have been helped tremendously on all my issues. All of the healers are wonderful. I have tried Jeremy, Andrei, Courtney, and Amy and was extremely pleased with each one.

I love it that they are open on Sunday because it makes it easier to schedule an appointment since I work long hours during the work week. My oncology radiologist was so impressed with the lessening of my side effects during and after radiation therapy that he has requested that one of the healers speak to the doctors at GW University Medical Hospital about the positive healing effects of acupuncture for oncology patients. I cannot say enough wonderful things about Transformational Acupuncture.

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How Does Acupuncture Work?

People who receive acupuncture will often notice a transformation—either of their mind and emotions, their body, their lifestyle behaviors, their concentration, focus and productivity at work, and their relationships with friends and loved ones. Or all of the above.

How is it possible for one treatment modality to deliver such a wide range of results? To learn more about how acupuncture works, see our articles about:

Your First Acupuncture Session

Your first session will consist of a health history consultation, as well as an acupuncture treatment. After we’ve learned more about your condition, we’ll outline an initial plan for your acupuncture treatment. Depending on your case, we may also recommend Chinese herbal medicine, Holistic Health Counseling, Cupping, or Bodywork.

The total time of the first appointment is usually an hour, but allow for 1 hour and 30 minutes in your schedule. Because acupuncture is often very relaxing, we recommend that you leave yourself a few minutes after your appointment to enjoy the relaxation of the acupuncture session before heading to your next appointment.

Your Acupuncture Treatment Plan

Most often, we suggest that you start with acupuncture, 2 times per week for 2 weeks. These 4 sessions will be a good gauge of how you respond to acupuncture. At your 5th session, we’ll evaluate your progress, and suggest your next stage of treatment.

Verify Your Insurance Benefits

We are out-of-network providers with Blue Cross / Carefirst, Cigna, Aetna, and United. To find out if your plan includes out-of-network coverage for acupuncture, please fill out our short form to verify your benefits with us. You can also call us with your information at (202) 297-7404. Our staff will usually have your coverage information within 2 business days.

Acupuncture Delivers Peace to Body & Mind

If you haven’t yet experienced acupuncture, it’s definitely worth a try to see how your body, emotions and mind respond. For some people, it literally is a deep experience of peace—both in the body, which relieves pain and restores energy and normal function—and also in the mind and emotions, which brings more even moods, resilience and faster processing of trauma and emotional pain. Let us know if you have any questions about your particular situation!

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Book a Session Now

To schedule an acupuncture appointment, simply visit our online scheduling page, and follow the directions from there. We look forward to meeting you!

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Open 7 days a week:
Monday 12 pm – 8 pm
Tuesday 12 pm – 8 pm
Wednesday
  9 am – 12:30 pm
  5 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday 12 pm – 8 pm
Friday 10 am – 6 pm
Saturday 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday 10 am – 6 pm

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Washington, DC 20009
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