Simple Health Community Acupuncture FAQs & Tips

 

FAQs about Community Acupuncture Event

  • How long will my appointment take? 

    • From beginning to end, your session will be around 30 minutes

  • How much is this treatment?

    • This is a donation based treatment. The proceeds of today will benefit a local Long Beach Non-Profit called For the Child. We have a base donation of $25, but please make your donation as you see fit for the benefit of For the Child. 

  • What form of payment will you accept for the donation?

    • Cash or Credit Card. 

    • If writing a check, please pay to the order of “For the Child” and not to Simple Health. 

  • Will I receive a receipt for my donation today for my taxes?

    • No. Today’s Community Acupuncture event is a discounted treatment that is being offered by Simple Health. The donation will be made to For the Child from Simple Health, not from you directly, therefore you will receive a regular receipt but not a tax receipt. If you would like more information on how to donate directly to For the Child, please ask at the front. 

  • Does Acupuncture Hurt? Is it safe?

    • We use very thin, sterile, disposable one-time use needles. So it is very safe, and most people do not feel the needles. 

  • What does Acupuncture Treat?

Acupuncture effectively treats a wide range of conditions including but not limited to the following: 

    • Pain: Headaches, back, knee, neck, shoulder, sciatica, arthritis.

    • Digestive & Bowel: acid reflux, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, gas & bloating, frequent or difficult urination

    • Respiratory: Common Cold, chronic cough, sore throat, asthma, allergies

    • Female: Menstrual pain or irregularity, PMS, menopause symptoms, infertility

    • Mental: Anxiety, stress, mild to moderate cases of depression. 

    • Autoimmune: Eczema, psoriasis, Fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis.

  • What is Community Acupuncture and how is it different from regular Acupuncture?

    • Community Acupuncture is done in a group setting vs regular Acupuncture is usually in a private room. 

    • Community Acupuncture only uses points on the head, arms & hands, and legs & feet. Regular Acupuncture can use points anywhere on the body. 

 

  • How will I feel after?

    • Most people feel very relaxed after their treatment. Hopefully you will also have some alleviation from the symptoms for which you came. However, sometimes it takes a few sessions of Acupuncture before you will notice a significant change, therefore we do encourage you to continue Acupuncture afterwards. 

  • How do I come back for more treatments?

    • Simple Health does not normally hold Community Acupuncture. Regular Acupuncture sessions are private and in a more relaxing environment. We encourage you to ask the front desk on how to continue your Acupuncture sessions either as a cash patient or by utilizing your medical insurance benefits.

  • How should I prepare for my treatment?

    • Please see the “Tips” section below


 

What to Expect

  • Fill out the waiver form

  • Make your donation at the front 

  • Take a basket by the door to store your belongings and shoes. 

  • Sit in the chair directed by your Acupuncturist, and start to relax

  • Let your Acupuncturist know the reason you are here.

  • The treatment will be performed on your arms, hands, legs, feet, and head, so make sure you roll up your sleeves and pant legs, and remove any hats. 

  • After the needles are inserted, you will be relaxing in a seated position for 15-20 minutes. 

  • Please be courteous to others and keep your voice down. 


 

Tips

  • Come in comfortable, loose clothing

  • If you did not eat the morning prior to Acupuncture, please eat something soon after.

  • Make sure to hydrate yourself well after your treatment

  • It’s first come first serve, so make sure you come early and sign in!

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SIMPLE HEALTH

Simple Health is a holistic healthcare clinic dedicated to serving the people of Long Beach, Signal Hill, Lakewood, Cerritos, and the greater Los Angeles area.

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Through Acupuncture, Acupressure, Chiropractic, Massage Therapy, Nutritional Advice, and Assisted Stretching, we strive to bring better health, well being, and happiness to our clients with our professional, knowledgeable, and experienced team of staff members.

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