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lake view acupuncture
828 route 15 south, suite 206
lake hopatcong, new jersey 07849
Serving Morris & Sussex Co., New Jersey
Frequently Asked Questions
Does acupuncture hurt?
Acupuncture needles are hair-thin. At Lake View Acupuncture, a very gentle needling technique
is practiced so that discomfort is minimal when the needle is inserted. Once the needle is
in place, a dull, heavy or slightly achy sensation may be temporarily experienced indicating
that the acupuncture is working to activate the body's natural healing ability.
Is acupuncture safe?
When practiced by a qualified and licensed acupuncturist, acupuncture is very safe.
Only sterile, single use disposable needles are used, eliminating almost any chance of infection.
How should I prepare for a treatment?
Wear comfortable, loose fitting clothes. Make sure you have had something to eat
within a couple of hours of your treatment. Do not use alcohol and minimize your caffeine
intake prior to your treatment. Plan to limit activity and keep well-hydrated after your
treatment. Plan to spend about an hour and a half at your first treatment and about an hour
at subsequent treatments. If possible, please arrive a few minutes early to complete the intial intake forms.
How many treatments will I need?
The number of treatments needed varies with the individual and the condition being treated.
An acute problem may resolve quickly with only a few treatments whereas a chronic condition
may take several weeks of treatment.
How much does a treatment cost and does insurance
We do not presently accept insurance, but can provide you with a receipt that you can
submit to your insurance company if acupuncture is included in your benefits. In keeping
with our mission to make acupuncture accessible to as many people as possible, we try to
keep our fees reasonable and affordable.
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828 Route 15 South, Suite 206, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849, 973-663-3500,