Frequently Asked Questions

How does Acupuncture work?

Acupuncture uses the insertion of very fine needles into specific points on the body to help achieve and maintain balance throughout the bodies systems. 

Does it hurt?

The vast majority of people feel nothing when a needle is inserted. If you feel anything it will be a very slight prick.

What can it treat?

Most people think about acupuncture for pain relief, and it is very effective in relieving pain. Acupuncture however, can treat much more than that pain. It can help with digestive problems and respiratory conditions. It can help regulate menstrual cycle and be effective for migraines as well as tension headache. In fact, the list of conditions that can benefit from acupuncture is quite long and includes fatigue, additions, chronic illnesses, fibromyalgia, anxiety, arthritis, infertility and auto immune disorders. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How does Acupuncture work?

Acupuncture uses the insertion of very fine needles into specific points on the body to help achieve and maintain balance throughout the bodies systems. 

Does it hurt?

The vast majority of people feel nothing when a needle is inserted. If you feel anything it will be a very slight prick.

What can it treat?

Most people think about acupuncture for pain relief, and it is very effective in relieving pain. Acupuncture however, can treat much more than that pain. It can help with digestive problems and respiratory conditions. It can help regulate menstrual cycle and be effective for migraines as well as tension headache. In fact, the list of conditions that can benefit from acupuncture is quite long and includes fatigue, additions, chronic illnesses, fibromyalgia, anxiety, arthritis, infertility and auto immune disorders. 

How many treatments does it take?

Does insurance cover acupuncture?

In some states, such as New Mexico and California, insurance does cover acupuncture. Unfortunetly, there is currently no insurance coverage for acupuncture in the State of Louisiana. 

Can acupuncture help with fertility?

Traditional Chinese medicine including both acupuncture and herbal medicine formulas can be quite effective in treating infertility. Manning has experience working with numerous couples helping to solve infertility issues. 

There are no set number of treatment for a given condition. Some simple pain issues can sometimes be resolved in one to three treatments. Other chronic conditions require more treatments. Manning will be happy to talk with you and give you an idea of what to expect for your specific case.