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Community Acupuncture

1st Visit Consultation Fee $10
Acupuncture Treatment
$20 - $40

Orthopedic Acupuncture

1st Visit Consultation Fee $10
Acupuncture Treatment
$40 - $60

Herbal Medicine
Custom Teas $20

Body Work and Massage
30 Minutes $30

1 Hour $55

90 Minutes $80

Orthopedic acupuncture

focuses diagnosis and treatment on specific problems associated with your muscles, tendons, ligaments, and bones. These problems may include a loss of strength or stamina, the presence of pain, restricted mobility or even imbalances in gait or weight bearing. The attention is primarily structural.

 

For example treating shoulder pain begins with testing specific range of movements and strength tests in order to determine which muscle or group of muscles is injured. This is usually followed by palpation of motor points, trigger points and acupuncture points on and around the local area. Then needles are carefully inserted usually followed by the application of electrical stimulation. Cupping or Chinese medical massage, called Tui-na may also be a part of the treatment either done before or after acupuncture. Stretches or exercises may also be given to you for improving the recovery and long term maintenance.

 

 

Commonly treated conditions include:

 

Achilles tendonitis

plantar fasciitis

ankle sprain

morton’s neuroma

shin splints

patellar tendonitis

degenerative arthritis

iliotibial band syndrome

hamstring injuries

hip arthritis or bursitis

low back injury

carpal tunnel syndrome

tennis elbow

golfer’s elbow

frozen shoulder

AC joint injuries

neck painc

 

Orthopedic acupuncture addresses more structural problems with the body caused by debilitating conditions or injury. It is very useful for maintaining and enhancing athletic performance, too. 

Three questions you might have are:

 

Q Orthopedic versus community: which one is better?

A  One is not better than the other. They are just different, with a little overlap. Orthopedic is a specialty that focuses on more significant structural problems or physical performance issues.

 

Q  When should I schedule an orthopedic visit vs. a community one?

A  If your shoulder aches from too much yoga, try community. If you can barely move your shoulder because of a biking accident, try orthopedic. If you twisted your ankle when running, try community. Try orthopedic if you’ve broken your ankle while roller skating. You can probably think of similar examples. If you aren’t sure, start with a community visit, or just contact us and we will advise you.

 

Q  Why are orthopedic visits more expensive?

A  Orthopedic visits take more practitioner time and involve more testing and applied techniques. We book only 2 visits per hour. In addition to acupuncture, we may use electro-stimulation, massage or cupping, and we may take time to teach you stretches or exercises that you can do at home. It’s more expensive per visit, but healing often takes fewer visits.


You can book an appointment online or call us at 763.7200 to schedule a visit. New patients can also download our First Time Visit Paperwork .

We do not accept credit cards at this point in time. However, all major credit cards are accepted to purchase gift certificates online only. You can either print your gift certicate at the check out screen, or bring your receipt to our office to pick up an original. 

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843.763.7200 | Email Us | Charleston Community Acupuncture

1307 Savannah Highway Charleston, SC 29407