Guide for Choosing Acupuncture Treatment

The data shows that acupuncture is now one of the leading treatment options for a broad range of health issues, from pain management to stress relief. So, it’s important that you choose acupuncture treatment in San Francisco from a noted expert. Our team at Anchor Acupuncture has great experience in the industry and in our latest post, we’re highlighting our guide to choosing your acupuncture treatment.
Research the acupuncturist’s credentials
When choosing an acupuncturist, make sure you understand their credentials and the value their credentials can offer in terms of your ongoing health. Ensure that your acupuncturist has no history of malpractice suits or disciplinary actions and ask them directly about their educational history and training within the field.
Make sure you’re comfortable in their office
Even if you complete comprehensive research beforehand, you might find you’re not comfortable once you visit the specialist. Make sure that you’re comfortable when they are completing treatment. Ask for a consultation before the treatment begins so you can achieve comfort within their treatment environment and so that you have any questions answered directly.
Review their communication style
When meeting with the acupuncturist for the first team, consider how they communicate with you. Are they open to answering questions and listening to you as you make your points? Can they answer your questions with authority on the subject matter? Do they seem in a rush and unable to provide the answers you need? Make sure you consider these questions during the meeting and don’t rush through the process.
Find out about insurance options
Before booking acupuncture treatment in San Francisco, you should find out more about your insurance options. What does your policy cover and how much will you be spending out of pocket? Ask the acupuncturist about their insurance policies and whether your current policy fits within their treatment options.
Anchor Acupuncture
Working with a trusted acupuncturist can help ensure you achieve full value for your upcoming acupuncture treatment in San Francisco. Our team at Anchor Acupuncture has great experience in the field and we’re here to answer each of your questions. To learn more about our services, please call us today.

Amanda Moler is a licensed acupuncturist and certified fertility acupuncturist (FABORM), serving San Francisco, CA.  Her educational background includes receiving a bachelor’s degree in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution from Antioch College in 2001 and in 2010, her master’s degree from American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. In 2008, she also attended Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago, IL for education on acupuncture and oriental medicine. Asa Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine, she has gained recognition for treating complex women fertility cases, providing guidance on painful side-effects of drugs, hormones, and maintaining the overall well-being of women. Follow Anchor Acupuncture and Amanda Moler on Facebook , Instagram, LinkedIn.