Most conditions are treatable with acupuncture combined with adequate rest, nourishing food, and exercise. In particular acupuncture has demonstrated remarkable success with the treatment of frustrating chronic conditions. Because the underlying cause of energy imbalance and weakness is addressed multiple symptoms can be helped at the same time. By strengthening and balancing the energy nature brings healing at a deep level rather than attempts to fix symptoms as if there were a better healer than nature. Chinese medicine views the symptoms of illness – physical, mental, or emotional – as warning signs that you are not functioning as an integrated whole.
Acupuncture helps to prevent recurring ailments and to recover more quickly if you become ill. You do not need to be sick to benefit from acupuncture; you can have greater vitality and stamina, more restful sleep, more harmonious relationships and a greater ability to care for your own health.
How long are the sessions? Megan Yalkut2022-04-16T13:26:38-06:00
The initial session is quite extensive and sets the foundation for treatment moving forward. We’ll complete a physical exam where I feel your pulses, check your blood pressure, note your temperature distribution, test the left-right balance of energy pathways (meridians) and more. In this session, we’ll also document your health history thus far, but no lengthy questionnaire forms here 😊. If time permits, either an acupuncture or acupressure treatment is given.
How many sessions will it take to help my condition?Megan Yalkut2017-07-18T00:28:22-06:00
Usually weekly sessions are recommended until symptoms improve and then sessions are slowly spaced out. Introductory Package: Come for an initial intake and five weekly treatments. The sixth treatment is free. This supports you in coming for regular treatment when you need it. Each session builds on the next and each session is individualized for you and your unique energy. Even with people who have the same condition or symptoms the treatment is tailored to that person.
Some insurance covers acupuncture. I am glad to give you receipts with which to seek reimbursement. Health savings accounts, flexible spending accounts, credit cards, checks, and cash are all acceptable forms of payment. See the rates tab for current pricing.
Do you want to live your full potential?
Do you want treatment that connects all of you to promote one whole, strong, alive person?
Whether one main symptom or many, Classical Five Element acupuncture treatment can help.
Initial Intake and Exam:
$85 – lasts 75 minutes. This is an essential foundational appointment where we gather information to establish where you are and where you’d like to go. This includes reviewing systems such as sleep, digestion, menstruation, and noting past medical and life and lifestyle if they arent part of the main concerns. Then I complete a physical exam where I feel your pulses, check your blood pressure, note your temperature distribution, and check structural mobility. There’s no lengthy questionnaire forms here 😊. If time permits, either an acupressure treatment is given.
$85 – lasts about an hour. I am with you the whole time. Zero Balancing may be included in this session if time allows. Ideally clients come weekly at the beginning of treatment. An initial intake and treatment is required to book a regular session. Some Zero Balancing may be included in this session if time allows, more likely after the first few treatments.
“James has made it an extremely comfortable, professional, and peaceful way of getting in touch with my body to help my body heal itself. Some of the healing has taken place in areas that I have been utilizing other methods of treatment for several years with no lasting results. I highly recommend James Damman to anyone who has chronic pain that they are just tired of dealing with! He will help your body cure itself.”
~ Jan Buckner
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Five Element Acupuncture & Zero Balancing in Montrose, CO