Cardinal Acupuncture is happy to accept HealthPartners and Cigna health insurance.
Your HSA or Flexible Spending Account can also be used toward any acupuncture service.
Initial Consultation and Treatment
Your first visit consists of an initial diagnosis and development of a treatment plan; treatment in this visit will include acupuncture and may be combined with auricular acupuncture, electrical stimulation, cupping or moxibustion. Herbal therapy may be recommended to augment your response to treatment.
Your follow-up visits will include an assessment of your progress as well as acupuncture. You may receive additional treatment modalities at this time, as appropriate.
Tui Na is available for those who prefer this modality only. No needles! Consists of a 30 minute visit including Chinese Medicine diagnosis and Tui Na.
Treatments listed above do not include the cost of herbs.
Herbs come in many forms, most popularly pills and teas. When used correctly under the guidance of your TCM practitioner, they are generally safe and rarely have side effects.
Herbal Capsules - Patented formulations of herbs are available for certain conditions
Acupuncture is the insertion of tiny needles along the body's paths of energy to restore the flow of such energy (Qi) back to a healthy state.
Needles are inserted into points on the ears or tiny metal beads are used to stimulate the points. This modality can be used to treat systemic problems as well as obesity and tobacco addiction
Used to complement acupuncture and other treatments. Specific formulas are available or personalized prescriptions may be created for you. Side effects are uncommon when used in consultation with your acupuncturist.
A massage-like hands-on body treatment that uses the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The practitioner may brush, knead, roll/press and rub the areas between joints (known as the eight gates) to get Qi moving in the meridians as well as the muscles.
Cupping uses specially designed glass cups to create a vacuum on the skin in order to promote warmth, improve circulation and release toxins in your body. It can be used as a massage or as the stationary application of the cups. It triggers the lymphatic system, clears the blood vessels, and stretches and activates skin.
Moxibustion is the burning of a dried Chinese herb known as mugwort on the end of needles. It is used as a warming therapy during treatment for a variety of conditions. It also moves Qi and blood, and it is thought that Moxa helps eliminate cold and dampness in the body