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Your body knows what to do; acupuncture helps it remember.

Empirical Point provides treatment and patient care that is educational and collaborative. At your first visit, you can expect an open dialog about your condition, concerns, lifestyle and treatment options. Understanding you and your life is critical to prioritizing immediate concerns and long-term health goals. Your body knows how to heal itself. Together, we will help it remember and get started.

What happens on my first visit?

We Talk
An in-depth conversation will inform my diagnostics. We will discuss your health history, lifestyle, other therapies and care you currently receiving. Our conversation will cover, quality of life, impediments, and how I can help. I am happy to answer your questions and explain how seemingly unrelated symptoms may tie together.

I Learn More
Chinese Medicine Diagnostic methods, which include looking at your tongue and taking your pulse from various points on your wrists, help to identify and clarify the big picture. These diagnostic methods are an integral part of Chinese medicine that help identify the root causes of your concerns.

I Provide Care
This is where you get to lie down and relax on a temperature-controlled massage table. Once you are comfortable, I will insert fine needles that are sterile, single use and about the diameter of a hair, at specific points throughout the body. Acupuncture stimulates the body’s healing response to restore physiologic function.

We Create a Plan
We will discuss and create a treatment plan that aligns with your health goals. You may be asked to return on a weekly basis until foundational change is underway. You also may be prescribed an herbal formula or provided specific instructions for diet, exercise or other activities.  As your treatment progresses, your plan will be modified, and may include additional Chinese medicine modalities or a change to frequency of appointments.

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What does a visit cost?

An appointment at Empirical Point is $115.

Any Chinese herbal supplementation will be additional.

Empirical Point accepts all major credit cards, health savings accounts, debit cards, checks and cash. Gift cards are also available.

Empirical Point does not accept or process insurance but is happy to provide a transaction statement for you to submit to your insurance company. Please check with your insurance company to determine if your out of network treatment will be covered.

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Empirical Point Acupuncture

40 W. Evergreen Ave, Suite 112
Philadelphia, PA, 19118

Proudly serving the Philadelphia Community since 2001.
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