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Finding the Right Acupuncturist

When searching for an acupuncturist in Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD, there are some tips you can use.


Education Matters: Ask your prospective acupuncturist about their credentials and training. Many licensed acupuncturists will have a master’s degree and have so many hours of education and clinical training, depending on state requirements.


Make Sure They Can Be Helpful: Some acupuncturists will treat all conditions. Some will specialize in treating certain conditions so you want to find one that has experience in treating the condition you have. You can also ask what the results are for your particular condition.


Style: There are different styles of acupuncture and different styles can be more effective for certain conditions. For example, ear acupuncture can help with treating addictions. Be sure to ask what conditions are best helped with your acupuncturist’s style.


See Other Treatments: Besides acupuncture, there can be other treatments that come under the umbrella of Chinese medicine so it helps to know if there are other treatments your practitioner offers.

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