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Acupuncture – Health Insurance Covers Acupuncture, How Many Treatments Will I Need?

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All treatments are tailored and personalized for each patient depending on the what is going on with the personal needs of the individual and their body constitution.    HEALTH INSURANCE COVERS ACUPUNCTURE   California state law, Senate Bill 2179 effective January 1985, requires health care services plans, non-profit hospital service plans, and disability to offer acupuncture coverage. Coverage is included with every health insurance company, health care service plan, non-profit hospital service plan, and every insurer issuing group disability insurance, which covers hospital, medical or surgical expenses. All health policies need to be access to determine if there is acupuncture benefits.     ACUPUNCTURE IS USED ALL OVER THE WORLD   In terms of healing through the neuro-hormonal systems of the body, acupuncture has been proven to be one of the most effective and safest methods by many countries. Researchers in China, Korea, Japan, India, Germany, France, Britain, Switzerland, Canada, the United States, Russia, Romania, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, and Australia have reported marvelous results achieved by acupuncture. In addition, many nations support active research programs in the physiology and therapy of acupuncture.

HEALTH INSURANCE COVERS ACUPUNCTURE 

California state law, Senate Bill 2179 effective January 1985, requires health care services plans, non-profit hospital service plans, and disability to offer acupuncture coverage. Coverage is included with every health insurance company, health care service plan, non-profit hospital service plan, and every insurer issuing group disability insurance, which covers hospital, medical or surgical expenses. All health policies need to be access to determine if there is acupuncture benefits.

On Monday, July 21, 1997 Senate bill 212 was signed into law. SB 212 will definitely include acupuncturists in the definition of “physician” for the propose of treating injured employee entitled to worker’s compensation medical benefits. SB 212 will ensure that patients have the freedom to choose treatment from a healthcare provider that is most appropriate to their needs. The demonstration of acupuncture validity and success in aiding patients regain strength and productivity has proven to be valuable to the work force.

ACUPUNCTURE IS USED TO TREAT A WIDE RANGE OF MEDICAL PROBLEMS   The National Institute of Health in the United State contributions to acupuncture research. The World Health Organization appreciate the benefits that acupuncture brings about in the different types of health issues in people of all ages.  Difficult Diseases: Gastritis, hyperacidity, ulcer, colitis, spastic colon, IBS, Dysentery, and, Bell’s palsy, Fibromyalgia Pain Relief: Headaches, Neck pain, Back pain, sciatica, Joint Pain, Frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, Female Anatomy: PMS, Menstrual cramps, Infertility, Menopause syndrome, and hot flashes. Male Anatomy: ED, and prostate problems. Babies, Children and Elderly: Colic, Allergies, Incontinence   To reinforce the benefits of the treatment, the instruction listed below is advised and beneficial for you as our patient:  The Don’ts:  Don’t exercise strenuously, participate in sexual activity, or drink alcoholic beverages right before or right after your acupuncture treatment.  Don’t consume a big meal prior to or after your treatment  Don’t participate in the use of drugs. Substance abuse (drugs or alcohol) obstruct with the success of acupuncture treatments, primarily in the week prior to treatment.   To reinforce the benefits of the treatment, the instruction listed below is advised and beneficial for you as our patient:  The Don’ts:  Don’t exercise strenuously, participate in sexual activity, or drink alcoholic beverages right before or right after your acupuncture treatment.  Don’t consume a big meal prior to or after your treatment  Don’t participate in the use of drugs. Substance abuse (drugs or alcohol) obstruct with the success of acupuncture treatments, primarily in the week prior to treatment.

HOW MANY TREATMENTS WILL I NEED 

All treatments are tailored and personalized for each patient depending on the what is going on with the personal needs of the individual and their body constitution. Two or three treatments a week for several months may be required for effective treatment of long term and chronic diseases. For sudden onset or acute diseases, fewer visits are required. To maintain a healthy body after treatments have been concluded, one treatment a month might be all that is required.

"More people have been treated with acupuncture and herbs than ALL systems of medicine combined." Acupuncture is safe & effective for the treatment of pain and injuries, and it is helpful in treating many different types of diseases.   Dr. Kevin Huang and Dr. Janet Yeh - We pledge to you our dedication to top quality medical excellence! We provide gentle loving care for our patient family! PATIENT TESTIMONIALS AND 5 STAR REVIEWS OF AGAPE ACUPUNCTURE, INC. TO SHARE THE HOPE!!!   At Agape Acupuncture, Inc., we are very gentle and loving with our patients. We treat babies, toddlers and even the elderly. The encounter that people have with acupuncture needles vary from patient to patient. Mostly, patients do not experience pain, and some feel a slight pressure during needle placement. After the initial insertion of acupuncture needles, there is no pain and the patient usually reports deep relaxation and rest during the treatment. Acupuncture needles are very thin and solid and they are made of stainless steel. The point of the needle is smooth (Acupuncture needles are solid and not hollow like hypodermic needles. Hollow needles increase the risk of skin bruising and skin irritation.), and insertion through the skin is not as painful as injections or blood sampling. At Agape Acupuncture, Inc. we use disposable needles only! Guaranteed!

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ACUPUNCTURE IS APPROVED BY THE FDA – SAFE AND EFFECTIVE

WHAT IS MEDICAL ACUPUNCTURE?

HOW DOES ACUPUNCTURE WORK?

BABY ACUPUNCTURE:  Safe and Effective for Infants, Toddlers and Small Children 

THE HISTORY OF ACUPUNCTURE

Do make allowance for rest following your treatment, leave the more stressful work situation for the following day, if possible. This is of most notably significance in the beginning of your visits.  Do keep records, written or mental notes, on the feedback your body gives you with each session. Your acupuncturist will find this information helpful to access treatment effectiveness or if adjustments need to be made.  Do keep in mind that results can take time, and this is normal. Feeling better may take several sessions. A quick healing is ideal and sometimes that does happen, but most of the time, it is taking baby steps and making steady progress to recovery.   The history of acupuncture is impressive. It is the world’s oldest existing medical system. “More people have been treated with acupuncture and herbs than ALL systems of medicine combined.” according to Dr. David Brestler, director of UCLA’s Pain Center. The 5,000 year old science and art of acupuncture and it effectiveness on our health has an extensive background and progression. It was utilized in China 3000 years before Christ. The term itself was derived by the 15th century Jesuit Missionaries in China from the Latin words “acus” meaning needle and “ puncture” meaning puncture. The development of acupuncture by clinical research in physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology, to clarify, it is a collaboration of modern international medical science with the constitution of acupuncture medicine.   In March of 1996, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States of America gave approval for acupuncture as a medical treatment method. Due to vast request and scientific research, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in April, 1997, integrated acupuncture into the conventional medicine arena as a part of mainstream medicine. In July of 1997, Senate Bill 212 was signed into law, which indefinitely includes acupuncturist in the definition of “physician” for the treatment of injured employees entitled to worker’s compensation medical benefits. SB 212 will ensure that patients have the freedom to choose treatment from a healthcare provider that is appropriate for their needs. In November, 1997 the American Health Counsel publicly claimed acupuncture to be good for the treatment of pain, nausea, asthma, and arthritis. The science and art of acupuncture has substantiated the validity of its procedure to be a beneficial and viable medicine.

WHAT ARE THE ACUPUNCTURE NEEDLES LIKE?

THE BENEFITS OF ACUPUNCTURE

DOS AND DON’TS 

ACUPUNCTURE IS USED ALL OVER THE WORLD

ACUPUNCTURE IS USED TO TREAT A WIDE RANGE OF MEDICAL PROBLEMS

Acupuncture Acupuncturist Many Testimonials

We have treated over 45,000 patients & are 4th generation in natural medicine. Our family has been serving patients in the United States since 1980 and serving California for 30 years. Our patients include physicians, doctors (MD & Ph.D.), nurses (RN), chiropractors, licensed acupuncturists, post-graduates, and other healthcare providers.

FIND THE BEST PHYSICIAN ACUPUNCTURIST

You must choose your acupuncturist carefully. Achieving good results with acupuncture requires a skillful and knowledgeable person; one who has studied extensively and has been trained thoroughly. To competently practice acupuncture, three to five years of training is required. In the state of California, the laws regarding the use of acupuncture is rigid and firm and a genuine and qualified acupuncturist has to pass a state board test to acquire a license. The California State Board of Medical Quality Assurance certifies the acupuncturist after passing both the written and practical portions of the exam with an L.Ac. Diplomate of Acupuncture (Dipl.Ac.) certified by the  National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and a Diplomate of Herbology (Dipl.C.H.) certified by the  National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) are issued to meet nationally recognized standards of competence and safety.  We hope that you have found answers to questions about acupuncture. To locate a qualified physician acupuncturist, call 714-979-9790 to schedule an appointment.

BEST OF ORANGE COUNTY — BEST MEDICAL ACUPUNCTURIST AND HERBALIST WASHINGTON D.C. — Agape Acupuncture, Inc. has been selected for the Best of Orange County in the Medical Acupuncturist & Herbalist category. The “Best of Local Business” Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the companies are identified that they believe have achieved exceptional success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community. Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. Agape Acupuncture, Inc. Receives Best of Orange County Award 6 Years in a Row!

Serving the following cities and surrounding areas:

ORANGE COUNTY, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA – Costa MesaSouth Coast Metro (South Coast Plaza)IrvineHuntington BeachNewport BeachCorona Del MarNewport CoastLaguna Beach, Mission Viejo (South Orange County), Laguna Niguel, Laguna Hills, Laguna Woods, Ladera Ranch, Santa Ana, Aliso Viejo, San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente, Dana Point, Lake Forest, Brea, Yorba Linda, Placentia, Fullerton, Rancho Santa Margarita, Seal Beach, Fountain Valley, Stanton, Cypress, La Palma, Los Alamitos, Monarch Beach, Cote De Caza, Dove Canyon, Foothill Ranch, Talega, Trabuco Canyon, Villa Park, Portola Hills, Balboa, Buena Park, Westminster, Garden Grove, La Habra, Anaheim Hills, Tustin, Santa Ana, Anaheim, Anaheim Hills, Silverado, Fountain Valley, and Orange.

This is an absolute miracle Dr. Kevin, thank you from the bottom of my heart!! And of course thank you Jesus! I can't tell you how many people are just amazed at the absolute change in my granddaughter!

This is an absolute miracle Dr. Kevin, thank you from the bottom of my heart!! And of course thank you Jesus! I can’t tell you how many people are just amazed at the absolute change in my granddaughter!

LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CALIFORNIA – Agoura Hills, Alhambra Arcadia, Artesia, Avalon, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bell,Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Burbank, Calabasas, Carson, Cerritos, Claremont, Commerce, Compton, Covina, Culver City, Diamond Bar, Downey, Duarte, El Monte, El Segundo, Gardena, Glendale, Glendora, Hawaiian Gardens, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Huntington Park, Industry, Inglewood, Irwindale, La Mirada, La Puente, La Verne, Lakewood, Lancaster, Lawndale, Lomita, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Lynwood, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Monrovia, Montebello, Monterey Park, Norwalk, Palmdale, Palos Verdes Estates, Paramount, Pasadena, Pico Rivera, Pomona, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, Rosemead, San Dimas, San Fernando, San Gabriel, San Marino, Santa Clarita, Santa Fe Springs, Santa Monica, Sierra Madre, Signal Hill, South El Monte, South Gate, South Pasadena, Temple City, Thousand Oaks, Torrance, Vernon, Walnut, West Covina, West Hollywood, Westlake Village, Whittier, Acton, Agoura, Agua Dulce, Altadena, Baldwin Hills, Bell Canyon, Belmont Shore, Cabrillo, Calabasas Hills, Canoga Park, Canyon Country, Castaic, Catalina, Century City, Charter Oak, Chatsworth, City of Commerce, City of Industry, Crenshaw, Del Sur, Dominguez, Eagle Rock, Echo Park, Encino, Granada Hills, Hacienda Heights, Harbor City, Highland Park, Hollywood, La Canada, La Crescenta, Lincoln Heights, Mar Vista, Marina Del Rey, Mirada, Mission Hills, Newhall, Northridge, Pacific Palisades, Pacoima, Palms, Panorama City, Phillips Ranch, Pico Heights, Playa Del Rey, Playa Vista, Porter Ranch, Rancho Dominguez, Reseda, Rowland Heights, San Pedro, Saratoga Hills, Sepulveda, Sherman Oaks, Silver Lake, Stevenson Ranch, Studio City, Sun Valley, Sun Village, Sylmar, Tarzana, Topanga, Tujunga, Universal City, Valencia, Van Nuys, Venice, Verdugo City, Vermont, Watts, Westchester, Windsor Hills, Winnetka, and Woodland Hills.

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA – Carlsbad, Chula Vista,
 Coronado,
 Del Mar,
 El Cajon, 
Encinitas,
 Escondido,
 Imperial Beach,
La Mesa,
 Lemon Grove,
 National City, Oceanside,
 Poway,
 San Diego,
 San Marcos,
 Santee, Solana Beach,
 Vista, Agua Caliente Springs, Alpine, Bonita, Bonsall, Borrego Springs, Crest, Del Dios, De Luz, Descanso, Eucalyptus Hills, Fairbanks Ranch, Fallbrook, Fernbrook, Granite Hills, Julian, La Jolla, Lakeside, Lincoln Acres, Manzanita, Pine Hills, Pine Valley, Potrero, Ramona, Ranchita, Temecula,  Rancho Santa Fe, Rincon, Elijo Hills, Santa Ysabel, Shelter Valley, Spring Valley, Tecate, Tierra del Sol, Valley Center, Vallecitos, Warner Springs, and Winter Gardens.

We are conveniently located in South Coast Metro in Orange County, Southern California. Please visit Agape Acupuncture, Inc. at South Coast Marketplace: 2781 West MacArthur Blvd, Suite G3, Santa Ana, CA 92704 at the corner of Fairview and MacArthur in the Ralphs Shopping Center or call 714-979-9790. We are conveniently located across the street from Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa, just minutes away from South Coast Plaza off of the 405 freeway.

We are conveniently located in South Coast Metro in Orange County, Southern California. Please visit Agape Acupuncture, Inc. at South Coast Marketplace: 2781 West MacArthur Blvd, Suite G3, Santa Ana, CA 92704 at the corner of Fairview and MacArthur in the Ralphs Shopping Center or call 714-979-9790. We are conveniently located across the street from Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa, just minutes away from South Coast Plaza off of the 405 freeway.

OFFICE HOURS

Monday: 9am-6pm

Tuesday: 9am-5pm

Wednesday: 9am-1pm

Thursday: 9am-6pm

Friday: 9am-6pm

Saturday: 8am-1pm

Sunday: CLOSED

We are conveniently located minutes away from South Coast Plaza off of the 405 fwy at the corner of Fairview Rd. and MacArthur Blvd. We are in the Ralphs Shopping Center – left of Chase Bank, left of Verizon across the street from Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa at 2781 W. MacArthur Blvd, Suite G3. We invite you to take this opportunity and accept our promotion for a FREE consultation at our office. Please call (714) 979-9790 to schedule your appointment. We serve Orange County, Inland Empire IE, LA County and San Diego County.