Welcome to Better Days Acupuncture

Welcome to

Better Days Acupuncture

New Clients

If you are looking for an acupuncturist to continue treatment that you have already begun, or are new to alternative healing or acupuncture, Better Days Acupuncture LLC is excited to walk on your journey with you when you need a hand in your healing.  I understand that the beauty of life is that it’s customizable; I want to help you make your idea of living become your reality so that you can live your fullest.

What to Expect for your First Session

Seeking acupuncture is a step in your journey toward the healthy lifestyle you desire.  It marks the choice to invest in yourself.  When you arrive, you will have some forms to fill out that will require you to explain your health history in a way that demonstrates your connectedness to your body’s experiences.  We will discuss what brought you to me, and your present experiences in your health journey.  This holistic healthcare takes into consideration the entire being that you are today and that requires knowing the you that was once before as well as the you that you want to see for your future. 

What should I wear?

Please wear loose fitting clothing that is comfortable for you to rest in.  Ladies, bras that hook in the back are best so that I can hook/unhook as needed without you having to remove.  I do keep it warm and I use a warming amethyst bio mat and TDP heat therapy lamp during your treatment.

How do you assess my current state of health?

Pulse diagnosis will be done at each and every session.  Feeling the sensation of the pulse is important to understanding the current state of the body.  I feel for the rate of the pulse, the strength of the pulse, and the quality of the pulse; all are diagnostic measurements.  The tongue is the only muscle in the body that we can see because it is not covered by skin.  I will ask you to show me your tongue in a soft/gentle manner.  I will be looking at it’s shape, color, coating, cracks and moisture level.  The tongue tells me how your body is being supplied with blood, how your digestive system is functioning, how damp or dry your system is, as well as how hot or cold your system might be.  Don’t scrape your tongue before you come. 

 

What to Expect After your First Session

Some people experience a feeling that can be described as “AcuStoned” in which you may feel very euphoric, light, and relaxed…in a daze.  This is normal, enjoy it!  Some people feel quite energized and free to do what they want to do, again, very normal, enjoy it!  Acupuncture can be sedating for some and stimulating for others, depending on the needs of the body and the desires of the patient.  It’s always best to drink plenty of water and make sure you have eaten prior to and throughout the day of your treatment.  There are really no restrictions to follow after a treatment other than to listen to your body.  If you were treated for pain, and you feel better after a treatment, give yourself some time to heal before you engage fully in activities that have been painful in the past.  Recommendations for your healing may be provided, let them resonate and slowly put them into place.  Dietary changes, adding supplements, saying affirmations, meditations, and journaling are some of the recommendations that can help you and I better manage your needs and reach your goals.

New Client Forms

At the start of our first appointment, you will fill out the following forms and we will discuss your health history. If you would like to fill these forms out ahead of time, please download them here:

Now Accepting Insurance:

United Healthcare
United Healthcare NC
MAMSI
Health Allies
EnhancedCareMD
UHC Navigate
Charter
Compass
Nexus
Aetna – coming soon
Blue Cross Blue Shield – coming soon

Contact Us

Contact Info:

Address:
218 S Churton Street, Suite C
Hillsborough, NC  27278

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 9am-4pm

Phone Number:
(919) 356-4639

Email Address:
betterdaysacupuncture@gmail.com

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Better Days Acupuncture is Moving

Starting in June 2018, Better Days Acupuncture will be closing in North Carolina and relocating. It is with a heavy heart that we are making this announcement, however we are looking forward to this next chapter.

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Thank you for your interest in the next chapter of Better Days Acupuncture. We will keep in touch.