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Best Acupuncturists in Cleveland, OH

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Solon, OH 44139

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5.0 (3)
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5.0 (1)

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Huang Acupuncture is a practice in Solon, OH that specializes in using acupuncture to treat issues of the upper respiratory tract, respiratory system, disorders of the eye, disorders of the mouth, gastrointestinal disorders, reproductive health, mental and emotional disorders, and a range of other conditions. Dr. Yanming Huang is a licensed acupuncturist and a licensed herbalist who has been formally educated in both Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine. Dr. Huang has published many books and articles on Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine, and is certified by the National Certification Commision for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and the Ohio Medical Board. While Dr. Huang has used acupuncture and herbal medicine to treat patients with a variety of conditions; he specializes in treating pain disorders, stress, anxiety, menopause, infertility, and other chronic conditions. The practice strives to help patients reach optimum health through integration of Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture with their current medical treatment.

Cleveland Heights, OH 44118

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AcupunctChi Clinic is a practice in Cleveland Heights, OH that specializes in holistic therapies such as acupuncture, natural healing, cupping, Reiki, massage therapy, TuiNa, hypnosis, acupnosis,acupressure, ear candling, and much more. The clinic treats conditions such as pain management, stress management, cancer, infertility, smoking cessation, weight loss, fibromyalgia, arthritis, insomnia, depression, PTSD, skin problems, and more. Founder and director, Dr. Leonard Melamed, has over 30 years of experience practicing alternative medicine. Dr. Melamed is licensed as an acupuncturist and massage therapy by the Ohio State Medical Board, is a National Board Certified Diplomate in Acupuncture by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and is an Internationally Certified Hypnotherapist. Dr. Melamed is also licensed as an acupuncture physician in the states of Florida and Pennsylvania. Dr. Melamed is the founder of acupnosis which is a blend of acupuncture and hypnosis. He also specializes in homeopathy and natural energy healing treatments, and has successfully treated conditions such as infertility, smoking cessation, weight loss, and pain management.

North Olmsted, OH 44070

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4.5 (8)
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5.0 (5)

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McClure Acupuncture is a practice in North Olmsted, OH that specializes in acupuncture to treat allergies, anxiety, back pain, cancer, headaches, neck pain, menopause, PMS, hypertension, fertility, depression, weight loss, stress, colds and flu, carpal tunnel, and a range of other medical and psychosocial conditions. Owner Michael McClure is an acupuncturist with over eight years of experience of practicing acupuncture and Chinese medicine as a practical healing method.

Cleveland, OH 44113

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5.0 (19)
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5.0 (5)

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Acupuncture First is a practice in Cleveland, OH that specializes in acupuncture, cupping, Gua Sha, Chinese Herbal Therapy, moxibustion, and community acupuncture services. Owner Karen Mastrangelo is a licensed acupuncturist and is certified as a Diplomat of Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commision for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Mastrangelo holds a Master's degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine, and specializes in using acupuncture to treat cancer, chronic pain, and disorders such as PTSD. In her practice, Mastrangelo focuses in pain management, internal medicine, neurological disorders, cancer care, psycho-emotional issues, and orthopedics. Clients speaks of her positive energy and healing abilities for issues with fertility and overall wellness.

Cleveland, OH 44128

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5.0 (16)
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5.0 (16)

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Acupuncture and Integrative Solutions is a practice in Cleveland, OH that specializes in acupuncture, acupressure, cupping, moxibustion, and classes in Tai Qi and Qi Gong. Owner and practitioner Jared West is a second generation acupuncturist who has studied Chinese Medicine since 1991. West is the president of the Ohio Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and has served on the Ohio Medical Board's Oriental Medicine Advisory Committee.

Parma, OH 44129

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5.0 (25)
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5.0 (10)

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Healing Hands Clinic is a practice in Parma, OH that specializes in using acupuncture to treat addictions, autoimmune disorders, cancer, neurological disorders, circulatory disorders, digestive disorders, muscular/skeletal disorders, sleep disorder, women's health, and much more. The team includes two Chinese medicine practitioners, Guang and Wendy Liang, who have collectively been practicing acupuncture for over 50 years. Both practitioners are certified as Diplomates of Acupuncture by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Clients speak of positive results after acupuncture sessions, and reversal of their medical and psychological conditions.

Beachwood, OH 44122

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4.5 (11)

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Cleveland Acupuncture is a private practice in Beachwood, OH that specializes in using acupuncture to treat women's health issues, infertility, and oncology-related issues. Owner and practitioner Anne Kinchen is licensed as an acupuncturist through the Ohio Medical Board and is certified through the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in both Chinese Herbology and Acupuncture. Kinchen has a master's degree in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine and has been practicing for over 18 years. The practice also offers nutritional counseling and supplements as part of its holistic approach to treatment that incorporates conventional and alternative medicine.

1991 Crocker Rd. Suite 221, Westlake, OH 44145

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5.0 (5)
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5.0 (4)

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Caruso Acupuncture is a private practice in Avon, OH that specializes in acupuncture to treat pain, menstrual symptoms, digestive issues, muscle pain, fatigue, sleep issues, headaches, neck and back pain, and to promote overall health and wellness. Owner Frank Caruso is registered and licensed by the Ohio State Medical Board and national agencies including National Certification Committee for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and Ohio Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Caruso has over 10 years of training and experience as an acupuncturist, and was trained in Chinese Medicine at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. Caruso takes a multidisciplinary approach to treatment by including a network of other medical professional such as physicians, massage therapists, chiropractors, and naturopaths. His experience includes treatment of a variety of disorders and medical issues such as pain, infertility, and emotional disorders.

Compare our Top Acupuncturists

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Huang Acupuncture
Solon, OH 44139
AcupunctChi Clinic
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
McClure Acupuncture
North Olmsted, OH 44070
Acupuncture First
Cleveland, OH 44113
Acupuncture and Integrative Solutions
Cleveland, OH 44128
Healing Hands Clinic
Parma, OH 44129
Cleveland Acupuncture
Beachwood, OH 44122
Caruso Acupuncture
1991 Crocker Rd. Suite 221, Westlake, OH 44145

FAQs

  • Introduction

    Acupuncture is an alternative medicine technique. It involves the strategic placement of small, fine needles puncturing the skin on various areas of the body to relieve pain or treat other medical conditions. The needles are left in place for about 10 minutes to half an hour while the patient relaxes. The selection of the proper acupoints requires skill and knowledge.

    The practice of acupuncture originated in Asia many centuries ago. Chinese acupuncture may also involve electrical stimulation or heat application for heightened effect. Some Chinese acupuncturists also slowly spin or twirl the needles after insertion. On the other hand, Japanese acupuncture is less invasive, with shallow needle insertion and no needle manipulation. Korean acupuncture focuses on needle placement only in the feet and hands.  

    Though acupuncture was highly controversial in Western medicine for many years, most of the medical community now recognizes its effectiveness for pain management. Only anecdotal evidence exists for treatments beyond pain relief.
  • How does acupuncture work?

    Research hasn’t yet determined exactly how acupuncture works, but there are two main theories. One is that it operates on a neurological level by stimulating muscles, nerves, and connective tissues, triggering natural pain relief effects. Others believe acupuncture balances a person’s energies — chi — creating physical, emotional, and mental harmony, which relieves pain and improves health. 

  • Does Medicare cover acupuncture?

    Medicare Part B covers acupuncture solely to treat low back pain. The condition must have no known cause and have lasted for at least 12 weeks. Only a doctor or properly licensed and trained medical provider may perform the acupuncture. Medicare initially approves up to 12 sessions over 90 days. With demonstrated improvement, up to eight more visits may be allowed.

  • Is acupuncture effective?

    Studies by the National Institute of Health confirm the effectiveness of acupuncture for addiction, nausea, headaches, asthma, some stroke rehabilitation, and pain management for various conditions. The NIH studies support the use of acupuncture alone and combined with traditional treatment methods. Additional research by other scientific and medical organizations demonstrates that acupuncture is typically successful in the treatment of pain.

  • Does acupuncture hurt?

    Acupuncture should not be painful. The unfamiliar sensation may be uncomfortable at first, but that typically goes away after the first session. People with high sensitivity levels or low pain tolerance may experience heightened sensations. However, any discomfort should be minor and brief. Some common feelings at the acupuncture points are warmth, tingling, heaviness, or mild achiness.

  • How much does acupuncture cost?

    Acupuncture prices vary greatly, ranging from $50 to $300 per session. Initial sessions usually cost more than follow-up appointments. Initial sessions on the high end of the pricing scale usually include a consultation and medical exam along with the acupuncture session. Some acupuncturists offer membership price breaks or discounts for prepaid multiple sessions. Shop around before deciding on an acupuncturist.

  • Does insurance cover acupuncture?

    Some health care insurance carriers cover acupuncture for specific medical conditions. But it depends on the location, insurance provider, insurance plan, and reason for the treatments. Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, United Health Care, Health Net, Banner Health, and Humana are examples of some private insurers that may cover acupuncture with various restrictions. Contact your provider to learn more.