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Best Acupuncturists in Vancouver, WA

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Portland, OR 97227

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4.0 (23)
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4.8 (9)

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Blue Sky Wellness Studio provides experience alternative health care using a blend of natural, integrated treatments and therapies. The company’s acupuncture specialists treat conditions such as acute pain, sports injuries, digestive issues, and premenstrual disorders. Acupuncture treatment is also available to induce labor and treat fertility issues in women. The company’s staff designs customized holistic treatment plans that involve bodywork like massage, treatments like cupping, exercises, naturopathic medicines, and herbal medicines. The company accepts most insurance and OHP plans.

Portland, OR 97214

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4.8 (18)
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5.0 (1)

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Hawthorne Wellness Center offers more than 30 years of experience in chiropractic, acupuncture, massage therapy, and family wellness services. The company’s two certified acupuncture practitioners help customers with conditions like nerve pain, insomnia, premenstrual difficulties, and hypertension, and acupuncturist Eva Hosseinion specializes in Shonishin, a Japanese needle-free pediatric acupuncture technique. In addition to naturopathic and alternative healing, the company provides mental and emotional health counseling, general family medicine, and yoga and martial arts classes.

Vancouver, WA 98662

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5.0 (20)
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5.0 (12)
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5.0 (12)

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Premier Acupuncture is a dedicated holistic healing and wellness company. The company provides expert acupuncture, massage, cupping, Gua Sha, and nutritional advising. The certified professionals at Premier Acupuncture treat chronic conditions like migraines, sciatica, IBS, and tendonitis, and injuries resulting from sports or car accidents. Treatment is also available issues like adrenal fatigue, insomnia, and depression. The company’s acupuncturist is licensed in both Washington and Oregon and is Board Certified by the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Portland, OR 97212

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5.0 (40)
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5.0 (19)

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Blossom Clinic is a naturopathic healing and fertility company, and has earned rave reviews from customers such as “Both acupuncturists I've seen here are nothing less than first rate”. The company provides expert acupuncture services designed to encourage reproductive health and wellness and offers complete support for men and women seeking help with conceiving, for pregnant mothers, and for women who are experiencing post-partum stress, depression, and exhaustion. Massage services are also available for fertility support and deep tissue therapy.

Vancouver, WA 98662

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5.0 (19)
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4.4 (11)
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3.5 (5)

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Zara Clinic is a full-service wellness clinic that offers therapeutic massage, naturopathic medicine, acupuncture, and holistic skincare. The company’s certified practitioners help customers heal from chronic illnesses, pain, and injuries using ancient techniques like acupuncture, acupressure, Tuina massage, and a range of herbal medicines and nutritional support. The company offers luxury relaxation packages that include a 60-minute massage, sauna session, holistic facial, and gourmet beverages and desserts. Customers can call the company to schedule an initial appointment.

Vancouver, WA 98686

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4.8 (9)

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The certified practitioners at Puddletown Acupuncture are dedicated to promoting wellness and healing using ancient and chemical-free traditional methods and treatments. The company’s acupuncturist uses a gentle Japanese method, and provides a needle-free treatment called Shonishin for pediatric patients. In addition to professional acupuncture, the doctor offers therapies like cupping, moxibustion, Qigong, and Tui Na, and herbal Chinese medicines. The company’s therapies treat conditions like digestive issues, emotional problems, allergies, chronic and acute pain, and fertility issues.

Vancouver, WA 98684

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5.0 (7)

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Back & Neck Care Chiropractic & Sports Massage is a Vancouver alternative healing clinic with over 25 years of experience. The company’s professional staff gives new patients complete medical assessments to determine the best treatment plan. Acupuncturist Denise DuPree treats people who are suffering from conditions like chronic pain, migraines, anxiety, and acute painful medical conditions. The company also offers expert chiropractic and massage therapies to treat sciatica, scoliosis, and injuries due to vehicle accidents. Nutritional counseling is available.

Portland, OR 97221

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4.9 (30)

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Sylvan Chiropractic Clinic and Wellness Center is a full-service health center that offers spinal care, medical testing, and treatment of chronic pain. The company’s acupuncturist has earned a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine and has more than 20 years of experience in massage therapy and healing. “After only a few sessions, I saw a noticeable difference in my pain level,” wrote one satisfied customer. The clinic offers treatment and evaluation for customers in worker’s compensation cases.

Portland, OR 97214

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5.0 (4)

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The experienced, caring professionals at AcuOm Acupuncture have earned excellent reviews from customers, like “After a back injury, I lived with lower back pain for nearly a year.  After just two acupuncture sessions with Betsy, I have now gone six months without any pain”. Customers receive certified acupuncture treatment for conditions like neck and back pain, joint pain, sleep disorders, immune system issues, and digestive disorders. Other services include shiatsu massage, cupping, vibrational stimulation, and herbal therapies.

Vancouver, WA 98664

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5.0 (3)
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5.0 (2)

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Zhenbo Li, Ph.D. at Lotus Acupuncture & Fertility Clinic has more than 25 years of experience treating patients with a combination of acupuncture, traditional Chinese medicine, and Western medicine. The doctor specializes in using acupuncture to treat gynecological issues like infertility and menopausal symptoms and offers a blend of treatments for people suffering from cancer or chemotherapy-related nausea and weakness. Other therapies include moxibustion, cupping, Chinese massage, and Gua Sha, used in combination to treat conditions like chronic pain and obesity.

Beaverton, OR 97005

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5.0 (90)
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5.0 (17)

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G&L Acupuncture offers alternative wellness services, and the company’s team of professionals is proud to have helped customers heal for almost two decades. One happy customer wrote, “It was like a miracle! I cannot believe the difference, and the pain has never come back”. Treatment is available for people suffering from chronic pain, car accident-related injuries, allergies, emotional health disorders, and digestive disorders. The acupuncturists also treat women who are trying to conceive or are suffering from menstrual difficulties.

Vancouver, WA 98663

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5.0 (3)
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5.0 (3)
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5.0 (2)

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Shan Dao Acupuncture is a Vancouver wellness clinic that has earned many great reviews from customers like, “I cannot speak highly enough of Shan Dao!  Diane is a complete professional and her prices are so much less than all the other acupuncturists I've seen”. The company specializes in community acupuncture, where customers are treated in a relaxing group setting. Private sessions are also available, and the company provides other services such as cupping, heat therapy, electro-acupuncture, and massage therapy.

Vancouver, WA 98684

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5.0 (9)
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5.0 (1)

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Aura Acupuncture provides holistic healing using a blend of Western and Eastern medical techniques. The company’s doctor is a nationally certified and licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist, and is experienced in treating conditions like musculoskeletal pain, sleep disorders, emotional imbalances, gynecological issues, and addictions. The company investigates medical histories and performs necessary testing to ensure that each new patient receives the best possible treatment. Prospective customers can call the company to schedule an initial appointment.

Compare our Top Acupuncturists

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Blue Sky Wellness Studio
Portland, OR 97227
Hawthorne Wellness Center
Portland, OR 97214
Premier Acupuncture
Vancouver, WA 98662
Blossom Clinic
Portland, OR 97212
Zara Clinic
Vancouver, WA 98662
Puddletown Acupuncture
Vancouver, WA 98686
Back & Neck Care Chiropractic & Sports Massage
Vancouver, WA 98684
Sylvan Chiropractic Clinic and Wellness Center
Portland, OR 97221
AcuOm Acupuncture
Portland, OR 97214
Lotus Acupuncture & Fertility Clinic
Vancouver, WA 98664
G&L Acupuncture
Beaverton, OR 97005
Shan Dao Acupuncture
Vancouver, WA 98663
Aura Acupuncture
Vancouver, WA 98684

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.