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Best Acupuncturists in Milwaukee

Our Recommended Top 18

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Milwaukee Acupuncturists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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4601 N Oakland Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211
  • elbow pain
  • sports acupuncture
  • traditional chinese medicine
  • trigger point therapy
  • eastern medicine
  • sports injuries
  • back pain
  • Women's Health
  • muscle pain
  • shoulder pain
  • Acupuncture
  • General Wellness
  • dry needling
  • trigger point dry needling
  • best acupuncture
  • hip pain
  • infertility
  • Neck Pain
  • knee pain
  • fertility
  • orthopedic acupuncture
  • myofascial trigger points
  • trigger point acupuncture

Why choose this provider?

Dr. Zhou's Acupuncture, Pain & Natural Wellness Clinic serves whitefish Bay, Shorewood, and east Milwaukee, patients. Dr. Xiping Zhou specializes in women’s health, pain management, stroke rehabilitation, and body-mind integration. He has successfully treated many patients with problems with endocrine, respiratory, gastrointestinal, immune, and metabolic systems. Dr. Zhou combines Chinese traditional medical acupuncture, manual medical therapy (TuiNa), cupping therapy, and Chinese herbal medicine in treating both psychological and physical illnesses. He has been performing acupuncture and traditional Chinese healing arts for more than 40 years. Dr. Zhou is also a founder and teacher of his acupuncture and massage school. Additionally, he is a great practitioner of TaiChi and QiGong traditional Chinese exercises.

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4.8
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4.8 / 5 (82)
Facebook
4.8 / 5 (32)
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (8)

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Price: Free Online Consultation

Milwaukee, WI

Why choose this provider?

Need help contacting a Acupuncturist in Milwaukee? Call our Concierge team at 848-Book-Pro (848-266-5776 from 6 am - 4 pm PT | Mon - Fri). They are standing by to help you get the service you need.

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Brookfield, WI 53005

Why choose this provider?

The Acupuncturist, located in Brookfield, is the private practice of licensed acupuncture practitioner Phil Stamos. Mr. Stamos is a highly experienced and trained practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), who has used Oriental techniques to help relieve patients' allergies, pain disorders, depression, hypertension, hypotension, and reproductive issues, among other health issues.

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Brookfield, WI 53005

Why choose this provider?

Heaven & Earth Acupuncture, headquartered in Brookfield, has numerous options for patients who want to try before they buy. Individuals from Milwaukee and other nearby cities can drop by for a free initial consultation, a free insurance verification, and, most importantly, a free initial acupuncture treatment. Kyle Smith and Novla Kossow are longtime acupuncture practitioners, and each has a License of Acupuncture.

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4.8
Google
5.0 / 5 (99)
Facebook
4.4 / 5 (42)

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Glendale, WI 53217

Why choose this provider?

Based in Glendale, acupuncture practitioner Jane Gleeson, RN., MSN., L.Ac. has worked with clients from throughout the greater Milwaukee community, including people hailing from Wauwatosa, Brookfield, Greenfield, and Racine. Ms. Gleeson is a licensed and certified acupuncturist and a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Although capable of treating a range of illnesses, Ms. Gleeson's specialty is working with women who are suffering from menopause, menstrual problems, and infertility.

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5.0
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (6)
Google
5.0 / 5 (1)

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Greenfield, WI 53228

Why choose this provider?

Milwaukee Acupuncture and Health Center is a wellness clinic in Greenfield, accepting patients from Wauwatosa, Glendale, Milwaukee, and other cities in the area. Leading the team are Chuan Liu, Ph.D., L. Ac., and Michael Meske, Dipl. Ac., L. Ac. Each has a License of Acupuncture as well as years of experience safely, effectively performing the procedure. Interested potential clients should take advantage of the special offers available on Milwaukee Acupuncture and Health Center's website.

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3.5
Yelp
3.5 / 5 (3)

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New Berlin, WI 53151

Why choose this provider?

Milwaukee Acupuncture & Wellness, headquartered in New Berlin, serves individuals from throughout the area who are seeking relief from a range of health issues. In addition to acupuncture, service options include nutritional counseling, Chinese herbal therapies, and massage therapies. Danielle Lucio, who owns and leads the clinic, is a licensed acupuncturist with a Master's in Oriental Medicine from the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, as well as a Bachelor's in Nutrition.

Reputation:

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4.6
Google
4.6 / 5 (13)

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Milwaukee, WI 53202

Why choose this provider?

Dr. Carrie Murphy, LAc, based in Milwaukee, is an acupuncturist who focuses on treating patients who are also undergoing traditional treatments for hypertension, heart disease, cancer, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, acid reflux, anxiety, and insomnia. Dr. Murphy has a Master's in Traditional Chinese Medicine and she is certified not just in Acupuncture, but also in Chinese Herbs, Oriental Medicine, and Clean Needle Technique.

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5.0
Google
5.0 / 5 (27)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (21)

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We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
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Milwaukee, WI 53219

Why choose this provider?

At the Milwaukee office of Healthy by Nature Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Center, local clients can get help with a broad range of issues and ailments. These include muscle, spine, and joint pain, headaches, gastrointestinal problems, allergies, respiratory problems, hypertension, and weight problems. Healthy by Nature Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Center has a secondary location in Lake in the Hills, Illinois.

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5.0
Google
5.0 / 5 (10)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (8)

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Brookfield, WI 53005

Why choose this provider?

At Brookfield acupuncture practice The Fertility Clinic, a team of alternative medicinal practitioners focus on treating women's health issues. They can help patients who are trying to get pregnant or perform supplementary treatments for women who are undergoing additional fertility treatments. Additional options include male fertility support, pregnancy support, and miscarriage prevention. Erika Foy is a licensed, board certified specialist in reproductive acupuncture.

Reputation:

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5.0
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (7)

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5.0
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Brookfield, WI 53045

Why choose this provider?

Apex Health and Wellness Center is the private practice of alternative medicinal practitioner Dr. Nancy Yuan Luan. At the 3,000 square foot facility, Dr. Luan leads a team of qualified acupuncturists and other specialists to provide her patients with relief from a broad array of health issues. She is a member of the World Anti-Aging Academy of Medicine, and bears board certification from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

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4.7
Facebook
4.6 / 5 (13)
Google
5.0 / 5 (6)

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We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
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Milwaukee, WI 53207

Why choose this provider?

8 Branches Chinese Medicine, in Milwaukee, can help people from in and around the city who are suffering from a broad array of issues and ailments. Sheri LM Lee and Tuuli Massignan are licensed, certified practitioners, working alongside a select group of student practitioners. In addition to acupuncture, available treatment options include herbal medicine, moxibustion, acupressure, and nutritional counseling.

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5.0

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Milwaukee, WI 53202

Why choose this provider?

At Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Services, board certified practitioners Robin Anderson, Debra Matzen, and Janet Sahr treat patients from throughout Milwaukee and its suburbs. The practice has four locations, one in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward, and others in Wauwatosa, West Allis, and Elm Grove. The team works with local patients suffering from cardiovascular, neurological, gastrointestinal (GI), gynecological, and urinary disorders.

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5.0
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (1)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (1)

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Glendale, WI 53217

Why choose this provider?

At the Glendale office of Acupuncture & Holistic Health Associates, practitioners Curry Chaudoir, Mindy Koenig, Brenda Sherman, and Scott Martin perform the Traditional Chinese Medicinal (TCM) technique for patients from Milwaukee and other nearby cities. Each of the four acupuncturists has a Diploma in Acupuncture from respected U.S. programs. Holistic Acupuncture, located at the Bayshore Town Center, is open daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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4.8
Google
4.8 / 5 (141)
Facebook
4.6 / 5 (37)
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (6)

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Milwaukee, WI 53212

Why choose this provider?

Milwaukee Urban Acupuncture is a local clinic whose staff includes one acupuncturist and three highly qualified massage therapists. Anne, the center's licensed acupuncturist, has more than 10 years of experience treating patients using alternative medicinal techniques. She studied at the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, and interned at the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine's Free Community Clinic.

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4.9
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (8)
Facebook
4.7 / 5 (6)

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Glendale, WI 53209

Why choose this provider?

Acupuncture by Alana, a Glendale wellness center, heals clients using acupuncture and other techniques from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Alana Pollack Hammer is trained and experienced in both Western and Oriental medicinal techniques. Her acupuncture training constituted a four-year Master's of Science program at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, an institution in San Francisco.

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5.0
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (5)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (3)

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Brookfield, WI 53005

Why choose this provider?

Integrative Family Wellness Center, centered in Brookfield, can help people from Milwaukee and elsewhere in the area who are seeking Oriental Medicinal treatment options. Members of the team work to promote their patients' physical, emotional, and spiritual wellness. To achieve this goal, they use naturopathic medicine, acupuncture, chiropractic, physical rehabilitation, massage therapy, nutritional therapy and counseling, and other non-invasive methods.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
3.5
Yelp
3.5 / 5 (3)

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5.0
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Glendale, WI 53209

Why choose this provider?

At Holistic Acupuncture Therapy, which has its office in Glendale, J. Ragani Buegel performs acupuncture and other Oriental Medicinal treatments for patients from Milwaukee and other nearby cities. Ms. Buegel has been working in the field for almost two decades. She is fully licensed and board certified.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • 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.