Why Do People Receive Acupuncture?



To Relieve Pain Without Drugs (fibromyalgia, sciatica, lower back, neck, hip, knees, joints and most other types of pain)


To treat exhaustion and fatigue (COVID long term effects, anemia, chronic fatigue syndrome, etc)

To speed the healing from injuries and medical procedures, surgery, etc


To relax and reset the mind and body:  for stress, anxiety, depression, PTSD, trauma, obsessions and other psychological or mood disorders (excessive anger, fear, etc.)


For sleep disturbances (difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, excessive sleepiness, persistent insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, Restless Leg Syndrome, sleep apnea, etc)


For acute or chronic headaches and migraines


For allergies, asthma and skin disorders (acne, rashes, psoriasis, etc.)


For perimenopause and menopause symptoms (hot flashes, night sweats, etc.)

For better digestion and elimination (supports the treatment of IBS, Chron’s disease, diarrhea and constipation, etc.)


To help counteract the side effects of long term medications without impairing their healing effects

For regular & less painful menstrual periods


To support the female reproductive system (helping with the treatment of reproductive disorders such as  endometriosis, PCOS, etc.  and support the success of In Vitro Fertilization and other modes of assisted reproduction)


*To Boost The Immune System & help regulate an overactive immune system (eg, autoimmune disorders)


*To Calm an Overstimulated Nervous System (Anxiety, PTSD, Chronic Stress)


*To Counteract the Side Effects of Long Term Medications


*To Help Treat Chronic Disease


*To Help Break Addictions to Smoking, Food, Drugs, and Alcohol


*To Help Decrease the Side Effects of Chemotherapy and Radiation


*To Help Slow the Progression of Neurological Diseases (Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, etc)



These are some of the reasons why people receive acupuncture, and many are surprised by just how relaxing it feels!  Some people tell us their treatment is the favorite part of their week!


Curious about it? Give it a try.

Don't let those tiny, sterile needles scare you away!  Have questions? Call or email us for more information.

(413) 341-5224


Offering Private & Community Acupuncture in Downtown  Northampton

Serving the Community Since 2006


*Now at 53 Center Street*



Winter/Spring 2024 HOURS:


Community Acupuncture:

Mondays 12-5

 Tuesdays  12-5

Saturdays, 1-5


Private Acupuncture:


Wednesdays, 10-3  and Saturdays, 10-1





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Curious what the difference is between community acupuncture and private acupuncture? Click HERE for more info!


​​APPOINTMENT RATES:

*Please note, rates are increasing June 1, 2024 - see below*


COMMUNITY ACUPUNCTURE:


Initial Community Acupuncture Visit: $90 (45 mins)

  (contact Rachel directly to schedule; if first time acupuncture, private initial required) health history intake followed by 30-35 min acupuncture treatment, using zero gravity recliner

Returning Community Acupuncture Visit :  $60 (45 mins)

SPECIAL DISCOUNT PACKAGES* FOR COMMUNITY ACUPUNCTURE:


5 Community Treatment Package  $250 ($50/each)

10 Community Treatment Package  $450  ($45/each)



PRIVATE ACUPUNCTURE:


Initial Private Acupuncture Visit: $120 (60-75 mins)

Follow Up Private Acupuncture Visit : $100 (60 mins)

SPECIAL DISCOUNT PACKAGES* FOR PRIVATE ACUPUNCTURE:


5 Treatment Package Private Treatments: $400 ($80/each)
8 Treatment Package Private Treatments: $560 ($70/each)


SPECIAL COMBO PACKAGES*: 


Booster Package:  $225

3 Community Acupuncture Appointments($50/each)

and 1 Private Appointment ($75)
**augment your regular community treatments

with an occasional private treatment**


Starter Special Package:  $250

Initial Private Appointment ($100) and
3 Returning Community Acupuncture Treatments ($50/each)


Start your healing journey right with a private visit, and then enjoy the convenience and affordability of community acupuncture for ongoing support


Note About Package Expiration Dates:

**If you do not use all of the sessions in your package within a year, you will still receive a credit for the remaining value left; however the discount is lost, and the sessions will be charged as singles.**

Rate Increase as of June 1, 2024:


Initial Community Acupuncture Visit:  $100

Returning Community Acupuncture Visit:  $70

5 Treatment Community Package:  $300

10 Treatment Community Package:  $500


Initial Private Acupuncture Visit:  $150

Returning Private Acupuncture Visit:  $120

5 Treatment Private Package:  $450

8 Treatment Private Package:  $640


Booster Package:  $280

Starter Special:  $310




Do I Accept Insurance?

Unfortunately, I do not. However, many healthcare plans with flexible spending accounts now cover

acupuncture; consult your insurance company for more information.

I am happy to provide receipts for reimbursement.