Community Acupuncture in Downtown  Northampton

Serving the Community Since 2006


We moved!  You can now find us at Clinic Alternative Medicines  at 53 Center Street, just a few blocks away from our previous location... but on the first floor! 

Offering both community and private acupuncture... see below for more details.

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



Please note that New Patient Appointments are not being scheduled until settling into our new space after the move, probably by early December. Please contact Rachel directly if you have questions. 



As of 12/1/2022, Community Acupuncture Hours:


Mondays, Tuesdays, 1-5

Thursdays, 10-3

every other Saturday, 1-5 


Private Acupuncture Hours:


Wednesdays, 10-3 





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​​APPOINTMENT RATES:


COMMUNITY ACUPUNCTURE:


COMMUNITY INITIAL VISIT:  $90 (*only by special consideration, contact Rachel directly)

​It is recommended to have a private initial visit, even if you plan on doing only or mostly community acupuncture sessions; private initial visit required if it's your first time having acupuncture. 45 mins


FOLLOW UP 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 Appointment: $120 (60-75 mins)

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

SPECIAL DISCOUNT PACKAGES FOR PRIVATE ACUPUNCTURE:


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



SPECIAL COMBO PACKAGES: 


Booster Package:  $225

3 Community Acupuncture sessions ($50/each)

and 1 Private session ($75)


**augment your regular community treatments

with an occasional private session**


Starter Special Package:  $250

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


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



Do We Accept Insurance?

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

acupuncture; consult your insurance company for more information.

We are happy to provide receipts for reimbursement.