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Your First Visit

For your first acupuncture appointment I will ask you to complete a comprehensive intake (also available at the bottom of this page). This health history questionnaire inquires as to your current state of health, past illnesses, and family history, etc. These questions are important because of the holistic nature of Oriental medicine. Your current symptoms may not seem related to past health issues, but our bodies are complex landscapes and everything that happens to them leaves its mark.

After reviewing your intake form, we will discuss your condition and expectations, and I will examine your pulse and tongue, which are two of the basic diagnostic methods of Oriental medicine. The acupuncture points I choose will be unique to your specific circumstance, but you can expect approximately 20 needles. Once the needles are inserted, I will leave you to lie comfortably for 20-30 minutes with the needles in place. Many people find an acupuncture treatment deeply relaxing, and it is not uncommon for patients to fall asleep during this time. I also often integrate other modalities to compliment the needling.

Every session is unique and tailored to your body's immediate and most pressing needs.

First Treatment Forms: You have the option to print and fill out these forms in advance in order to expedite your first visit. Otherwise please arrive 20 minutes early to complete them in-office.

-New Patient Intake



Wildwood Acupuncture

294 NW 2nd AVE. Suite B

Canby, OR 97013


1509 SW Sunset Blvd., Ste 1F

Portland, OR 97239