Find a acupuncturists in Thornton, CO

Find acupuncturists in Thornton, CO

Find acupuncturists in Thornton, CO

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Top 10 acupuncturists in Thornton, CO

Clients agree: these therapists are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Good Medicine Massage, LLC

Good Medicine Massage, LLC

Top Pro
15 hires on Thervo
25+ years in business
Serves Thornton, CO
Michelle M. says, "Jennifer was very fantastic! She has excellent communication, is an amazing and professional massage therapist with great hands. She is able to really get in tune with your body. Furthermore, she was very understanding and accommodating with both myself and my parents. Although unable to see me with the start of the pandemic, she was able to accommodate both myself and my parents to assist me during a time of great discomfort in my body. Her professionalism was outstanding. I highly recommend her! " Read more
Graceful Rays

Graceful Rays

New on Thervo
5 hires on Thervo
19+ years in business
Serves Thornton, CO
I have a comforting, healing touch in my Reiki sessions, giving my clients a sense of peace and well being. My intuition often leads me to find areas that may need extra attention and focus to achieve their utmost health. I care deeply for my clients and their needs each and every time together. I love meeting new clients, hearing their needs and concerns, and helping alleviate those issues through kind, loving touch. I'm very passionate about Reiki and it's ability to heal. I work with people who currently have cancer, depression and other ailments. I see how Reiki can help the body strengthen and acccelerate it's own healing process. When ...
Great Massage

Great Massage

6+ years in business
Serves Thornton, CO
Ashley M. says, "I had a fabulous massage. She checked in with me throughout the massage and had a lot of great techniques. Just what I needed. 100% recommend!!" Read more
Your Experience

Your Experience

5 hires on Thervo
10+ years in business
Serves Thornton, CO
Zack R. says, "Alicia has a great personality and a very wonderful touch. It makes you feel very comfortable and at home in her safe space. Very knowledgeable and highly skilled. Definitely recommend!!" Read more
Reflective Remedies Holistic Therapy

Reflective Remedies Holistic Therapy

8+ years in business
Serves Thornton, CO
Jessica says, "Their professional" Read more
A Master's Touch Therapeutic Massage

A Master's Touch Therapeutic Massage

28 hires on Thervo
29+ years in business
Serves Thornton, CO
Rae W. says, "A Very calm relaxing peaceful person and massage. I highly Recommend her. She listens to your personal needs for massage and does an amazing job." Read more
Globetrotter Bodyworker

Globetrotter Bodyworker

21+ years in business
Serves Thornton, CO
Lastina says, "Kendra is an extraordinary body worker. She is not only an artist at her craft, she is a gem in the business world all over from head to toe she is it!" Read more
Sadie Hawkins Dance *Energy Medicine

Sadie Hawkins Dance *Energy Medicine

Offers online services
3 hires on Thervo
9+ years in business
Serves Thornton, CO
Carson T. says, "Had an excellent and beneficial session! She not only provided a massage tailored to my needs, but also worked with me on assisted stretching. Highly recommended." Read more

Your acupuncture services questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thervo.

How much does acupuncture cost near me?

Acupuncture costs $75 to $120 per session on average. The initial evaluation typically costs $100 to $180, including the first session. The total cost depends on the specific treatment type, location, and skill level of the acupuncture practitioner. Discounts are sometimes available when booking multiple sessions.

What is acupuncture and how does it work?

Acupuncture is the process of a doctor applying tiny pre-sterilized needles into the meridians of the patient's body to trigger a natural healing response. This holistic treatment is a branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine that does not interfere with any medications.

Acupuncture works with the whole nervous system to promote health of the full body and mind.

What is acupuncture good for?

Acupuncture is good for treating:

  • Chronic pain of all types
  • Muscle and body tissue injuries
  • Inflammation in the joints
  • infertility and menstrual problems
  • Obesity and indigestion
  • Sciatica
  • Migraines
  • Fatigue
  • Anxiety and mood swings

What to expect from an acupuncture session?

An acupuncture session typically includes a discussion of which ailments to address in the session, after which you relax on a massage table. The doctor places the tiny, single-use needles where treatment is needed, and you lie still for 20 minutes to 1 hour according to the therapy type.

You may feel a bit sore in some areas after the session, but it passes within a few days as your body clears out any blockages that were released.

How do you prepare for an acupuncture session?

To prepare for an acupuncture session, follow these tips:

  • Don't go to the session on an empty stomach, but you should allow 1 hour between your last meal and the session.
  • Avoid drinking caffeine and alcohol for at least an hour before the appointment.
  • Wear loose and comfortable clothing.
  • Bring a list of current medications to show the acupuncturist.
  • Take a bathroom break before you enter the treatment room.

Is it safe to use acupuncture?

Acupuncture is safe when performed by a licensed practitioner who has completed a full, multi-year course in Traditional Chinese Medicine. All acupuncture treatments are non-toxic.

Still, you should exercise caution in choosing your specialist if you have:

  • A pacemaker
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Pregnancy

Does acupuncture hurt?

Acupuncture typically doesn’t hurt or cause discomfort. Most people only experience a mild pricking sensation from the needles, after which the needles feel weightless. There is no discomfort when the specialist removes all the needles at the session's end.

You can tell the acupuncture practitioner if an area is more sensitive, and they will adjust the position or remove the needle to accommodate you.

Is acupuncture covered by insurance?

Some insurance policies do cover acupuncture. For example, Medicare began covering acupuncture visits to treat chronic lower back pain starting in 2020 as a pain-medication alternative. Contact your insurance company and ask how much your co-payment is and what they cover.

How do you find a good acupuncture specialist?

Browse through our listings on Thervo to find a good acupuncturist.

Use this helpful checklist to choose the right one for you:

  • Compare at least 3 fee schedules from practitioners with 5+ years of experience.
  • Read their reviews on Thervo and Google.
  • Select insured and licensed professionals who've completed training in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
  • Avoid the cheapest treatments that suggest low-quality standards.
  • Get a copy of the terms of service and appointment cancellation policies.
  • Avoid making the final payment before receiving the treatment.

What questions do you ask an acupuncture practitioner?

  • How long have you been treating patients with acupuncture?
  • Where were you trained?
  • Have you helped other patients with my conditions before?
  • Can you recommend any dietary supplements to help my healing process?
  • How many sessions will I need to experience results for this condition?
  • Will I need to take a nap after this session?
  • How should I alert you if I experience any discomfort after you've left the room?
  • Do you use any other acupuncture treatment enhancements like aromatherapy or sound therapy?
  • Can you perform acupuncture on my pets?

Reviews for Thornton acupuncturists

Recent success stories from people in the Thornton area.
Jennifer P.
Jennifer was really conscientious about checking in with me, and responding to what she found. I have had a lot of orthopedic problems in my life, and she did an amazing job dealing with them.
Good Medicine Massage, LLC
Hunter W.
I want to start by saying the hot stones were the best thing I could’ve ever tried! Alicia did a good job with a deep tissue massage made me feel a lot better, I would say she’s the best at what she does and definitely will be coming back!!!
Your Experience
Mary W.
They listened to concerns.
Reflective Remedies Holistic Therapy
Angela H.
She was super accommodating. Great massage in home. Loved her technique and I will be using her again
A Master's Touch Therapeutic Massage
Charles A.
I was very comfortable at all times, my body felt way better afterwards and I would highly recommend Sadie! It was a really great experience in a relaxing setting. I will definitely be going back!
Sadie Hawkins Dance *Energy Medicine
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