On Thursday May 9th second year acupuncture
Here at the Won Institute, our acupuncture practitioners are grounded in a holistic model of healing that includes the ability to diagnose and treat patients using diverse acupuncture techniques and traditions, integrated with compassion, spiritual awareness, and meditation techniques
On orders of Governor Wolf, the Won Institute school building is closed until further notice. Clinical staff are still reachable by email and working remotely. To support you during this challenging time, join us daily for virtual live evening chanting and enjoy our meditation and tai chi videos here.
Won Institute of Graduate Studies is currently closed following government regulations concerning the Covid-19 pandemic. We are not able to provide acupuncture or herbal medicine services in our student clinics but we can provide telehealth visits that may help you navigate our current world.
In general, telehealth is the distribution of health-related services and information via electronic information and telecommunication technologies. It can facilitate patient and clinician interactions and provide care, advice, reminders, education, monitoring, and remote admissions when face-to-face contact is prohibitive.
At Won Institute clinics this is what you can expect during your telehealth videoconference:
The session will be 30 to 45 minutes. We will discuss your health concerns as well as look at your tongue. We will offer self-care strategies to help you manage your health. Some of the tools our interns offer may include:
• Herbal consult
• Dietary recommendations
• Meditation and Breathing Techniques Advice
• Exercise Advice
• At Home Acupressure and Meridian Massage Instruction
• Earseed instruction
What will you need for your telehealth visit:
• A laptop,desktop computer, smartphone, or tablet with a camera and microphone
• An internet connection
• We will be using Zoom for our meeting. You will receive a google calendar invitation with a link
• A quiet room with good lighting. For the best image quality reduce the amount of light coming from windows behind you.
• Soothing music and/or reading material while you are waiting in the breakout room.
** MUST BE AN ESTABLISHED PATIENT TO BOOK TELEHEALTH APPOINTMENT**
Acupuncture promotes wellness and can assist in the healing of many disorders. The National
Institute of Health and the World Health Organization recognizes the efficacy of acupuncture
for the treatment of 43 common disorders, including:
• Back, neck, and shoulder pain
• Chronic pain syndromes
• Supportive therapy
• Relief from the unpleasant side effects of radiation and chemotherapy
Emotional & Pyschological Disorders
• Depression and Anxiety
• Addictions to alcohol and nicotine Drug addiction
• Chronic diarrhea
• Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Muscles, Joints and Nervous System
Our Professional clinic accepts insurance for acupuncture patients. In order to best serve you I can verify your insurance benefits before you arrive. Please click on the button below and complete the online form. Someone will contact you as soon as the benefits are established.
Save an extra 10 minutes when you download and complete this form before your first acupuncture appointment.
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