Treatments

COVID Announcement:
I will be out of the office until further notice.   I will be available for Tele-Medicine appointments.  With Tele-Medicine I can walk you through a self-acupressure treatment, how to perform cupping, gua-sha, and moxa on yourself, as well as supplement and nutrition recommendations.  Please e-mail me to schedule an appointment at LaurenBoika@gmail.com
If you prefer in-person acupuncture treatments, I can make recommendations for acupuncturists.  
I will be performing distance Reiki a few times a week at no charge.  If you would like to be the recipient or know of someone who can benefit from Reiki, please e-mail me and I'll be happy to include anyone.
 
 
Acupuncture
Acupuncture is a medical treatment that works by stimulating the body's natural internal resources.  Our bodies already have natural endorphins, neurotransmitters, pain-relieving substances, hormones, immune system, and Acupuncture helps by improving blood circulation and brain regulatory centers!  Lauren will choose Acupuncture points to enhance your body's internal resources so you have the greatest ability to balance naturally. 



The needles used by Lauren are hair-thin, filiform (not hollow), sterile, single-use needles.  They can be compared to a cat's whisker as they are just as thin and flexible. There are numerous benefits of Acupuncture and virtually no negative side effects.



Within the scope of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Lauren may use cupping or guasha techniques, electro-stimulation, Tui Na, or other techniques if appropriate.  Craniosacral and reiki treatments are also available.  She often combines acupuncture treatments with craniosacral or reiki for added benefit!

 

Acupuncture treatments are generally one to one and a half hours long for the initial, and up to one hour for follow-ups.  

Initial Acupuncture treatment is $105

 

Follow- up treatments are $80

 

30-minute Stress Buster, Moxa, and Cupping sessions are $45.

 

I am a non-faculty acupuncture provider for the VA at Centerpeace Yoga & Wellness.  Currently, the VA approves a series of acupuncture treatments for pain management.  Please contact your VA MD for authorization.  

 

Acupuncture is a Health Savings Account eligible for medical expenses.   

Acupuncture is not a substitute for conventional medical diagnosis and treatment.

 



 

 

 

 

Cancellation Policy

Please provide 24 hour notice for cancellations.  

Full payment required for missed appointments not due to emergency.  

Lauren, I came to you for 2 acupuncture sessions for IVF transfer.  It took and I am currently 32 weeks along with a baby girl.  Thank you for squeezing me in, we are forever grateful.

-J

"I believe that treatment with Lauren is the best possible investment that I ever could have made in my health.  As a result of the treatment I've received from Lauren, I am healthier, have better emotional equilibrium, and am more physically active and energetic."

-Ann B

"I have been getting acupuncture treatment from Lauren on and off as I need it.  She is amazingly gifted with patience and compassion for others.  You'll never want to change her for anyone else!  I love you Lauren!!  Blessings!"

-Hilda G.

"Lauren is a bright,  well trained acupuncturist with a passion for getting a detailed and thorough history before recommending therapy.  She's a kind, patient and understanding acupuncturist."

-Bill K.

 

Before cosmetic acupuncture...

After cosmetic acupuncture.

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