If you would like to fill out our paperwork at your convenience, here are the forms we use.
Print and fill out all the appropriate forms for your treatment, and bring them with you 10 to 15 minutes early on your first appointment.
Your first visit at Alpenglow Acupuncture, LLC should be a pleasant and relaxing experience. We want you to have a comfortable treatment and positive outcomes. There are a few things to know before coming to the clinic.
Arrival Time and Paperwork
Either download and fill out your new patient paperwork at your convenience and arrive 15 minutes earlier than your scheduled appointment time.
Or arrive 30 minutes earlier than your scheduled appointment time and fill it out your new patient paperwork here.
Bring your insurance information and ID card.
Please wear or bring loose fitting clothing, shorts and a shirt are fine. You may be asked to remove clothing but will always be covered and draped appropriately.
Be sure to eat a light meal or snack within a couple hours of treatment and drink water.
What will happen on my first appointment?
A thorough intake including your health history and your current condition.
A physical assessment of your pulses, abdomen and acupuncture meridians.
A Chinese Medicine diagnosis and treatment plan specific to your condition.
An acupuncture treatment.
What is acupuncture going to feel like?
For the most part you won’t feel the needles with the exception of an occasional prick when the needle is inserted. You should not experience sustained pain, burning, or needle discomfort.
You may feel a warming or traveling sensation in the body and along the meridians, or a “dull ache or heavy sensation” at the needle site.
Most everyone reports an overall sense of well-being and calmness.
Relief from pain and reduction of symptoms.
What should I keep in mind after an appointment?
You may feel relaxed or somewhat tired, but able to return to your normal activities or as suggested by your provider.
You will need to come to a series of treatments in order to get the full benefit from acupuncture.
You may be asked to make lifestyle or dietary changes to influence your success with treatment.
It may be recommended that you take herbal medicine or supplements. Nutritional advice and activities to promote your health may also be discussed.
If you have any questions, ask. We want you to receive maximum healing from your treatment here at Alpenglow Acupuncture. If anything is foreign or new, we are here to help you navigate through it.