-Do you reuse your needles?

    I use sealed, prepackaged, sterile acupuncture needles that are used one time and one time only, as they are removed from patient the needle is promptly disposed of in a sharps container . 
    I have successfully completed the Clean Needle Technique (CNT), this is one of the required courses for National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) certification.

 -Are you licensed?

  Yes, I am licensed in Ohio and Pennsylvania.  Here are the link that confirm my license.

-What are the requirements to be eligible to apply for an acupuncture license in Ohio?
To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be of good moral character
  • Submit criminal record checks (FBI and Ohio BCI)
  • Hold a current and active designation from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine as a diplomate in acupuncture
  • Demonstrate proficiency in spoken English

 -What training does an NCCAOM Diplomate of Acupuncture have?

Comprehensive training in traditional differential diagnosis and proper treatment methods requires that a Diplomate of Acupuncture (NCCAOM) completes three to four academic years of education at the master’s degree level in an acupuncture program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM). ACAOM is the only accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education as the authority for quality education and training in acupuncture and Oriental medicine. In addition to graduation from an ACAOM accredited program, a Diplomate of Acupuncture (NCCAOM) must demonstrate professional competency by passing NCCAOM certification examinations in Foundations of Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture, and Biomedicine.

-Is your office a real office?

    Yes, my office is a real office, solely used for the purpose of acupuncture treatment.