Your First Visit

We are an electronic office, and do not have paper forms. It is very important that you complete our on-line health history form at least 24 hours BEFORE your first visit so that I may review your health history!

I do not have the capability for your to complete this information in the office, and we will not be able to proceed with your visit if the history form isn't completed in advance of your first visit.

Additionally, I like to review your history in advance of our first meeting so that I am prepared to ask follow-up questions, delve deeper into certain parts of your health history, and for me to be prepared for your visit.

PLEASE EAT A SMALL MEAL OR SNACK WITHIN 2 HOURS OF YOUR VISIT. Acupuncture can affect blood sugar, and it's important that you have eaten.

Our comprehensive intake form asks questions about your current state of health, past illnesses, and family history. These questions are important because the holistic approach of Oriental Medicine takes everything into account. Your current symptoms may not seem related to past health issues, but our bodies are complex landscapes and everything that happens to them leaves its mark.

After reviewing your intake form, we will discuss your condition, I will perform any needed physical exams and I will then examine your pulse and tongue, which are two of the basic diagnostic methods of Oriental Medicine. The acupuncture points I choose will depend on your condition, but you can expect approximately 10-20 needles. Once the needles are inserted, I will leave you to lie comfortably for 15-20 minutes with the needles in place. Many people find acupuncture treatment deeply relaxing, and it is not uncommon for patients to fall asleep during this time.

Once your treatment is completed, we will discuss home care, lifestyle changes, possible prescription of supplements and/or herbs, and frequency of treatment.

PATIENT PORTAL

This is where you log in to complete your health history forms prior to your first visit. This portal also contains a secure messaging system for protected health information.

Your First Visit - Marana Acupuncture in Tucson, Arizona

Dawn-starr Crowther, L.Ac. offers Acupuncture in Tucson, Arizona

Marana Acupuncture offers safe, effective Acupuncture in Tucson, Arizona

Your First Visit - Marana Acupuncture in Tucson, Arizona

Please note, we may need to slightly adjust your appointment time to ensure optimal calendaring.