Does Medicare Pay for Acupuncture?

Does Medicare Pay for Acupuncture?

The short answer is a qualified yes, under two conditions: Medicare will only pay for acupuncture if it is performed by a medical doctor (MD) or a nurse practitioner or physician’s assistant that also has a master’s degree or higher in acupuncture or oriental...
How To Find The Right Acupuncturist

How To Find The Right Acupuncturist

Acupuncture is the insertion of very thin sterile needles, for the purpose of treating pain, stress, and fertility among other health challenges. Today, there are several types of practitioners that “practice” acupuncture. They are: medical doctors, physical...
Two Types of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Two Types of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is a type of central vision distortion caused by damage to the macular tissue located in the retina at the back of the eye. When central vision is functioning correctly, it is easy to read, drive and identify faces. When this...
What Can Acupuncture Do for Insomnia?

What Can Acupuncture Do for Insomnia?

While statistics are tough to come by, it’s estimated that 30% of the population in the United States copes with sleep disruption, and the primary culprit behind this is insomnia. If you’re struggling to get to sleep and stay asleep, you’ve likely tried a host of...