Frequently Asked Questions

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What is acupuncture and oriental medicine?

Acupuncture is an ancient holistic healing art that originated in China. It is a complete medical system that has been used to diagnose, treat, prevent illness, and improve well-being for thousands of years.  The practice of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine has several objectives; one is to relieve pain and other adverse symptoms, and another is to strengthen the immune system. Oriental Medicine is used to balance, harmonize and integrate functions of the organs with each others, making for a unified, healthy person, rather than a collection of fragmented, disharmonious parts. When balanced, the bodies' self-healing abilities are activated, enabling internal stability and harmony to occur. Dr Cai currently researches and studies Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine to treat Diabetes and Diabetic complications,  and mental problems what likes Sleep issuers, PTSD, Depressions and Anxiety etc.

What can I expect during my first visit ?

During your first office visit we will ask about your health condition, lifestyle, and behavior. You will have your pulse taken in 6 different areas. We will perform a tongue diagnosis, and examine your facial color and complexion. If you want to a online consultation, you will click Book Online to answer all questions and fill all pages. We will do same diagnosis like office visit except pulse taken. 

What are Common Ailments that Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine has been known to help relieve?

Addictions, Anxiety, Arthritis, Asthma, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Chronic Fatigue, Colitis, Common Cold, Constipation, Dental Pain, Depression, Fertility, Fibromyalgia,  Headache, Incontinence, Indigestion, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Low Back Pain, Menstrual Irregularities, Migraine, Nausea, Osteoarthritis, PMS, Pneumonia, Rhinitis, Sciatica, Shoulder Pain, Sinusitis, Sleep Disturbances, Smoking Cessation, Sour Throat, Stress, Tennis Elbow, Urinary Tract Infections.

Can I cancel my appointment?

Yes, but please cancel 24 hours before your appointment or you may be charged for your appointment.

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Who can benefit from your treatments?

What can we help?

Diabetes Mellitus (Specialist), Diabetes Complications

Arthritis (OA, RA), pain relief

Alzheimer, Dementia, Anxiety, PTSD

Depression, Stroke, Hemiplegia

Insomnia & Stress Relief

Enhance Immune System

Prostate Problems

Impotence, Infertility

Internal (Heart, Stomach) Disease

Facial Treatments, beauty treatments

Acne,  Pimple, Bell's palsy

Remove Spots & Wrinkle

Weight Loss & Detoxing

Allergies, Sinusitis

Joint Problems, ligament strains

Traditional Chinese formula and herbs have experienced for thousands of years in human health(not in animal lab).

You can get treatment quickly, when you are in the early stages of illness, you don’t need to wait for doctor’s an appointment. It is easy to register for diagnosis and get Chinese herbs, and the online consultation is ready.

Do you accept insurance?

 Yes. We take PPO, HMO, POS, EPO, IPA, MEDICARE, MEDICAID etc. if you have any questions, call us to ask for more information's,  or go Home page to find your insurance company, or send a copy of your insurance member ID card to our email, we will check for your converge.

How is Cai's Clinic of Acupuncture & Herbs,  different from other clinics?

We offer specialized treatments for Anxiety, depression,  PTSD, Sleep issuers.  Diabetes and Diabetic Complication, Facial Treatments, Impotence and Infertility.

We offer totally TCM (Transitional Chinese Formula and Chinese Herbs) Diagnosis (望,闻,问,切) and Treatments (all natural treatments). We adhere to aboriginal TCM (diagnosis and treatments), one Penson has one diagnosis and one Formula (一人一诊和一人一方) that what we are different from other clinics. 

What is TCM?

 Tradition Chinese medicine (TCM) is a system of diagnosis and healthcare approaches that has evolved over 5000 years. TCM views the body as an organic whole. It uses unique approaches to understand the human body, and to cure illness and maintain health and well-being. TCM is aiming to balance the Qi, Which is the vital energy of the body. We also call it YIN and YANG.

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Why should I try Acupuncture or Chinese Herbs?

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (Chinese Herbs) is a safe and holistic way to control pain, strengthen the immune system, and has fewer side-effects than prescription drugs. Many people have referred to AOM (Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) as a last resort, and its effectiveness makes them wish they had tried it first. Ask your Acupuncturist or Doctor of herbalist (DAOM) which treatments  (like Chinese Herbs, Acupuncture, Cupping, Exercises and lifestyle changes) are best for you. Remember to relax, an acupuncture treatment is rarely painful. in fact, it usually feels quite good, Enjoy it!

What can we help? 

What can we help?

Diabetes Mellitus (Specialist), Diabetes Complications

Arthritis (OA, RA), pain relief

Alzheimer, Dementia, Anxiety, PTSD

Depression, Stroke, Hemiplegia

Insomnia & Stress Relief

Enhance Immune System

Prostate Problems

Impotence, Infertility

Internal (Heart, Stomach) Disease

Facial Treatments, beauty treatments

Acne,  Pimple, Bell's palsy

Remove Spots & Wrinkle

Weight Loss & Detoxing

Allergies, Sinusitis

Joint Problems, ligament strains

What steps do Acupuncturists go through to be licensed?

Acupuncturists in California are Primary Healthcare Providers. This means that patients can visit an Acupuncturist without referral from an MD, and often times this visit can be covered by medical insurance. Acupuncturists must obtain a Masters in Oriental Medicine (which usually takes 4 years to complete) and pass a state board exam. California Acupuncturists are known throughout the United States as being well-trained and highly competent.

Consultation

Our consultation is based on a
Tongue & Pulse diagnosis, since
most basic movements can be
observed in any of nine
fundamental positions on each
wrist and different areas of the
tongue.
The pulse at the wrist reflects the state of energy in the body and mind.
The tongue reflects the health of the different organ systems. If there is an unusual color, coating, and/or shape in a certain area, special attention is pain to the corresponding organ system.