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Acupuncture

Acupuncture may be effective for many acute and chronic illnesses, stimulating the natural healing process of the body to restore health and healing.Acupuncture, which is a part of Traditional Chinese Medicine, consists of the gentle insertion and stimulation of thin, disposable, sterile needles at strategic points near the surface of the skin.

 

Acupuncture Appointments

  • Fees and Appointments: Please call (608) 262-9355 for appointment information. UW Carbone Cancer Center patients should call (608) 265-1700, option 1, for appointments.
  • Locations: UW Health Research Park and UW Health at The American Center
  • Payment: $100 for the initial appointment and $85 for each follow-up treatment session, payable by cash, check or credit card. If you would like to submit charges to your insurance company, please tell our schedulers when making your first appointment. Check with your insurance plan directly for specific benefit information. Also, some pre-tax plans allow you to use designated money for acupuncture.

Our Acupuncturists

 

 

From UW Health Acupuncture Patients

 

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Inpatient Acupuncture

 

UW Health's Integrative Medicine program offers acupuncture for inpatients. Learn more about our Inpatient Services

 

Acupuncture and Cancer Care

 

Meet acupuncturist Mihal in words and pictures and learn what caring for cancer patients means to her.

As part of the integrative medicine program, acupuncture is used for a variety of health issues related to cancer, including: 

  • Pain management and stress release
  • Chronic health issues 
  • Nausea reduction and immune system and energy enhancement 
  • Peripheral neuropathy (nerve injury)
  • Functional problems 

Learn more about five ways acupuncture can help during cancer care.

 

UW Health cancer patients may receive acupuncture services at the Cancer Clinics. Call (608) 265-1700 (select option 1 from the automated menus) to learn more.

 

About Acupuncture

 

Acupuncture may be effective for many acute and chronic illnesses. It may stimulate the natural healing process of the body to restore health and healing.

 

As part of the UW Health Integrative Medicine program, acupuncture is used for a variety of health issues including: 

  • Pain management
  • Stress release
  • Chronic health issues
  • Women's health issues
  • Nausea reduction
  • Immune system and energy enhancement 
  • Peripheral neuropathy (nerve injury)
  • Functional problems