New Patients

Welcome to SAP!  Here is some information to help your first visit go extra smooth.

You can schedule a first time appointment by phone (916) 800 – 2949 or by going to our online appointment scheduler. Scroll down to “Acupuncture: New Patient Visit” and choose “Acupuncture- NEW PATIENT VISIT: 30 to 45 minute rest time”. You will need a credit card handy to prepay $45 for your first appointment. Once you schedule, you’ll get a confirmation email with a link to our New Patient Forms. Please fill these out as soon as possible so that we have time to review them before your first treatment.  You can also use the following link to fill out our New Patient Forms prior to your first visit: NEW PATIENT FORMS

Some House Rules:

  • Please arrive on time.
  • Please do not wear perfumes or essential oils. We keep the clinic scent free to support those that are sensitive to scents.
  • When you enter the clinic, please:
    • Turn off or silence your cell phone
    • Use some hand sanitizer by the door
  • Once seated, you can store your belongings on a hook or underneath/behind your chair. We will be moving around the chair and do not want to step on anything precious!

First Visit Treatment Flow

  • Once you are settled in your chair we will chat about any concerns you mentioned in your forms and then we will place your needles.
  • Once your needles are placed you can rest for 30-40 minutes. If you need anything during this time give us a meaningful look as we’re walking through the clinic and we will check in. Please do not get up with needles in.
  • Your appointment will take about 45-60 minutes total.


How to Pay

  • New patient appointments are a flat rate of $45 and payment is due at the time of booking.
  • Follow up appointments are $20-$40 sliding scale, you decide what you can afford.  We accept cash or check for follow up visits.
  • You can also pay for treatments in packages of 5 and 10.  We call these packages Easy Cards since it makes paying so much easier.  To purchase an easy card you can either:
    • Pay by check in the clinic:
      • 5 card is $100 to $200 sliding scale
      • 10 card is $200 to $400 sliding scale
    • Pay by Paypal (convenience fee included):
      • 5 card is $110 to $210 sliding scale
      • 10 card is $210 to $410 sliding scale

For more information, please visit the following pages on our website:

How We Treat

What We Treat

Covid-19 Policies and Procedures