Menu of Services

  • Chinese medicine: an umbrella term for ancient therapeutic modalities from China and nearby areas
    • E.g. acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping, guā shā, tuī ná, herbs, and qì gōng: see descriptions below

  • Acupuncture: the insertion of solid, sterile, single-use needles into various points on the body
    • Can treat physical, mental, emotional, and behavioral conditions
    • Available in both community and private settings: see table below
Community acupuncturePrivate* acupuncture
SettingShared space with multiple recliner chairs for treatmentsPrivate space with single treatment table
Duration of intake with acupuncturistUp to 10 minutes for first visit and up to five minutes for subsequent visitsUp to 20 minutes for first visit and up to 10 minutes for subsequent visits
Duration of needle retentionAs long as you want, space-permitting and up to closing15-40 minutes, time-permitting
Cost$35-65 for first visit and $20-50 for subsequent visits (to see if you qualify for FREE treatment through our Pandemic Stress Relief Program, please see the Appointments page)$75-105 for first visit and $60-$90 for subsequent visits
*Includes additional modalities of Chinese medicine as needed

  • Electroacupuncture: the stimulation of acupuncture points by passing electrical current through pairs of acupuncture needles
    • Can treat depression and musculoskeletal pain and promote rehabilitation after stroke

  • Moxibustion (moxa): the burning of the Chinese herb mugwort, known for its warming and penetrating abilities, either on the skin (direct moxa) or near the skin (indirect moxa)
    • Due to ventilation concerns, only the indirect type is available at Even Out

  • Cupping: suction created on the surface of the body using a specially-shaped glass cup and fire
    • Notable for conditions such as asthma, colds, and back pain

  • Guā shā: the scraping of a ceramic spoon or specially-shaped tool over an area of the body
    • Especially for neck and upper back pain

  • Tuī ná: a manual therapy historically used for internal medicine conditions (such as constipation) as well as orthopedic conditions (i.e. musculoskeletal pain)
    • Can also promote relaxation

  • Herbs: plant, mineral, and, traditionally, animal substances used to treat a variety of conditions by applying the properties they exhibit in their natural environments to the natural environment of the human body
    • Special-ordered in pill or powder form upon request

  • Qì gōng: a combination of physical movement and breath awareness to reset body and mind

  • Massage therapy (by our licensed massage therapist, TBD): varying styles and treatment lengths
    • Sliding-scale pricing TBD

  • Didactic workshops: presentation with Q&A session about acupuncture and/or associated therapies
    • Varying topics
    • FREE!

  • Practical workshops: based on our lead acupuncturist’s personal and clinical insights from journaling after acupuncture
    • Guided journaling sessions after your community acupuncture treatment
    • Beneficial for processing any sensations, emotions, thoughts, memories, and other reactions that acupuncture may bring into your awareness
    • Sliding-scale pricing TBD