We found 56 acupuncturists who accept Anthem near La Puente, CA.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Chiropractic
1325 W Garvey Avenue N
West Covina, CA
 

Dr. Tiffnay Nguyen's areas of specialization are acupuncture and chiropractic; she sees patients in West Covina, CA. She has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nguyen honors.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
2219 S Hacienda Boulevard; #204
Hacienda Heights, CA
 

Ms. Hong Jin's area of specialization is acupuncture. Patients gave Ms. Jin an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Jin honors.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
18750 E Colima Road; Unit D
Rowland Heights, CA
 

Ms. Jin Ko's area of specialization is acupuncture. Ms. Ko takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and L.A. Care Health Plan insurance.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
1306 Camerons Avenue
Rowland Heights, CA
 

Mr. Allan Chang practices acupuncture. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
16252 Whittier Boulevard
Whittier, CA
 

Mr. Raymond Huang practices acupuncture. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
452 W. Front Street
Covina, CA
 

Mr. Chung Young Chang is an acupuncturist in Covina, CA. Mr. Chang accepts the following insurance: Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield.

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Kenny Lin
Specializes in Acupuncture
20265 Valley Boulevard; Suite E
Walnut, CA
 

Mr. Kenny Lin practices acupuncture. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Chiropractic
569 S Azusa Way
La Puente, CA
 

Dr. Thomas Lee is an acupuncturist and chiropractor. Dr. Lee takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
1043 S Glendora Avenue; #d
W Covina, CA
 

Ms. May Mok is an acupuncturist in West Covina, CA. Ms. Mok is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
17870 Castleton Street; Suite #126
City of Industry, CA
 

Ms. Meichen Du practices acupuncture in City of Industry, CA. Ms. Du takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Chiropractic
7754 Painter Avenue
Whittier, CA
 

Dr. Sandra Marquez-Vidal specializes in acupuncture and chiropractic. She is rated highly by her patients. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Chiropractic
18710 Amar Road; Suite C
Walnut, CA
 

Dr. Manli Wu's areas of specialization are acupuncture and chiropractic. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wu accepts.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
15574 Gale Avenue
Hacienda Heights, CA
 

Mr. Qinrong Zhang's specialty is acupuncture. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Mr. Zhang honors.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
15896 E Gale Avenue
Hacienda Heights, CA
 

Mr. Zhigang Liu's area of specialization is acupuncture. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and L.A. Care Health Plan insurance.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
1329 Galemont Avenue
Hacienda Heights, CA
 

Mr. Wei Kuo Chang works as an acupuncturist in Hacienda Heights, CA. Mr. Chang takes Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Massage Therapy, Acupuncture
18931 Colima Road; # A
Rowland Heights, CA
 

Ms. Nancy Hou practices massage therapy and acupuncture. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that is at least two thousand years old, although it has only recently gained popularity in North America. Practitioners of acupuncture are called acupuncturists. They may also provide other forms of TCM, or they may have learned acupuncture alone. In the United States, acupuncture providers must have three or four years of graduate level education to be licensed.

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, the body is filed with a vital energy called qi. When this energy becomes blocked or unbalanced, pain and illness result. To redirect the flow of qi, the acupuncturist inserts extremely thin, stainless steel needles (the width of a human hair) into a patient’s skin at specific points in the body (called meridians). A trained acupuncturist knows which meridians to insert the acupuncture needles into, how deeply to insert them, and how to stimulate them by raising or twisting them in order to balance the qi correctly.

Although researchers don’t know exactly how acupuncture works, they do have solid evidence that it does. Multiple studies have shown that acupuncture is effective at relieving pain, reducing nausea from chemotherapy, improving fertility, and reducing inflammation. The World Health Organization has stated that acupuncture is effective in treating 28 different conditions and may be helpful in treating many others. The Western medical view on acupuncture is not that qi is being balanced, but that the needles stimulate blood flow and endorphin production, which promote a sense of well-being.

During a typical acupuncture treatment, the acupuncturist will first examine the patient and ask about any complaints. The patient will lie down on a table and get comfortable. Then the acupuncturist will insert the needles, which are between 13 and 70mm long and made of stainless steel. Usually a treatment uses between 3 and 15 needles, and they are left in place for about 20 minutes. Most states require the needles to be disposable, single-use needles to reduce the chance of any infection. The needles may be twisted or moved, and in some cases, low currents of electricity are passed through them. Then they are removed, the patient is given lifestyle advice, and the appointment is over. Sessions are often repeated weekly or every other week.

Acupuncture has many benefits. Since it is extremely safe and has no side effects, it can be an excellent alternative to pain medications for those patients who cannot or choose not to take them. In addition, acupuncture is now covered by the majority of health care insurance plans in the United States. Acupuncture can be a wonderful option in your treatment plan.
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