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We found 30 acupuncturists who accept Anthem near Upland, CA.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Homeopathy, Family Medicine
1148 San Bernardino Road; Suite E 102
Upland, CA
 

Dr. Bryan Chan's medical specialty is acupuncture, homeopathy, and family medicine. Dr. Chan's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. He attended medical school at Kaohsiung Medical University. He trained at Riverside General Hospital for his residency. In addition to English, Dr. Chan speaks Mandarin and Cantonese.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
10261 Trademark Street; #b
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
 

Mr. Sam Wang's area of specialization is acupuncture. He is in-network for Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. He speaks Chinese. Mr. Wang has an open panel.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
10722 Arrow Route; Suite 510
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
 

Mr. John Fang practices acupuncture. Mr. Fang honors Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
660 E Mission Bl.
Pomona, CA
 

Dr. James Wu's specialty is acupuncture. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Wu is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
10801 Foothill Boulevard; #104
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
 

Ms. Sunyoung Park works as an acupuncturist in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Ms. Park accepts Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Chiropractic
250 W 1st Street; Suite 148
Claremont, CA
 

Dr. Myron Butts' areas of specialization are acupuncture and chiropractic; he sees patients in Claremont, CA. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Chiropractic
5266 Francis Avenue
Chino, CA
 

Dr. Kelly Mai's areas of specialization are acupuncture and chiropractic; she sees patients in Chino, CA. Dr. Mai is in-network for Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
6727 Carnelian Street
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
 

Mr. Cheong Yang specializes in acupuncture. He takes Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
8608 Utica Avenue; 209
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
 

Ms. Patty Johnson's area of specialization is acupuncture. Ms. Johnson honors Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
12979 Central Avenue
Chino, CA
 

Ms. Shuhong Hou works as an acupuncturist. Ms. Hou is an in-network provider for Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
3242 Riverside Drive
Chino, CA
 

Mr. Jeff Lin's area of specialization is acupuncture. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
1460 E Holt Avenue; Suite 72
Pomona, CA
 

Mr. Young Kim is an acupuncturist in Pomona, CA. Mr. Kim honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and L.A. Care Health Plan insurance.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
491 N Central Avenue; Suite A
Upland, CA
 

Dr. Ray Chen practices acupuncture in Upland, CA. Dr. Chen is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
9655 Monte Vista Avenue; Suite 408
Montclair, CA
 

Ms. Ni Mei is an acupuncturist. She has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Ms. Mei honors Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Chiropractic
9135 Archibald Avenue; Suite E
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
 

Dr. Jennifer Tsai specializes in acupuncture and chiropractic. Dr. Tsai accepts Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
505 N Mountain Avenue
Upland, CA
 

Ms. Wenzhong Tang practices acupuncture. She accepts the following insurance: Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

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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.