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  • Writer's pictureFelicia Dyess

Your First Acupuncture Session!

So in general, your FIRST SESSION with me will always include an acupuncture treatment along with an evaluation of your Intake form (your health history). I am a medical provider with a Master’s of Acupuncture degree from the Academy for Five Element Acupuncture. As of 2020, I have over 12 years of experience in private practice treating patients. See the third paragraph below for conditions I have treated.

On your first visit, I will review your health complaints and current symptoms as well as any health conditions from the past. It is important that you answer all the questions listed on the intake form regardless of whether you think it is currently valid or important to your current state of health. During your session, you will receive acupuncture and possibly bodywork as well as energy work like Reiki hands on healing therapy.

Here are some of the medical conditions and complaints I have treated: migraines, headaches, vertigo and dizziness, jaw pain, TMJ aka temporomandibular joint disorder, trismus, dental pain, eye floaters, Bell’s palsy, stroke, seasonal allergy, neck pain, shoulder pain, elbow pain, Golfer’s elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, wrist pain, arthritis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, joint pain, fibromyalgia, finger pain, trigger thumb, back pain, rib pain, leg pain, bursitis, hip pain, sciatica, muscle cramps, muscle spasms, tight muscles, painful muscles, foot pain, plantar fasciitis, sprained ankles, drop foot, Lyme, autoimmune disorders (Lupus, Behcet’s, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis), hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, asthma, COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, IBS or irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, diarrhea or bowel incontinence, digestive bloating, slow digestion, slow metabolism, side effects of chemotherapy, side effects of radiation, urinary frequency, urinary incontinence, assisted in weight loss, low immunity, low energy, fatigue or chronic fatigue, exhaustion, PMDD or PMS, menstrual symptoms and menstrual cramps, perimenopause symptoms (including night sweats and hot flashes), ADD or ADHD or hyperactivity, growing pains, excessive anger, grief and sadness, insomnia and other sleep issues, trauma, anxiety, PTSD or post traumatic stress disorder, and depression.

My office is open for acupuncture in Jacksonville, FL (in the Mandarin area near NW St. Johns County and Fruit Cove and Julington Creek. You can schedule online or call (904)240-5927 to schedule or if you have questions.

Felicia Dyess, MAc, AP (August 17, 2020)

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