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Acupuncture in West Knoxville

Patient's knee with acupuncture needlesAs a chiropractor certified in acupuncture, Dr. Dan provides an in-depth health approach to many issues that you may be dealing with. If he feels it’s necessary, he’ll recommend combining chiropractic care with acupuncture. Often, he sees many people for the following reasons:

  • Anxiety
  • Chronic conditions such as arthritis
  • Headaches
  • Pain management (e.g., back or knee)
  • Smoking cessation
  • Weight loss

Offering a Needle-less Option

At Volunteer Chiropractic, we provide traditional acupuncture and needle-less acupuncture using microcurrent technology. This noninvasive form allows you to experience the healing effects of acupuncture without needle insertion. Those who have chosen needle-less acupuncture have been pleased with the results.

Acupuncture FAQ

How big are the needles?

Many people are concerned that the needles are like huge hypodermic needles that you’d see at the hospital. On the contrary, the needles used are small and ultra-thin, about the same size as a diabetic needle. They are different, as they are not designed to cut the skin like a needle used in giving a shot.

Is this covered by insurance?

A few insurance companies cover acupuncture. We can check your benefits to determine if you have coverage.

How long does a session take?

We usually ask that a patient allocate an hour for the entire appointment, which covers everything involved, including the treatment time, which can be 25-30 minutes.
  • Dr. Dan Watkins is amazing. He figured out what was going on with my back within a few minutes. He provided the appropriate treatment and I will be returning for further care. I’d have to say I have a man crush on Dr. Watkins after this first experience!
    - Kirk T.
  • Had my first visit with Dr. Watkins and I am very hopeful that accupuncture will help me feel better. Looking forward to my next visit!
    - Carmen V.
  • First visit was great. I had a new patient discovery meeting followed immediately by treatment. Every step was explained.
    - Scott M.
  • I was having problems picking up my right legs for the past few years, but after my acupuncture and stem, I was able to pick it up halfway. Huge difference and I really appreciate the experience and expertise. Great people!!!
    - William S.
  • I wish I would have gone to you first. Dr. Dan personalized my treatment and has my made a big impact on my low back issue.
    - Matt B.

Five Element Style

Though there are different styles of acupuncture, we primarily utilize Five Element, which is based on understanding Qi, which is life energy . The Five Elements are Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water. Each embodies a distinctive feature of the Qi energy that is vital when it comes to the continual vigor and movement of nature.
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Acupuncture West Knoxville Farragut, TN | (865) 966-5885