Hope treats the patient by addressing the whole body. When the body’s Qi (pronounced chee) is out of balance, pain and illness can arise. Acupuncture works by returning the body’s Qi back to its natural balance and energy flow to eliminate pain and to improve overall health.
There are more than 400 acupuncture points on the body. When specific points are stimulated with thin acupuncture needles, it relieves pain by stimulating the body’s nervous system, which jumpstarts the production of pain-reducing endorphins.
You are encouraged to check with your insurance to determine if acupuncture is covered. First sessions include a full Acugraph screening where Hope is able to pinpoint imbalances in the body in order to provide the most accurate evidence-based treatment. The first session also includes your first acupuncture treatment. The cost of the first session is $95 with follow-up appointments being $40. Payments can be made at each session using cash, check, or credit card. Our team is committed to serving others, and we work to make certain everyone has access to services regardless of financial need. If finances are a concern, each practitioner offers a need-based discount. Please let us know if your treatment decisions are restricted by finances.
Common acupuncture treatment goals include:
Reduce pain ( acute and chronic)
Decrease nausea, headaches, hot flashes and fatigue
Assist with side effects associated with chemotherapy
Reduce anxiety and depression
Hope Brock, L.Ac., MSOM, BSN
Hope is a Wisconsin State licensed acupuncturist, board certified in acupuncture by the National Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. In 2013, she completed a Masters Degree program in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at The Midwest College of Oriental Medicine located in Racine, WI. That same year, she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition.
Hope’s patients are often struggling with issues that have not responded to conventional therapies and have been told "you will have to live with it". Most have never seen an acupuncturist and are unsure about what to expect. Her goal as a practitioner is to make acupuncture a first resort rather than a last resort. Hope believes the great strength of traditional Chinese medicine is its focus on healing the whole person. Hope’s role as a practitioner is to address health concerns with the goal of increasing quality of life and eliminating pain. Hope is at the Appleton location Wednesdays and Fridays. For questions and availability, contact our Practice Assistant Katie.