Back Pain / Migraine Headaches / Seasonal Allergies?

These and many other conditions can be treated with acupuncture. The success rate of acupuncture treatments is about 70% regardless of the problem. Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese medicinal art, refined to its modern form, involving the insertion of small needles into various points of the body to achieve a desired therapeutic effect. Treatments typically last 45 to 60 minutes. Six or seven weekly treatments are usually needed to gauge effectiveness in a patient.

* Not all services are available at all locations. Please check with the provider location prior to scheduling an appointment.
Family Practice Center

Administrative Office
3040 N. Susquehanna Trail
P.O. Box 129
Shamokin Dam, PA 17876
Phone: 570-743-1703

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P: 570-837-2123

The frequency of treatment is then decreased until one treatment every six to eight weeks is needed to maintain relief. Dr. Passi may recommend acupuncture in addition to conventional treatments. He may also use the method when conventional treatments have failed to achieve desired results. Patients of any age may be candidates for acupuncture.

Some insurances cover the cost of the procedure, depending on the condition treated.

Please call Family Practice Center in Watsontown, at 570-538-2501, for more information.

Vikas Passi, MD
Watsontown Family Practice Center


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