New Patients

When you come to Family Wellness Acupuncture Inc. for the first time, we invite you to experience a warm welcoming environment that promotes healing and good health. 

How to Book an Appointment

To book an appointment, please call us at (949) 836-2857. You may also request an appointment online by filling out our contact form here:


Once we’ve confirmed your appointment, you will be invited to participate in onpatient, our patient portal that we use to manage your account, medical information, payment history and communication.

From there, you will be able to register, sign in and fill out the required medical forms at your convenience prior to your appointment. If you are unable to do so online prior to your appointment, we ask that you arrive 15 minutes early to fill out paperwork in person.

To fill out forms online, please click here and sign up for OnPatient our patient portal.


What to Expect on Your First Visit

We schedule 1½ hours for your first visit so we can review your medical history, evaluate your health and provide your first treatment. At the end of this session we will create a treatment plan appropriate for your situation. This may include herbal prescriptions, lifestyle guidance and dietary modifications along with the schedule of treatments you will need to get long lasting results.

What to Expect During a Treatment Session

Treatment sessions last approximately one hour. Sessions typically begin with a discussion of your health status and progress. Afterward, needles may be inserted to begin your treatment.

Expect to relax for 20-30 minutes while the needles stimulate your natural healing process. Following this, another series of points may be selected to complete your treatment as you continue to relax.

What to Expect After a Treatment Session

Many people generally experience a very relaxed sensation and often feel refreshed and revitalized as if waking up from a good night's sleep.

Occasionally some patients experience minor side effects such as light bruising, sleepiness or residual muscle aches. These only last for a short time and staying hydrated after treatment will minize any effects.

Follow Up Treatments

Each patient is unique. The number and frequency of treatments will vary from patient to patient. Some symptoms are relieved after the first treatment, while others may take five to ten treatments.

Typically, conditions that have persisted for some time will take longer to respond, while acute conditions may resolve within one or two treatments. While a specific problem is being worked on, you may visit your acupuncturist once or twice a week, and gradually reduce the frequency to once or twice a month.

To maintain good health, you may wish to receive treatments once every season or four times a year.

Payment Methods

We do accept most major insurance carriers. However, not all insruance plans are created equal and not all carriers and plans will provide coverage. Please check with your insurance provider to arrival regarding whether or not your insurance will be accepted.

Cash and Major Credit Cards:
If your insurance does not cover treatment, or you do not have or wish to use insurance, we also accept cash and credit card payments for services. Additionally we sell treatment packages for patients interested in purchasing multiple treatments and gift certificates.

Please call our office at (949) 836-2857 to enquire about our treatment packages.

Special Offers

Purchase a 5-pack of acupuncture treatments and save $25

Purchase a 10-pack of acupuncture treatments and save $50

Ask us about our long term health maintenance and care options!

Click below to book an appointment or call us at:

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Manage your patient account through our patient portal. Sign up for OnPatient here:


About Us

About Family Wellness Acupuncture

When you visit Family Wellness Acupuncture Inc., you will feel the warmth, kindness and help you deserve. It is our mission to provide a gentle, welcoming approach to your acupuncture care, help you feel better and restore balance to your life.