Your initial Acupuncture visit takes approx 1 hour . During this time a detailed background history is taken as well as that of the current problem. A treatment plan is commenced involving acupuncture with relevant dietary and lifestyle recommendations. Herbal remedies may also be advised.
Follow up weekly sessions take 45mins. The number of treatments needed will vary from person to person depending of the length and severity of the condition as well as on the state of their background health.
The average length of treatment is for 4 -8 weeks while in the case of more chronic problems 2-3 months is a more realistic time frame.
The initial Acupuncture visit costs €55. Follow-up visits are €50.
Acupuncture is covered by the following Insurance companies:
Any expenses that are not allowed can be submitted for payment from the Revenue(Income tax) when the treatment is administered by a medical doctor.
The cost of other Alternative Health practices can also be claimed as a tax return when given by a Western trained doctor.
This is the tax form you send to the Revenue Commissioners - http://www.revenue.ie/en/tax/it/forms/med1.pdf
The HeartMath technique is taught over x 4 hourly sessions over 4-6 weeks at €50.00 per visit.
A session of Cosmetic Acupuncture lasts 1 hour at a cost of €65.00. A minimum of 10 initial treatments are recommended for visible effects.