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Teaching Clinic

In line with our goal to serve the surrounding community, Middle Way Acupuncture Institute provides affordable, quality care to the public. Our acupuncture services are provided by interns who are completing their final year under the supervision of our expert staff, who average more than ten years in practice. These interns gain valuable hands-on experience while providing a vital service for our community.

What to Expect for Your First Visit

We recommend that new patients arrive a few minutes early for an initial appointment. Plan on setting aside 2 hours for your consultation and treatment. Before your visit, please print and fill out the forms provided on this page to help speed along your initial intake. In consideration of patients and interns with chemical sensitivities and to aid in your diagnosis, we kindly request that you refrain from wearing any fragrance.

When you sit down with our student intern, you will be asked some questions about your health and lifestyle. Part of the examination process includes pulse-taking and tongue diagnosis based on East Asian medical theory. This helps in preparing a treatment plan for you.

Once the preliminary examination is complete, the intern and supervisor confer and develop a treatment plan for this session. The intern then will place fine, flexible, and sterile single-use needles to perform your acupuncture treatment. You can expect to feel a mild sensation or warmth at the site where the needles are inserted. Other modalities may also be included in your treatment. The interns or supervisors will be happy to answer any questions you may have about your treatment.

About Our Interns

Each of our interns is supervised throughout your visit. Our students undergo rigorous training to learn the finer points of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. Each student is trained to provide safe, quality, reliable, and compassionate care in a relaxed, natural environment.

High Quality Care at an Affordable Price

Middle Way Acupuncture Institute is committed to providing affordable, accessible care to the public. Seniors, military personnel, and college students can receive discounted rates on their treatments in our clinic. We believe everyone should have the right to quality treatments.

Office Hours and Pricing for the Faculty-Supervised Teaching Clinic

$50 Teaching Treatment (Faculty Delivered)

$40 per treatment session (Intern Delivered)

$30 for seniors, college students, and military personnel and veterans

Our clinic is open Monday through Wednesday.

We are located at:

3rd floor of the co-op building #334 321 W Washington St, Mt Vernon (map)
To schedule an appointment, please call:  360-982-2841

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