Just as some physicians work in hospitals and others work in clinics, spas, or research, acupuncturists also work in a variety of settings. The following are the most common styles of practice.
Private Clinic: Acupuncturists work as a health care provider. Many times, herbal medicine and adjunct therapies are incorporated into the treatment plan for the patient. Some practitioners are able to specialize in specific conditions.
Community Acupuncture: Acupuncturists treat patients in a group setting. These clinics generally provide a sliding scale, or lower rates than a private clinic. Their focus are simple treatments at high frequency.
Detox Clinic: Acupuncturists work specifically to help patients with addiction issues.
Integrative Medicine Clinic: Acupuncturists work as part of a team of medical professionals. They coordinate a variety of treatments that best fit the patient.
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