Learn what to expect from acupuncture at the George Wellbeing Center—including information about acupuncture needles. Acupuncture is rooted in Traditional Chinese medicine, and can help you:

  • Restore sore muscles
  • Recover from injury or surgery
  • Address conditions like arthritis, migraines, insomnia, digestion, skin ailments and hormone balance
  • If you are receiving cancer treatments

Acupuncture services

90-minute individual acupuncture (required for initial session)

60-minute individual acupuncture

60-minute group acupuncture

Acupuncturists

Ashley Steffensen

Ashley acknowledges that integrating all three aspects of consciousness—mind, body and spirit—is the foundation for total health and wellness. She uses a variety of Traditional Chinese medicine techniques in treatment, including QiGong, Reiki, Gua-Sha and Tui-Na.

Ashley is a licensed acupuncturist and has been practicing professionally since 2016. She is a Reiki Master and holds degrees from Bastyr University—a bachelor’s in Natural Health Science, and master’s in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Carla Ghani

Carla is driven to empower people to take control of their health and understand the possibilities of acupuncture. She had a parent with myriad health concerns that had her spend formative years visiting hospitals and healthcare environments. This experience helped draw her toward Eastern medicine as a complement to modern medicine.

Carla is a licensed acupuncturist and has been practicing professionally since 2017. She holds a Diplomate of Acupuncture from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), and a master’s degree in Acupuncture from Northwestern Health Sciences University.

Hilary Plantenberg

Hilary believes the best approach for healing is a balance of modern science and Traditional Chinese medicine. She first discovered acupuncture while on vacation and happening upon a QiGong class taught by a licensed acupuncturist that spoke with her after class about acupuncture as an option to treat pain. Following regular acupuncture treatments, she eventually made the career change from optician to natural healer.

Hilary is a licensed acupuncturist and has been practicing professionally since 2017. She holds a Diplomate of Acupuncture from NCCAOM, and a master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Northwestern Health Sciences University.