Yinova Center
37 West 17th Street, Suite 300
New York, NY 10011
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First Visit

Each patient’s unique pattern of symptoms requires an individual solution.

The Intake

We get to know you inside and out

During your first visit you will have 30-45 min time with practitioner to go over in depth health history and diagnosis by pulse and tongue followed by a 30-45 minute acupuncture treatment. We encourage you to bring us your labs or any blood work that may be relevant.

The Treatment

We create a customized treatment for you, using a range of Chinese medicinal therapies. Acupuncture and other modalities including moxa, gua sha, cupping and massage may be used. Herbs can also be paired with acupuncture to enhance your treatment.


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The Plan

You will leave your first visit with a clear plan forward

We create your treatment plan to maximize both effectiveness and time. When you leave your first treatment, you will have a clear idea of how many sessions you will have at Yinova Center, a customized herbal formula (if appropriate), nutritional and lifestyle advice and a realistic assessment of how we can help you.

Good to know before you go

Initial Consultation

Our in depth 90 minute intake is where we get to know you.


We take the utmost care when sourcing herbs and providing acupuncture.

Pricing & Insurance

Prices for acupuncture and bodywork range between $85-$250.


All of our team members are board certified acupuncturists & herbalists.

Online Resources

We have a curated set of blog posts and scientific studies to read at home.

How We Work

We provide integrative care with meaningful results.

Some questions you may have for us

In most cases, that is absolutely fine! If you do come in for back-to-back treatments, it does not matter which you do first or second, however we have found many of our clients enjoy the massage before their treatment. If you have just had an embryo transfer during an IVF cycle, however, we would recommend taking it easy and checking in with your practitioner before scheduling your appointments all at once.


You can also speak to a practitioner on the phone before booking your Initial Consultation. Just let the front desk know, and they will arrange a call for you. We also offer herbal consultations, with no acupuncture treatment.  These are an opportunity to speak with one of our practitioners, where you will go over your health history and they will prescribe you an herbal formula as well as offer any dietary/lifestyle advice they may have.


Absolutely! You can also see a different practitioner each week if that works better with your schedule. The Yinova team works  collaboratively, so any practitioner you see will have access to your chart and will be fully informed about your case, enabling them to provide you with continuity of care.


Acupuncture needles are hair-thin and they are inserted gently and shallowly. While each person experiences acupuncture differently, most people feel only a minimal amount of sensation as the needles are inserted. Once the needles are in place, most of our patients tell us that they experience a feeling of relaxation and wellbeing that lasts for many hours after the treatment.


Most  of our patients see us weekly; however, each case is unique. Your practitioner will craft a clear treatment plan for you and will tell you how often you should have treatment. Everyone responds to treatment differently so your results will depend on your particular situation. There are certain issues that can be addressed in a visit or two; other cases might require more treatments until your goal is met. Your practitioner will be able to guide you on the results you can expect.  Often, patients will notice relief from a specific symptom straight away, though we may need more time to work on the underlying root of the issue.

If you need to cancel or reschedule, please let the Front Desk know as soon as you can by phone or by emailing appointments@yinova.com. We do have a 24-hour cancellation policy, so appointments altered within 24 hours of the scheduled treatment time will result in a fee.

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We are open seven days a week, with appointment times available all day. We have locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn and also offer concierge visits. See All Locations.

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