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New Patients

Affordable Acucare in Tustin is currently accepting new patients, with or without insurance. We pride ourselves in providing thorough, quality services at a reasonable cost. 

First Step

As a new patient, you have a choice:
- Call for an appointment for a complimentary consultation (15 minutes) to learn more about acupuncture, meet Leigh Caldwell and see if this type of treatment will work for you.
- Call to schedule your first consultation and treatment (90 minutes) and get started with your program.

Whichever you decide, please call Affordable Acucare at (714) 742-6821 to schedule your appointment. To save time, prior to that appointment, please download and complete the appropriate forms below

Office Hours

Monday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday Closed
Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday Closed

Insurance Coverage

Many insurance policies cover acupuncture, but policies can differ greatly in terms of deductibles and percentages of coverage. If you have insurance, your visits may be fully or partially covered. We accept most insurance plans and are happy to verify coverage and submit your claim for reimbursement, provided you sign the financial agreement stating that you are financially responsible for any charges not covered by insurance. We accept cash, credit cards, and personal checks.

Your First Appointment

When you arrive for your first acupuncture appointment, your completed forms will be reviewed to assess your state of health, past illnesses, and family history. To save time, please download and complete the required forms and bring them to your appointment. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and eat a light meal or have a snack prior to your visit. Insurance and treatment costs will be discussed. Please bring your insurance card and photo identification. Expect your first visit to last about an hour and a half.

After your primary concerns are discussed, a treatment plan will be recommended to treat your individual condition. Many first-time patients are concerned that acupuncture needles will feel like hypodermic injections at the doctor’s office. They won't. The needles are less than 0.25 millimeters in diameter, about the thickness of your eyelash. You may feel a momentary sensation or nothing at all when they are inserted. Once the needles are inserted, you will rest comfortably for 20 minutes with the needles in place. Many people find acupuncture treatment deeply relaxing, and it is not uncommon for patients to fall asleep. After your treatment, you will be able to go about your regular daily activities.

Ongoing Appointments

Please use our online scheduling system to schedule your regular appointments. If you need to cancel or reschedule an appointment, please give our office 24 hours notice to make your time slot available for another patient. Patients may be charged $25 for missed appointments when less than 24-hour notice is given in a non-emergency situation. If you are a new patient, please call the office to schedule your first appointment.

Contacting Affordable Acucare

Patients are welcome to email any questions to Leigh Caldwell directly or call the office at (714) 742-6821 and leave a message. You will receive a response to your email or call within 24 hours.

New Patient Forms

- Initial Health Status (print, review and complete – bring to first appointment)
- Office Policies (print, review and complete – bring to first appointment)
- HIPAA Acknowledgement (print, review and complete – bring to first appointment)
- Request for Interpretive Services (optional interpretive services available for patients)
- HIPAA Notice (review and keep a copy for your records)

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Leigh Caldwell, L.Ac.
Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Herbs
14101 Yorba Street, Suite 105
Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 742-6821