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Initial Intake for New Patients

35-40 minute intake and consultation with the practitioner, to go over past and current concerns or complaints. The time will allow for a thorough discussion of health history as well as design of a treatment strategy. This is for all new patients, regardless of treatment. Patients, in the message section, please make sure to include your email as well as preference for in-person, over the phone, or via Zoom intake. If you choose to move forward with treatment, payment will not be asked until after your first in-person treatment. If you are paying out-of-pocket, $5 will be deducted from the initial appointment total.

$45 · 35 minutes

Integrative New Patient Intake & Treatment Plan

For those who may be looking for in-depth analysis and treatment of their symptoms, this intake allows practitioner and patient to explore from both a Traditional Chinese medicine perspective and integrated health perspective. Intake not only allows for potential root cause of symptoms from Chinese medicine perspective, but looks to see if functional medicine testing is necessary as well. Intake includes a thorough health history exam, potential additional functional medicine testing recommendations, and personalized dietary and acupressure therapy.

$128 · 1 hour


* New or Potential Patients: You must schedule an initial intake either before or along with your first acupuncture appointment. * 45-minute acupuncture treatment designed for current patients or new patients that have already had an intake and consult. Includes use of warming TDP lamp and 10 minutes of stationary and/or moving cupping if necessary.

$88 · 45 minutes

Cosmetic Acupuncture, Follow-Up

Acupuncture treatment focused on creating radiance and vitality, inside and out. Treatment includes points on the body and face, in which placement of needles will be determined by the goals of the patient. Facial cupping and gua sha are also included, as both a complement to the acupuncture but also as a way to end the treatment in pure relaxation. If the patient would like microneedling done via a micro dermaroller, that can be added if asked ahead of time. Must have had an initial consult first

$105 · 1 hour 15 minutes

Gua Sha Glow Facial

Treatment consisting of facial gua sha and/or facial cupping in order to improve blood and lymphatic circulation, stimulate detoxification of the face, help stimulate muscles and create subtle contouring and vibrancy to the skin. Please note that an intake must be done before the first session, in order to create the best treatment for you and your skin.

$75 · 45 minutes


Cupping therapy, available for help with muscular, nerve or skeletal pain of the body. Cups can be utilized on the back, hips and glutes and extremities. Stationary, sliding (moving) and wet cupping are available. For first time visits, initial intake must be done along with or prior to treatment.

$45 · 30 minutes

Tui Na, Follow-Up

Tui Na is Chinese orthopedic massage. This session is 30 minutes long and allows for specific areas to be targeted for healing, such as the neck, shoulders and back. In addition to various use of strokes and stretching, sometimes other therapies like cupping and gua sha may also be included. For those wanting a longer Tui Na session (45min or 60min), those must be booked directly through the clinic due to limited availability.

$63 · 30 minutes

Facial Rejuvenation Tutorial, Consult Only

[Virtual] For those wanting to take care of their skin at home, this session includes a quick consult with the practitioner before booking a 45-minute Facial Rejuvenation Tutorial. This is where you express any concerns or complaints that you have about your skin as well as what demonstration you'd be interested in learning hands-on with the practitioner, either gua sha or facial cupping.

Free · 30 minutes

Re-Evaluation, Current Patients

In-person or virtual visit for current patients to re-evaluate their health and treatment progress. Includes discussion of treatments, diet, herbs and supplements, as well as lifestyle. For those who are unable to make it into the office or feel like they may need additional consultation time and recommendations.

$45 · 35 minutes


Dr. Sarah Alemi, DAc

Dr. Sarah Faggert-Alemi, DAc, LAc, ADS opened Eastern Roots Wellness in 2018, after previous employment for five years at another local acupuncture clinic in Vienna, Virginia. During that time, she attained a Master's and Doctor of Acupuncture from the Maryland University of Integrative Health. Dr. Faggert-Alemi is also an Acudetox Specialist (able to perform NADA protocol and auricular acupuncture treatments) as well as certified in facial rejuvenation acupuncture.