The roller coaster of infertility was made manageable thanks to Jason and the rest of the team at Rocky Coast. Not only was it helpful in helping me get pregnant, it also helped me relieve anxiety and stress associated with infertility. Jason always listened to my health concerns and addressed them. I feel so lucky to have found a place where they treat both body and mind. Their team understands how difficult struggling to have a baby can be. It’s not easy to find professionals where, when you leave the office, you feel heard and supported. Rocky Coast is that place.
How much does acupuncture cost? That’s a question we get a lot. Acupuncture may be covered by your insurance depending on your plan and provider. Even if your insurance doesn’t cover your visit, acupuncture is an affordable form of healthcare.
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) patients: We accept ALL Anthem plans! If you contact them, they may tell you that because we are out of network that we can’t bill them for your visits and this is not accurate. We are able to bill all major Anthem BCBS plans and you are only responsible for your copays. If you have any questions, please contact us directly for more clarification.
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A few employers whose health plans should cover acupuncture:
- City of Portland employees
- State of Maine employees
- Maine Education Association
- Maine Medical Center employees
- Maine Health employees
- Council on International Educational Exchange
- LL Bean
- and more…
Starting treatment at Rocky Coast Acupuncture and working with Beth was one of the best decisions I made when dealing with infertility. I don’t know how I would have navigated through the challenging and confusing world of infertility without her. Beth supported me through my first and second pregnancies and all the ups and downs in between. She was an invaluable resource when it came to nutritional counseling and emotional support during an extremely difficult time. I am forever grateful to Rocky Coast Acupuncture and Beth for their knowledge and support.
“I cannot express enough how much my experience at Rocky Coast and with Beth HerzIg has meant to me. Not only did Beth help me on my fertility journey, support my body with acupuncture, nutritional, and vitamins, she was also extremely helpful in guiding me towards finding the right fit with a local endocrinologist. Throughout my most recent IVF journey, Beth was a huge support, always accessible, even after hours, and I now consider her a friend. This relationship and my experience at Rocky Coast has been invaluable and I cannot recommend them enough. You will never feel alone again! After two failed IVF‘s, with Berh‘s medical guidance, acupuncture and emotional support, my third was a success! I now have a healthy two-year-old and will definitely be going back to Rocky Coast if we decide to try for another baby.”
Leah is calm, kind, respectful and aware of pain/discomfort. She hones in on the pain and gently focuses on reducing it. She genuinely cares about you and I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for relief.
I cannot say enough good about Dr. Stein. He is incredibly smart, thoughtful and caring. I went to see him after an odd series of medical events that had my body all out of wack. He has been great at helping break all of the symptoms/issues down and working on them one by one. Helping find the rot cause, not just treating the symptoms. A++++
I was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer and started going to Rocky Coast Family Acupuncture a year ago to help with the side effects of chemotherapy. Jason Stein met with me on my first consultation and I immediately felt a connection with him, as if I had known him forever. I found it extremely easy to share my concerns and medical issues with Jason. Not only did he always come equipped with a variety of options to help me, it was evident that he genuinely cared about my health and well being. Whenever I would present him with a new issue, he would spend extra hours researching the best regimen to help alleviate my symptoms. Jason and his team go above and beyond with their patients to truly get to the root of the problem.
Most recently the medications that I am on have caused severe joint pain. It was to the point where I was potentially going to have to switch to something less effective in combating breast cancer recurrence. Jason provided me with a variety of natural supplements to help remedy post chemo side effects and work as natural cancer fighters. He provided me with supplements that are proven to naturally help with joint pain. After about a week I no longer experienced the severe joint pain that was a result of my medication and I was able to stay on the medication that has the greatest success rate. Additionally, knowing that anything I am given at Rocky Coast does not come with another list of added side effects has really kept my mind at ease.
Acupuncture has also played a large role in keeping my anxiety at bay during such a stressful time. I have always had anxiety but after my diagnosis this heightened quite a bit. Along with the anxiety associated with this diagnosis, I started to experience low energy and depression from the combination of medications I was taking. Acupuncture has helped me a great deal with these aspects as well. My medical team has been very aggressive with treating the disease but often times the emotional component in dealing with cancer can be overlooked. The team at Rocky Coast understands that there is a connection between the two. They focus on what is being depleted both emotionally and physically during a time when so many medicines are working in combination with one another.
If you or someone you know has recently been diagnosed with cancer, I would highly recommend starting acupuncture as soon as possible. Getting on a schedule of one to two appointments a week early on will help you to get ahead of the many side effects that come along with cancer treatments. Integrative therapies in combination with western medicine has been a huge contributor in feeling as well as I do today and I feel so lucky to be a patient at Rocky Coast.
It is impossible to overstate my love and gratitude for the acupuncturists at RCFA. When I became a client at RCFA, my partner and I had been trying to conceive for 3 years. I had tried everything short of IVF and had had two miscarriages. We were getting ready to move on to IVF when a friend suggested I go to RCFA for support during the process. In Jason and Chris, I found incredibly dedicated, knowledgeable, and kind providers. They were such an important counterbalance to the isolation of infertility treatment. While one IVF doctor I worked with told me, “You’re not completely broken,” Jason and Chris saw the whole, healthy, well me and had a dynamic, holistic approach to my fertility. Through three intense and unsuccessful rounds of IVF, Jason and Chris were there with humor, faith, and a depth of knowledge that was incredibly reassuring.
After our third round of IVF, the next option was an egg donor. I was sad and resigned and exhausted. Jason said, ‘Will you just give me three months with herbs and acupuncture?’ With nothing to lose, I agreed. After the second cycle of treatment, I stared down at the positive pregnancy test in amazement. Despite our initial joy, after two miscarriages I knew well that we had a long road ahead. I was lucky enough to have RCFA on that road, and they worked hard to help me have a healthy pregnancy. My partner and I are now the absolutely delighted parents of a wild and hilarious 18 month old. I am so lucky to have found Jason and Chris. I would wholeheartedly recommend RCFA to anyone on a fertility journey.
Leah was attentive to my questions and physical/emotional needs. She was very professional and just an overall sweet person. All the combined treatments I received during my session were successful in diminishing my discomfort, as well as anxiety level. I’m delighted with the care I receive from everyone at Rocky Coast Acupuncture.
“I went to Dr. Stein to help me through a transition in my life that was manifesting into physical ailments & emotional upheaval. Not only did my physical symptoms subside but he listened to my story & helped me gain the emotional strength I needed to get to a better state of being. Within a few months I have moved from a perpetual anxious state into a present place of calmness. Thank you Dr. Stein & staff at Rocky Coast Acupuncture.”
I was having severe migraines. After acupuncture, I started having 3/4, 2/3 migraines, 1/2 migraines. They would begin, with the same triggers, but they wouldn’t peak and I wasn’t losing 48 hours. After five years, I almost don’t get migraines.
I haven’t grown a cyst on my ovary in probably five or six years. This is an alternative medicine that does work. I’m living proof of that.
I had been to a reproductive endocrinologist who had said I was going to need a lot of medical help to get pregnant so I was able to avoid all of that with acupuncture. It appears that when they put the needle it increases your body’s own opioids and your own endorphins.