Are You a Veteran?


We are registered providers with the TRIWest network and the Veterans Choice Program here on the Big Island!

All Veterans enrolled for care with the VA and have a Choice Care Card are eligible to receive acupuncture treatments and/or chiropractic adjustments here at the East Hawaii Wellness Center!

You will need a referral to get acupuncture and/or chiropractic treatments and listed below are the steps to take:

Call TriWest at 1-866-606-8198.

Let the TriWest staff know you would like acupuncture with Cathrine Wingate or chiropractic care with Dr. Dean Giuda here at 36 Komohana St. Hilo, HI 96720.

They will assist you with scheduling an appointment. Your first appointment will usually be with-in one to two weeks time.

Your authorization, when approved, will last for 60 days initially and is typically for 8 visits (one per week) for acupuncture. For chiropractic adjustments the usual is 12 visits (two per week).  We can then request more visits if needed.

Looking forward to meeting and serving you soon!