Monday: 11:00 – 6:00
Tuesday: 9:30 – 6:00
Wednesday: 11:00 – 6:00
Thursday: 9:30 – 4:30
Friday: 9:30 – 5:00
Saturday: 9:30 – 5:00
Sunday: 9:30 – 5:00

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Backyard Healthcare Project is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation doing business as Tucson Acupuncture Co-op. We are committed to providing affordable and effective acupuncture treatment to the community of Tucson in a comfortable group setting.

Our sliding scale is always $15 – $35. There is a one-time new patient paperwork fee of $10.

You decide what you can afford. The purpose of our sliding scale is to separate the issues of money and treatment; we want you to come in often enough to really get better and stay better!

We understand that everyone’s situation is different, and our primary goal is to make acupuncture available to you as often as you need it.


We are located at 204 E. Fort Lowell Rd. (one block east of Stone Ave.). The clinic is on the southeast corner at Estrella Ave.

There is plenty of free parking in our lot and on Estrella Ave., and we are ADA accessible.

If coming from I-10, take the Miracle Mile exit and head East.

We are easily accessible by bus or bike (route 19. 34. 6 and the 6th Ave./Fontana Ave. bike route) and we have a bike rack!

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A warm welcome to Cate Maxon, newest acupuncturist on staff at TACO! Cate just moved back to Tucson from Portland, OR where she trained at POCA Tech, a community acupuncture school. She’s excited to be back in town and the Sonoran desert, where she has deep family roots. When Cate is not at the clinic, she enjoys spending time rebuilding a touring bike, working on her ole Toyota truck and is continually questing for the best porches and tacos in town. She will be on the schedule on Tuesday evenings, Friday afternoons, Saturday mornings, and Sunday afternoons.

We are sad to report that Brent Thompson is no longer working at TACO. We will miss him dearly and wish him all the best in his next endeavors.

Get a Free TACO mug when you make your tax credit donation this year! Please visit our Contribute Page to learn more about how you can donate your owed AZ state taxes to Backyard Healthcare Project at no cost to you! You have until April 15th to make your 2018 tax credit donation.

Stay tuned for schedule changes towards the end of April — Whitney will be away from the 22nd through May 1st.

Thank you Tucson!! You voted us Best Alternative Health Center in the 2018 Best of Tucson annual survey!!! We are so grateful, and we love you so much!!!

Have you checked out the awesome video that Vantage West Credit Union and the folks at BRINK Media made about Tucson Acupuncture Co-op as part of their community spotlight series? We think they did a great job! Click here to watch!

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Check out this video of us on Arizona Public Media! The segment of the show we are featured in starts at the 8:50 minute mark and runs until about the 14:00 minute mark.

TACO is featured in the Feb. 2014 issue of Zocalo Magazine!! Check us out on p. 44-45. We’re super excited about it and grateful to Jamie Manser for writing the article! Here’s the link to the digital magazine.

Help us Spread the Word

Let your friends, family, co-workers, and even complete strangers know about Tucson Acupuncture Co-op! Our business depends on word of mouth, so thank you for helping us spread the word. Please feel free to take brochures and business cards with you on your next visit. And if you know of a bulletin board somewhere in Tucson that could use a TACO flier, we can give you one of those at the front desk. You can also stay up to date on all the latest happenings by visiting our Facebook page. See you in the recliner soon!