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Practiced for thousands of years, acupuncture has gained more attention as an alternative and complimentary treatment choice in western culture.
There are 365 classical acupuncture points associated with the 14 meridians that cover the entire body. The practice of acupuncture consists of inserting fine needles into these specific points, and when done with skillful insertion and manipulation, produce great results in our body.
What conditions are commonly treated by acupuncture?
Hundreds of clinical studies on the benefits of acupuncture show that it successfully treats conditions ranging from musculoskeletal problems (back pain, neck pain, and others) to nausea, allergies, migraine headache, anxiety, depression, digestive disorders, insomnia, and infertility. Click here to view the full list.
NAET (Nambudripad’s Allergy Elimination Technique)
....... is the integration of several fields of study (chiropractic, acupuncture, applied kinesiology, allopathy and nutrition) combined into a unique protocol to reduce or eliminate allergies. Through this non-invasive, drug-free treatment, allergies are treated one at a time beginning with basic nutrients that are necessary for proper immune system function. Following those, other allergens such as environmental, chemical, pet and other food allergies may be successfully treated. Following the treatment of a specific allergen the patient is required to completely avoid that substance for 25 hours. Often it only takes one treatment to successfully desensitize a particular allergen.
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Nature has been man’s herbal laboratory for thousands of years. Treatment for anything from common ailments to complex diseases can be remedied with herbs. Based on diagnostics and the theory of Chinese Medicine, specific formulas are tailored for each person’s unique conditions and presenting symptoms by our experienced practitioners.
Gua Sha is a scraping technique used in Chinese Medicine to facilitate blood flow and encourage the body’s natural healing process. Patients can feel immediate relief from pain, stiffness, fever, chills, coughing, wheezing or even the common flu symptoms.
Acupuncture Plus provides the treatment of moxibustion, which consists of burning dried mugwort or charcoal, to warm meridians and increase the body's qi and blood flow for the maintenance of general health and wellbeing. It can aid in fertility, relieve muscle tension, menstrual discomfort as well as several digestive issues.
Also known as MEI RONG (mei=beautiful, Rong=Appearance) is a specialized niche in Traditional Chinese Medicine, where the focus is to enhance the skin
-Sports massage -focusung on one or two areas
-Deep Tissue Massage
Manual osteopathy will focus on joints, muscles, spine and the visceral. Treatment are gentle manual manoeuvres aimed to positively affect the body’s nervous, circulatory, and lymphatic systems.These movements are preformed by gentle stretches, facial releases and different massage techniques.
Cupping is one of the oldest methods of traditional Chinese medicine. Most acupuncturists today use cups made of thick glass or plastic, although bamboo, iron and pottery cups are still used in some countries.
A vacuum is created inside the cup, either through heat or a hand pump, to suction the cup to the skin. This draws up the skin inside the cup; opening the pores, stimulating blood flow, balancing the flow of Qi, and breaking up obstructions.
What are some of the benefits of cupping?
Decreasing pain and stiffness
Promoting healthy blood flow
Increasing the flow of lymph through the body
Detoxifying the circulatory system
Increasing joint range of motion
Browse the following links to become more familiar with acupuncture and Chinese medicine:
Calgary College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture
College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia
College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario
Acupuncture: Review and Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Trials