Acupuncture News and Research

Curious to know the latest oriental medicine trends and findings? Keep up to date with my blog postings focused on relevant acupuncture news and research.

Deep Tissue Massage vs Cupping for Pain in Edmonton

    Both deep tissue massage and cupping are effective therapies for healing the body and alleviating pain. They can either be utilized separately on their own or be combined together to achieve the desired results.   Deep Tissue Massage For Pain   Deep tissue massage involves using slow, deep Read more ...

By |August 12, 2021|Categories: Blog, Massage, Pain Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Deep Tissue Massage vs Cupping for Pain in Edmonton

Acupuncture For Pre and Post Surgery Care in Edmonton

  As so many of us have experienced, often the pain that comes after surgery can linger for long periods of time and become unbearable. Medications are then usually encouraged through Western medicine to help with the pain. However, they are taxing on the body. And on top of that, Read more ...

By |July 20, 2021|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Edmonton, Pain Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Acupuncture For Pre and Post Surgery Care in Edmonton

Simple solutions for anxiety and insomnia. How wellness and Traditional Chinese medicine can help!

To say that this year has been an emotional roller coaster ride would be an understatement. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed nearly every aspect of the way we live our lives, and for many people this has led to an increase in stress-related ailments like anxiety and insomnia. The good Read more ...

By |November 16, 2020|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, COVID-19, Massage, Nutrition, Reiki, Sleep, Stress, Wellness|Comments Off on Simple solutions for anxiety and insomnia. How wellness and Traditional Chinese medicine can help!

Traditional Chinese Medicine for the Treatment of Fibromyalgia

While science has made inroads and downright amazing discoveries in recent decades, one area that eludes doctors and scientists alike is fibromyalgia. The National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association states that approximately 8% of adults 80 years of age and younger fit the criteria for fibromyalgia. This condition is characterized by Read more ...

By |October 28, 2020|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Fibromyalgia, Wellness|Comments Off on Traditional Chinese Medicine for the Treatment of Fibromyalgia

Acupuncture for Chronic Fatigue

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is characterized as an excessive tiredness and fatigue. It’s considered a complex disorder because it cannot be explained by a specific medical condition. Physical and mental activity can worsen this condition while rest doesn’t seem to make things better either. So how can one tackle this? Read more ...

By |January 17, 2017|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Mental Wellness, Sleep, Wellness|Comments Off on Acupuncture for Chronic Fatigue

The Signs of Kidney Yang Deficiency

Are you the kind of person that “runs cold”? Do you always have cold extremities, frequently feel uncomfortably cold and suffer from back and joint pain during colder seasons? These all could be signs of kidney yang deficiency. Here’s what you need to know about kidney yang, its role in Read more ...

By |November 24, 2016|Categories: Blog, Wellness|Comments Off on The Signs of Kidney Yang Deficiency

Acupuncture for Women with Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a health condition that takes place in a woman’s body when the same endometrial cells that are found in the lining of the uterus are dislodged and begin to grow outside of the uterus and into other areas of the body. This can present difficulties to the bowels Read more ...

By |November 1, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Reproductive Health, Wellness, Women's Health|Comments Off on Acupuncture for Women with Endometriosis

How Acupuncture Can Help You Quit Smoking

Despite the fact that smoking is known to cause a host of health issues, it’s no easy task to curb the cravings. Did you know that acupuncture is a proven and effective method for quitting smoking? Here is how it can help. Corresponding areas of the body Acupuncture points on Read more ...

By |October 12, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Wellness|Comments Off on How Acupuncture Can Help You Quit Smoking

All you Need to Know About Acupuncture and Liver Function

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the liver is one of the most important organs. It controls the flow of life energy, also known as Qi, a vital substance that affects the physiological functions of the human organs and meridians. The liver’s first priority is to keep your Qi moving smoothly. Read more ...

By |September 22, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Wellness|Comments Off on All you Need to Know About Acupuncture and Liver Function

Acupuncture for Seasonal Allergies

Do you suffer from allergies every spring or late summer? Allergies are notoriously difficult to treat, as there are a fair amount of factors that can cause them. First, there are outdoor airborne allergens floating around at different times of the day. Pollen (such as that of ragweed) and grass Read more ...

By |September 8, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Wellness|Comments Off on Acupuncture for Seasonal Allergies

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