TCM Acupuncture ( 針灸 ) uses filiform needles to stimulate the body's nervous system to promote a natural healing response. The needles are thinner than a strand of hair. They are single-use, disposable, and sterile needles.
Facial cosmetic acupuncture stimulates your body's natural ability to produce collagen and elastin to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It is a natural alternative to more invasive cosmetic procedures with fillers and other substances.
Integrative treatments include a blend of modalities which complement well with TCM modalities, tailored to your specific needs.
Reiki Treatment can be done in person and from a distance (even other side of the world).
It is a form of energy medicine rooted in Japan whereby the Universal energy is channeled through the practitioner into the client. Reiki can help with relaxation and reconnect your mind, body and spirit.
Celluma light Therapy is FDA cleared and Health Canada approved class II medical device used to improve cellular health by accelerating the repair and replenishment of tissue cells. It treats acne, reduces wrinkles and cellulite, and aiding in arthritic pain, muscle spasms and tension. It is non-invasive, painless, requires no recovery time, and can be used safely on all skin types.
"Food is medicine."
Chinese nutrition accounts for the different nature, flavour, and innate temperature of each type of food to help nourish the body; physically and energetically.
Tuina and Shiatsu are hands-on manual therapy founded in China and Japan, respectively.
Tuina ( 推拿 ) means to push and grasp in Chinese.
Shiatsu ( 指圧 ) means finger pressure in Japanese.
Cupping ( 拔罐 ) means pull canister in Chinese.
This modality utilizes suction to reduce pain and congestion while improving circulation by creating movement between the fascia. Cupping marks are similar to bruises and will dissipate over time. (dependent on severity of stagnation)
Gua Sha ( 刮痧 ) or scraping therapy means scraping sand in Chinese.
This modality is used to improve circulation to clear stagnation in the superficial layers of the body. The Sha or petechiae will clear over a few days, similar to a bruise.
Bloodletting (放血) or phlebotomy utilizes lancets to prick the skin, to release a few small drops of blood to ease pain.
Qigong ( 氣功 ) means breath work in Chinese. It is a comprehensive movement exercise that strengthens the body while bringing awareness to each inhalation and exhalation. The practice of qigong assists and ensures the Qi circulates in the body in a harmonious way.
Acu Corner will move down the hall to Unit 117!
Effective February 2024, we're staying in the same historical building at 2 College Street and moving into our own space!
See you soon!