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What is acupuncture treatment?

Acupuncture consists of tiny, hair-like needles being inserted into meridian points on the body.  The needles are gently stimulated, triggering energy flow and the body’s natural healing response.

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Does acupuncture treatment safe?

Absolutely.  Highly trained acupuncturists sterilize the skin with alcohol prior to inserting disposable pre-sterilized stainless steel needles into the patient.  Because acupuncture boosts the immune system, the risk of infection is minimal.

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How does acupuncture treatment feel?

Patients rarely feel when a needle is injected; however, sometimes a small pinch is felt.  The process is so relaxing, that patients often fall asleep during the treatment.

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What kind of conditions can acupuncture treat?

Acupuncture can effectively treat: acne; allergies; arthritis; back, neck and shoulder pain; bladder control; depression; digestive disorders; energy loss; exhaustion; facial pain and paralysis; fatigue; fibromyalgia; hair loss; headaches, including migraines; infertility; insomnia; MS; menopause; muscle stiffness; PMS; pain; reduced mobility; sinus problems; stroke sequela; smoking; sports/automobile injures; sciatica; shingles; stress; weight control; whiplash and other afflictions.

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Does needle hurt?  What kind of needles are you use?

No. People needlessly fear acupuncture because they dislike hypodermic needles.  Acupuncture needles are nothing like hypodermic needles.  They are so small that approximately 35 acupuncture needles fit inside the opening of an 18-gauge hypodermic needle.

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What is Shiatsu massage?

Originating from Traditional Chinese Medicine and Japanese Massage, Shiatsu, or finger pressure, is applied to the body’s meridian point using the fingers, hands, palms and elbows.  Shiatsu improves energy flow and flushes toxins from the circulatory system.

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What can Shiatsu massage do for me?

Shiatsu is a deep form of relaxation, beneficial for a variety of conditions.  It is a great way to relieve the body of aches, pains, stress, tension and injuries.  Shiatsu can restore balance and strengthen the immune system.  Regular, hour-long treatments help maintain good health, increase energy, restore mental clarity and enhance vitality.  Shiatsu is recommended for people of all ages, including pregnant women.

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What is TCM?

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is considered a complementary or Alternative Medical system in most of the world. It includes a range of traditional medical practices originating in China that has developed over several thousand years. TCM is a modern compilation of traditional Chinese medicine. TCM practices include theories, diagnosis and treatments such as herbal medicine, acupuncture and massage.  TCM theory is based on a number of philosophical frameworks including the theory of Yin-yang, the Five Element, the human body Meridian systme, Zang Fu organ theory, and others. Diagnosis and treatment are conducted with reference to these concepts.

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How many treatments do I need?

The frequency of treatments depends on the severity of an illness.  Patients often feel positive changes after three treatments.  However, some illnesses, such as Sciatica can be relieved in an hour, half an hour of acupuncture and half an hour of Shiatsu.

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What are the qualifications of your staffs?

All of our staffs had taken more than five years TCM training program in China.
All of our staffs were licensed doctors in China.
All of our staffs are licensed therapists in Canada.

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Are your staffs registered?

Yes. Our staffs are registered and licensed acupuncturist, massage therapist or naturopathic therapist in Canada.

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What kind of experience do your staffs have?

Each of our staffs has more than 12 years of experience in China and Canada; they are all good at treating the patient with acupuncture, Shiatsu and herbs.

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Are your services covered by insurance?

Yes. Our services are covered by most insurance policies and also covered by auto insurance. We do auto insurance assessment, submit treatment plan and invoice the auto insurance company directly when we finished the treatments.

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Is your clinic wheelchair accessible?

Yes. Our clinic is at ground floor, it is wheelchair assessable.

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What kind of other services or products does your clinic provide?

Beside acupuncture, Shiatsu and herbs, our clinic also provides ear candling, cupping and moxibustion.
Buckwheat husk pillow and natural health food product (Aloe Vera Gel, ect.) are also sold in our clinic.

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