Acupuncture is a safe mild form of stimulation that uses disposable filiform stainless steel needles to stimulate points on the body. The gentle stimulation results in various sensations, which could be experienced as pleasant tingling, mild pressure, or a dull achy feeling in the region being treated.

This type of stimulation triggers the body towards self healing. Acupuncture can be used for chronic pain, headaches, stiffness, digestive and elimination problems, sleep disorder, infertility, back and neck pain, sport injuries, PMS, painful menstruation, menopausal symptoms, arthritis, insomnia and more.

Acupuncture is an ancient system of medicine dating back over 3,000 years and is based on the concept of Qi (pronounced “chee”). The term Qi translate as life energy, its literal translation is air, breath or gas. During the consultation process an acupuncturist assess a patient by using various diagnostic methods. The time is spent questioning, visual inspection, pulse taking and tongue examination. After collecting the data, the acupuncturist determines an appropriate treatment to initiate the healing process. In order to facilitate this process, the practitioner will use various therapeutic methods such as acupuncture, electro-acupuncture, therapy, herbal medicine and dietary therapies.