With Naturopathic Doctor, Charlotte Rose, joining the team at Acupoint, we asked her to tell you a bit more about her approach to wellness. In this article, Dr. Rose shares her experience setting a baseline from which to improve your health and wellness. Understanding the Determinants of Health One of the first things that I […]
Gua Sha is a traditional treatment where pressure is applied to the skin to express pathogens from muscle tissue. It is often used in acupuncture to help balance both the qi or chi energies in the body to help with healing, muscle relaxation and tonifying.
More recently on social media and in pop culture, Gua Sha is becoming more mainstream in the application of facials to help relieve muscle tension and headaches.
I’ve summarized some of the main points about Gua Sha to help you learn more about how to use this most effectively!
How to weave Traditional Chinese Medicine into your daily health and wellness My father has always been a major influence in my life. He didn’t talk very much but when he did I knew it was important. I could tell that there was so much he wanted to say but maybe didn’t want to burden […]
Autumn and winter are seasons to make sure your pantry and fridge are stocked with essential ingredients to amp up your immune system. Suka share’s a list of what keeps on hand at home.
We recently welcomed Osteopathic Manual Practitioner Nora Saeedeh Shahbazi to Acupoint Wellness. Nora’s warm demeanor and effective treatments have already garnered her a loyal clientele base. Her treatments are a combination of stretching, joint mobilizations, and massage techniques to help the body align and bring it into balance. Get to know Nora… How did you decide […]
You may have heard a friend say their osteopath helped them with *insert ailment* and thought “What is an osteopath?” Or maybe you’ve wondered if there are gentler treatments for your *insert ailment*. We break down Manual Osteopathy for you in this blog post.
Suka Lang is a Registered Acupuncturist and the owner of Acupoint Wellness. She is one of those wellness practitioners that you wish you could bring everywhere with you. She is a born healer: intuitive, knowledgeable and strong. You feel instantly calmed in her presence. Her compassion, empathy and continual strive for excellence are what makes […]