Registered Acupuncturists in Vancouver, BC and in Canada must have a minimum of 2 years post secondary studies plus a minimum of 1900 hours of study in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
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!
Does Acupuncture help Migraines? With almost 30% of the population suffering from migraines, we treat this frequently, with patients seeing the effects of the treatment often immediately.
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 […]
Chaga tea is a great alternative to your regular morning beverage. Suka shares her go-to chaga tea recipes: tea base, coconut chai latte, and a chaga coffee!
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.
Mushroom soup is a hearty and immunity boosting option for a warming dinner. It’s one of Suka’s favourites and she shares her recipe here.