Each person is different. Most people get the most benefit from 1 treatment per week and 4-6 sessions in total. It is important to be consistent as you will get the most benefit when treatments are closer together (at least initially). For maintenance, 1 session every 2 to 4 weeks is [...]
Some may confuse “Dry Needling” and acupuncture. It should be noted that these are not the same thing. Furthermore, there are some significant differences to consider. Dry needling involves the insertion of needles into ‘trigger points’ which also known as knots in the muscle. On the surface, it may look very [...]
Your initial acupuncture visit is approximately one hour. It begins with a brief discussion on your current health concerns, past medical history, along with a limited physical examination. The Naturopathic Doctor will be assessing your symptoms from both a conventional medicine stand-point as well as a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) perspective. [...]
Acupuncture involves the insertion of fine needles into specific points on the body. It opens your body’s nerve, lymphatic, and vascular channels, which restores proper signaling and flow of blood and energy. This enables your body to deliver hormonal and nutritional resources, as well as remove metabolic wastes, which are both [...]
Acupuncture sessions are 45 minutes to 60 minutes. Each session begins with a brief check-in with the doctor and any physical assessments that are necessary. The doctor will select acupuncture points based on your individual needs. Each acupuncture point has specific indications, such as moving stagnated tissues, which can be the [...]
Acupuncture needles are very thin – comparable to the size of a thick strand of hair. Some points are more tender than others. However, most people do not find treatment to be painful.