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Acupuncture therapy dates back over five thousand years and western science and technology is validating its therapeutic benefits on practically a daily basis. There is no longer any doubt that acupuncture can significantly improve your health and overall sense of wellbeing. Click to learn more.
Chiropractors manipulate the spine to correct restrictions and realign the vertebrae which is an excellent way to address backaches, headaches and other aches and pains. Since the spinal chord is closely aligned with the central nervous system, spinal manipulation can also help to relieve other dis-eased conditions of various body organs and to restore the steady flow of qi and for general health and wellbeing. In our Toronto clinic, our chiropractor, Dr. Allan, practices the Gonstead Technique which is a method of replacing subluxated vertebrae (literally vertebrae that have slipped backwards off their place on the disc). This is a very gentle, effective and comfortable technique which helps to keep rotations of the lumbar spine and neck down to a minimum.
Cupping is one of the oldest traditions in Chinese medicine and dates back to the fourth century. It is commonly used in China as a therapy for respiratory ailments (asthma, bronchitis, congestion, Etc) as well as gastrointestinal conditions, arthritis and some types of pain. Click here to find out more about how cupping could benefit you.
There are numerous documented benefits for Chinese Herbal Medicine, including relief from pain, nerve damage, acne, gall stones, and many other conditions as well as increased stamina, energy and sense of well being.Chinese herbal medicines have been adopted in many different countries of the world – read here to find out how they are used internationally.
Ionic Detox Therapy
This is a pleasant, relaxing, non-invasive, 30 minute therapy that will detoxify your body of heavy metals and other toxins. You sit with your feet in a warm salt bath while a computer program regulates different amounts of both positive and negative electrical current through the water. As the toxins leave your body the water will change color and this will indicate to the practitioner where you qi (vital energy) is blocked and needs to be restored. Click here to find out more about Ionic Detoxification as an effective cleansing therapy.
This is well recognized as an excellent therapy to relieve stiff and sore muscles. But it also has other health and wellness benefits. Click here to find out how massage can offer other benefits.
With this technique, to facilitate healing,the small, spongy mugwort herb is burned on the end of an acupuncture needle inserted in the body. Moxibustion aims to stimulate the flow of qi (vital body energy), strengthen the blood and generally maintain good health and wellbeing. It has had particular success in Western medicine as a means to turn breach babies before birth and to help with gynecological complaints. Find out more here.
Pre & Post Natal Therapy
There are many different choices in Canada in types of pre-natal and post-natal care. In Chinese medicine, the therapies offered depend on you, how you feel and your circumstances rather than merely on your condition so each pregnant woman may receive different types of treatment. Click to read more about the types of treatments to expect from Chinese pre- and post-natal care.