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Acupuncture Calgary

As an ideal adjunct to chiropractic care, we use acupuncture when we see health problems that seem caused by disruption to energy pathways in your body called meridians. This centuries-old healing procedure focuses on the integrity of bodily systems, not specific conditions.

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture NeedlesAs Part of the Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture is well known for its results in pain management, health maintenance and life cultivation.

Pain Management – It has been proven that for muscle skeletal pain, acupuncture can, in majority cases, minimize the chronic or acute pain and improve the range of motion by at least 50% during the first visit, and continue to improve the pain management in 3 to 6 treatments. Acupuncture is also effective in most other pain symptoms, be it headaches, abdominal pain, menstrual pain etc.

Health Maintenance – Together with other TCM practices, Acupuncture is well known for its capabilities to right the Yin Yang balance within the body, thus helping to correct and maintain health issues including, but not limited to:

  • Mental illness, stress, insomnia, depression, PTSD, PMS, anxiety, poor memory, hypertension, fatigue
  • Digestive system – stomach ache, vomiting, bloating, constipation
  • Common Cold or Flu
  • After Stroke Treatment – mental and physical
  • Cancer treatment  – Western treatment supports
  • Kidney illness – dysuria / UTI, edema, urinary diseases, men’s reproductive diseases
  • Antiaging / Cosmetology
  • Weight loss
  • Immune disorder – GU symptom
  • Other gynaecological diseases, endocrine disorder, cardiovascular diseases, pediatric diseases

Life Cultivation – Acupuncture serves as part of the TCM practices in enhancing the body’s natural bio-capabilities to:

  • Prevent diseases – e.g. Cold, Flu, Asthma, fatigue, stress, indigestion, and other yin yang imbalance diseases.
  • Maintain Health – e.g. delay the materialization of pre-diabetic, pre-renal, pre-prostate, pre-menopause, etc.
  • Speed up recovery – e.g. maximize the opportunity of a successful surgery and prevent complication after the surgery, etc.
  • Minimize the negative impacts of the bio-rhythm – e.g. menstruation, menopause, memory deficiency, etc.

…for a happier and more enjoyable healthy life.

What about the Needles?

The most common question we get is about the needles we use. Most people have encountered hypodermic needles and sewing needles. Both types are gigantic compared to the ones we use. In fact, five of our needles could easily fit inside a hypodermic needle! Our acupuncturist uses high quality painless needles, he also matches the use of needles with the treatment requirements and the patients comfort level to minimize any discomfort of the treatment.

Needle-less TCM treatment using the same acupuncture principal is also available with equal if not better results when required.

Feels Great

When we first insert these ultra-fine, sterile needles at special energy points on your body, most people report a small prick, like a mosquito bite. Acupuncture is generally regarded as very gentle and almost pain free.

How does it Work?

No one knows for sure. We just know it does. Perhaps the best way to think about acupuncture is to imagine rivers of energy throughout your body, organized by meridians. These meridians can experience a “log jam” and energy flow is restricted. The needles help loosen the logjam and allow energy to circulate properly.

Your initial acupuncture visit will include an assessment and treatment.

Most people experience a variety of post-session feelings, which range from energized emotion to a deep sense of relaxation and well-being.

If you are looking for an acupuncturist, Yuchee is your guy. He is attentive, knowledgeable and professional. He will help you with your back or neck problem, plus improve your chi. You will feel more relaxed and energetic. Sonny N.

About Fifth Avenue Place Chiropractic & Wellness

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Acupuncture Calgary | (403) 261-1801