Acupuncture

ACUPUNCTURE

"Better to light a candle then curse the darkness" ~ Chinese proverb 

Acupuncture originates from ancient China and has been practiced throughout the world for over 2500 years.  It is a safe treatment that involves the insertion of very fine sterile needles into specific points throughout the body.  In Chinese medicine we say that these needles help to 'activate' or 'move Qi' throughout the body.  In western medicine we believe theses points help to stimulate blood circulation, lymphatic circulation, and release triggers points.  

At PNC acupuncture treatments are administered by our board certified naturopaths and our licensed acupuncturist.  Acupuncture treatments are covered by most extended health plans.  

 
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What can Acupuncture be used to Treat?

At PNC we use acupuncture as an effective treatment option for a wide variety on conditions.  Conditions treated with Acupuncture include:   

Musculoskeletal conditions (back pain, TMJ, knee pain, arthritic pain)

Sinus Congestion (chronic and acute)

Mental Emotional Concerns (Anxiety, Stress, SAD, Depression)

Insomnia (poor sleep quality, sleep onset difficulties) 

Hormone Balance (menopause symptoms, menstrual irregularities, PCOS)

Fertility Treatments (male and female fertility concerns)

Labour induction

Autoimmune conditions (Lupus, Alopecia, Eczema, Psoriasis)

Smoking cessation 

 
Acupuncture Treatment

COSMETIC ACUPUNCTURE

Cosmetic Acupuncture,  is a safe, non-surgical and non-toxic alternative anti-aging therapy that works on both men and women.

 According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, any internal imbalances will create disharmony among organs, which are often found reflected on the face. Cosmetic Acupuncture works by restoring those imbalances, such as qi, blood and hormones, while reviving and rejuvenating the skin to achieve a healthy, youthful appearance.  


Benefits of Cosmetic Acupuncture:

  • Increase collagen production

  • Increase muscle toning and skin elasticity

  • Reduce fine lines and wrinkles

  • Reduce skin discolouration

  • Reduce facial puffiness

  • Reduce under eye bags

  • Achieve even-toned skin

  • Clearer skin

  • Youthful GLOW

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