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What is acupuncture?

Acupuncture treatment involves the insertion of fine, sterile needles into specific points along the body. Acupuncture is a component of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and can be traced back at least 2,500 years. The general theory of acupuncture is that there are patterns of energy flow (Qi) through the body that are essential for health. Disruptions of this flow are believed to be responsible for disease. Theory is that acupuncture may correct imbalances of flow at identifiable points close to the skin. The practitioner may also stimulate the acupuncture points using other methods, including moxibustion, cupping, laser therapy, electro-stimulation and massage, in order to re-establish the flow of qi.

What conditions can it benefit?

Acupuncture can theoretically work on any condition as a symptom of imbalance of the body. The World Health Organization recognizes the following disorders as having been successfully treated by acupuncture: hypertension, headaches, migrains, arthritis, neuralgia, Fibromyalgia, "Frozen shoulder", "tennis elbow", Localized traumatic injuries, sprains, strains, tendonitis, contractures, Low back pain, sciatica, swelling, stiffness, weakness, Work and sports related injuries, respiratory disorders, constipation, diarrhea, irritable bowel, colitis, gynecological disorders such as irregular menstruation, infertility, PMS, psychological disorders such as anxiety, depression, insomnia, OCD, PTSD, and addictions.


Dry and Wet Cupping (Hijama)


What is cupping?

Cupping therapy is a modality of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in which cups (commonly made of glass or plastic) are placed on the skin to create suction. Cupping is not exclusive to Traditional Chinese Medicine. Variations of this treatment were used by ancient Egyptians, North American Indians, early Greeks, and in other Asian and European countries. There are various types of cupping therapy, including: dry cupping (suction only) and wet cupping (combination of suction and controlled medicinal bleeding). Hijama is an Islamic style of wet cupping. The act of perfoming Hijama is a Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and it is extensivly reported in a wide collection of authentic ahadith. Anas ibn Maalik y reported that the Prophet Mohammad r said, "Indeed the best of remedies you have is cupping (hijama)…" [Saheeh al-Bukhaaree (5371)].

What conditions can cupping benefit?

Cupping is one of the best deep-tissue therapies available. It is thought to affect tissues up to four inches deep from the external skin. Toxins can be released, blockages can be cleared, and veins and arteries can be refreshed within these four inches of affected materials. It often works wonders for patients with the flu, colds, coughs, back and muscle pain, poor circulation, anxiety, red itchy skin conditions (though cups are not applied to inflamed areas), allergies, fevers, aches and myriad other pains.


Massage Therapy

massage therapy
massage therapy

What is Massage Therapy?

Massage Therapy is the manual manipulation of soft tissues ( i.e.. muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissue known as fascia) to promote and enhance health and wellbeing. There are many modalities of massage; Swedish Relaxation, orthopedic massage, Neuromuscular therapy, Myofascial release, Sports/athletic massage, Post surgical/injury, Prenatal, trigger point release, just to mention a few.

What conditions can massage therapy benefit?

  • Reduction and relief from pain
  • Reducing stress and anxiety while promoting relaxation, improves sleep quality
  • Conditions such as, headaches, fibromyalgia, TMJ
  • Release of muscle tightness to improve flexibility and range of motion
  • Acute trauma from motor vehicle accidents and falls


Nutritional Consultation

nutritional consultation
nutritional consultation

What is nutritional consultation?

Nutritional counseling is a practice in which a health professional trained in the intricacies of nutritional biochemistry, works with an individual to assess his or her current dietary food intake, habits, and health needs, and identify areas where change is needed.  Through the help of several diagnostics they will help determine various dietary and nutritional therapies that may include a personal customize plan that begin with small, manageable goals, meal plan/s, information on alternative dietary and health products, and regular follow-up sessions to re-assess and support the client through dietary changes and/or nutritional supplementation regimens.

What conditions can nutritional consultation benefit?

Acid Reflux - ADD, ADHD - Cancer - Candida - Cardiovascular - Celiac - Detoxification - Diabetes - Digestive Ailments (Gut Dysbiosis, IBS) - Emotional and Psychological Health & Balance - Food Allergies/Intolerances - Immune Function - Fibromyalgia - Nutritional Deficiencies - Pre-pregnancy, Term and Post-pregnancy & Neonatal - Fibromyalgia - Low Energy - Sugar Addiction




What is homeopathy?

Homeopathy is a holistic system of treatment based on the idea that the body has the ability to heal itself. It was founded more than 200years ago in Germany by Samuel Hahnemann. The system is based on his doctrine of similia similibus curentur, a substance that produce sickness in healthy people will have curative effect when given in very dilute quantities to sick people.

Homeopathic physicians seek to treat their patients on physical, mental and emotional levels and each treatment is tailored to a patient's individual needs. Homeopathic remedies come from natural sources and are devoid of all chemical toxicity. Homeopathy is the ideal medicine for all age groups even the most sensitive like new born baby. It is recognized by WHO as the second largest therapeutic system in the world.

What conditions can homeopathy benefit?

Homeopathy is not limited by the name of disease or medical condition. Even states of dis-ease that have not been given a name can be addressed with appropriate homeopathic care. Homeopathy has been shown to benefit *hair loss, *skin conditions such as acne, dermatitis ,eczema , psoriasis, vitiligo, warts, corns ,urticarial rash, and herpetic eruptions, *seasonal allergies and conjunctivitis, *respiratory diseases like asthma, sinusitis, tonsillitis, and laryngitis bronchitis, *oral thrush, teething troubles of babies, *gastric ailments like acidity, dyspepsia ,diarrhea, and constipation, *sluggish liver and kidney problems like renal stones, *circulatory problems like high blood pressure and palpitations, *anal fissures and piles, *intestinal diseases like ulcerative colitis, *gynecological diseases like ovarian cysts, uterine fibroids, menstrual irregularity and leucorrhoea, *bone and joint problems like arthritis ,gout, cervical and lumbar spondylosis, sciatica, bell palsy and hemiplegia, *sexual problems like loss of libido, *psychological problems like anxiety, and depression.




What is physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a health care profession which assists people to restore, maintain and maximize their movement, strength, function, and overall well-being. The terms "physiotherapy" and "physical therapy" mean the same thing and are used interchangeably, as are the terms “physiotherapist” and “physical therapist”. P hysiotherapists get you moving and keep you moving. Physiotherapists are highly-educated experts in physical function, movement and mobility. They have advanced knowledge of how the human body moves and what stops it moving. Physiotherapists use specialized hands-on treatment to restore, maintain and maximize optimal function and quality of life. Physiotherapists:

  • Assess, diagnose and treat physical symptoms and limited movement caused by injury, aging, disability, or health condition.
  • Help patients understand what’s causing their condition.
  • Work with patients to restore, maintain and maximize movement, flexibility and physical independence.
  • Develop customized treatment plans that help patients take back control.
  • Teach patients how to restore, maintain and/or maximize movement, reduce pain, and manage any chronic symptoms.
  • Teach patients how to stay well, avoid future injury and achieve the best quality of life they can.

What conditions can Physiotherapy benefit?

Physiotherapists excel in the treatment of a number of conditions, injuries and illnesses including (but not limited to) back pain/injury, pregnancy-related muscle/joint issues, chronic pain management, frozen sholder/ injuries, sprains/ strains, rotator cuff repair, sport injuries, work related injuries, whiplash and Motor Vehicle Addicents (MVA), urinary incontinence and vertigo to name a few. They also help patients manage symptoms of chronic conditions like arthritis and chronic pain. Physiotherapists requires that the patient is involved and engaged in the recovery process, as success is often dependent on the patient’s commitment to the process.