Acupuncture is a main component of the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Working as a guide taking the body to the right direction, it stimulates the nervous system and the brain to restore the balance in the body and to promote our innate healing abilities.
Acupuncturists are regulated primary healthcare professionals registered with the
College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturist of Ontario (CTCMPAO).
Acupuncture is the practice of insertion of hair-thin, stainless steel needles into a group of specific points. The needles may be stimulated by the practitioner or by electrical stimulation.
Acupuncture is part of the ancient practice of Traditional Chinese medicine. Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners believe the human body has more than 400 acupuncture points connected by pathways or meridians. These pathways create an energy flow (Qi, pronounced "chee") through the body that is responsible for overall health. Disruption of the energy flow can cause disease. By applying acupuncture to certain points, it is thought to improve
"the flow of Qi, "thereby improving health
Rejuvenate your body naturally! Where ancient knowledge meets modern medicine.
ACUPUNCTURE CAN TREAT, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS
Pain of the Head & Face & Temporo-mandibular Joint Pain
Restricted Movement of Joints
Upper & Mid Back Pain & Stiffness
& Leg Pain
Knee Pain & Instability
Nausea & Vomiting/ Morning Sickness
Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis, Acute Tonsilitis
Primary or Essential Hypertension & Angina Pectoris
Biliary and Renal Colic
Paediatric Disorders: Convulsions,
Non-organic Male Sexual Disfunction, UTI
Depression, Substance Dependance
Primary Dysmenorrhea (Cramps) & Premenstral Symptoms
GET TO KNOW OUR ACUPUNCTURISTS
Nancy graduated in 2017 from Western University with a Masters of Physical Therapy, and in 2014 from University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Honors in Life Sciences, double majoring in biological and nutritional sciences.
Nancy is highly skilled in assessment and treatment; she uses a multi-modal approach for optimal outcomes that includes manual Therapy, soft tissue release, muscle energy techniques, and therapeutic exercise. She is highly passionate about getting individuals back to what they love doing most, through facilitation of the necessary skills for life-long health and well-being. As an advocate of health promotion and disease prevention, she uses her creativity and keen eye for body movement patterns to create holistic treatment plans with her patients. Given her scientific background, she is interested in the theoretical knowledge of the functioning of the human body. In particular, Nancy is interested in neck and back pains, shoulder and hand conditions/disorders.
In her free time, you will find Nancy trying new outdoor activities, minimizing her space, and learning how to care for her plants.
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Under the umbrella of the Traditional Chinese Medicine, there are numerous modalities including Acupuncture, Cupping, Gua Sha etc. However, acupuncture is the most important component of TCM, while other modalities play a supporting role in achieving and maintaining treatment results.