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Low Back Pain and Acupuncture

Acupuncture is so good for low back pain Back pain is a universal condition. I’m not sure if I have ever met anyone who hasn’t had back pain. In fact, as I sit here writing this post, I too am just recovering from a good low…

Acupuncture Induction

Acupuncture induction visits are commonly used as a beautiful way to promote labor by supporting a woman’s body on all levels. I love seeing women in the clinic who are nearing the end of pregnancy. It is such an exciting time filled with anticipation, eagerness, and a bit…

I’m rocking this keto thing

Here in Alberta, Canada, the snow has finally melted and the sun is shining longer and longer. Birds are breaking the silence of the cold winter days and the promise of spring is looming just around the corner. This year, the renewing energy of spring has hit me in a…

5 Reasons to See Your Acupuncturist

Chronic pain & acute injury Many times this is the reason that first brought you to seek out acupuncture. Pain, whether it stems from a chronic condition or an acute injury, can lead you to seek out acupuncture for its powerful benefits. Acupuncture is renown to effectively reduce discomfort and…

A holistic approach to prepare you for labour and delivery

Whether you’re pregnant with your first or fifth child, the later stages of pregnancy can be a very challenging time. Having worked closely as an acupuncturist with an extraordinary group of midwives, and having 2 of my own children, I can tell you first hand that the last…

No sugar, No Wheat, No Dairy

So you’ve just come back from a visit to your very talented acupuncturist and she has given you some unsettling news that your diet may need a serious overhaul. During this visit, she looked at your tongue, took your pulse, maybe checked out your ears and the palms…

Cut the carbs, Bring on the fat and Say good-bye to brain fog

I can definitely see, without a doubt, why many have turned to nutritional ketosis to improve symptoms of an array of brain conditions such as alzeimers, parkinsons, epilepsy, autism, anxiety, depression and cancer. The clarity and sharpness that is experienced when the brain fuels primarily on ketones is completely astonishing…