Enjoy Relief & Feel Better
Find balance and relief through this ancient practice.
Where Acupuncture Helps
Located in SW Calgary On the Corner of Southland & Elbow Dr
Experienced Acupuncture Services
Focusing on the Body’s Natural Energy
The roots of traditional Chinese medicine are in the knowledge of qi. Qi – or life energy – flows throughout our body entering our tissues. There are 14 channels, or meridians, that disperse this energy throughout the body. When they are blocked, there is an imbalance of qi – which is said to illicit illness, and injury.
Thought to trace back to as early as 100 BC, this treatment stimulates nerves throughout the body. This is through the application of needles to specific points. These needles restore the body’s natural balance and have been proven to relieve chronic pain. In 2012, studies involving around 18,000 patients found it to be a suitable alternative treatment to traditional medicine for many types of injuries.
How Does Acupuncture Help?
We Start by Identifying the Problem Area
You should always seek out a licensed professional for any acupuncture treatment. Due to the nature of acupuncture, both expertise and the appropriate environment/equipment are required.
Our acupuncturist will conduct an initial physical evaluation, including potentially examining your tongue. While it may not make sense at first, this is a very old component of this practice. When Chinese doctors began practising acupuncture, they diagnosed based on observation. The tongue tells a story about what is happening throughout the rest of the body. This is based on shape, colour and texture.
Once the acupuncturist has an understanding of your condition, the needles are carefully placed in and around the area. If you’re seeking treatment for arthritis, the needles will be placed in specific acupoints around the joint. These are very specific as they stimulate the nerves that run through it. This increases the circulation of nutrients through the affected soft tissue, aiding the healing process. Treatments usually last up to 30 minutes, leaving you relaxed, and you pain relieved.
How Can We Help You?
Through targeted needling we can reduce inflammation, ease pain, and help the body heal.
A massage not only feels good, but encourages bloodflow throughout the area promoting both healing and rehabilitation.
Motor Vehicle Injuries
An auto accident introduces tremendous stress on the body. If you're hurting, we can help.
Utilizing multiple treatment modalities we get to the root of your pain. Millions of Canadians rely on effective physio to help them move and feel better.
Improving mobility, increasing range of motion, and reducing pain are the prime objectives of post-surgery physiotherapy.
Whether your injury is major or minor, getting hurt on the field is frustrating. We can help get you back in the game.
Find Our Location
Our physiotherapy clinic is located in SW Calgary, on the corner of Elbow Dr and Southland Dr. There is plenty of parking on-site.
10233 Elbow Dr SW #310
Calgary, AB T2W 1E8
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"They are very friendly staff and know what they are doing. They want to make sure you are helped."