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Massage • Manual Osteopathy • Acupuncture


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Call us at 780-569-3838 to find out how


Massage • Manual Osteopathy • Acupuncture




Acupuncture St Albert | Numerous Benefits To Be Had

Even though acupuncture St Albert treatments have been around for years. It is still growing in popularity with many people. Up until recently, it was not covered by medical benefits the way it is now.

Acupuncture St Albert

And only about fifteen years ago. The World Health Organization came out. By saying there are over two hundred health conditions. That can effectively be treated by acupuncture.

As well, the College of acupuncture in Alberta. Is the provincial regulatory body. That registers, and monitors practitioners of this form of Chinese medicine. To ensure that there is responsibility taken by the people who practice this medicine.

People who call themselves in acupuncture practitioner. Must go through a lot of schooling. In order to be able to call themselves a Dr. of acupuncture medicine. And many, have gone through the medical system.

And have many associated degrees. This is true of the acupuncturist at healing point massage therapy. Desiree always thought she was going to be a doctor, or a veterinarian. However, her schooling took a turn.

When she fell in love with a different type of biology. She has several different degrees, all relating to medicine and biology. But fell completely in love with acupuncture. When she took a class, that was necessary to complete her biology degree.

Therefore, rather than become a doctor she decided. To become a Dr. of acupuncture medicine. And has not looked back ever since. She loves being able to talk to patients every day. And help them overcome their significant symptoms.

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While some of the most common uses of acupuncture St Albert treatments. Include minimizing or resolving pain. All naturally, and without medication. However, there are so many other symptoms. That acupuncture can treat effectively.

How acupuncture works, is by placing needles. Very shallowly in the body. At strategic points, that relate back to. Pressure points that are common for healing those parts of the body. While pressure points are how acupuncture works.

If people are coming in to healing point massage therapy. In order to minimize their pain. The acupuncture needles are placed. Where there is pain. In order to trick the body into thinking that there is a new injury.

The body will flood the area with blood flow, and more specifically. Healing red blood cells. When the nutrients get that part of the body and discover. That there is not an injury to heal. They will then go to work on the injury that is causing the pain.

People who come in to resolve pain. Might have pain in their joints, muscles or tissue. In acupuncture works by alerting the body. That there is a problem, so that it can heal itself.

Immediately following acupuncture St Albert treatment. People might expect to feel tired. Because their body has been kicked started into healing mode. Therefore, should be very gentle with themselves.

And not have any strenuous activities planned. So that they can continue healing. And feel better, until their next acupuncture St Albert treatment at Healing Point Massage Therapy.

Acupuncture St Albert | So Many Benefits To Be Had

There are many reasons why people try acupuncture St Albert treatments. A lot of the time, it is an alternative. To a treatment that is no longer working. For many people, they are tired of taking a lot of medication.

And they believe there is a better way. While they might try massage therapy, physiotherapy. They might try chiropractic treatments and many other modalities. They will come to acupuncture, saying that they have exhausted all other resources.

This might seem like a huge and difficult task. For any acupuncture practitioner. Who will have the difficult job. Of healing a body that has resisted healing thus far. However, it is a challenge that many like to take on.

Acupuncture is a way of helping the body. And how to heal itself, whether it is pain. Or other symptoms that people are experiencing. There are over two hundred different health conditions. That acupuncture has been known to be effective at treating.

Therefore, if people think that the acupuncturist. Has not heard of treating their particular issue. There likely not going to have that to be true. The first thing that the acupuncturist will do.

In people come in for their first acupuncture St Albert treatment. It is take a very thorough health history of the patient. This includes finding out. All symptoms, and medical conditions. That they are currently suffering from. As well as what they have been suffering from in the past. Including all former injuries.

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They are also likely going to need to give a complete family history. As well as find out what goals each patient has for their treatment. As well, the acupuncturist is likely going to take a look.

At the patient’s tongue, as the tongue is a powerful indicator of health. If there is a coating on it, if it is different colours. Or has texture to it. That can tell the acupuncturist a lot about each individuals current health.

Finally, they will also take a radial pulse from the patient’s wrists. And usually, with three fingers. The pulse will also play a part in telling the practitioner. What is going on in the patient’s body. And can help the acupuncturist.

Understand if progress has been made, or not. Finally, after that lengthy process has been completed. The acupuncture St Albert treatment will start. If people have not had acupuncture before, they will start very gently.

Usually placing anywhere between 2 to 3 needles. In order to help the patient understand how it is going to feel. As well as understand how the patient responds to the treatment as well.

The acupuncturist may leave the needles for five or ten minutes. And then come back and activate them again. Which means gently touching the needles. So that the body remembers that they are there, and that healing should be taking place.

After another five or ten minutes. The acupuncturist will remove the needles. In either that the patient go. Or do any other associated modalities, such as myofascial cupping. In order to complete their acupuncture St Albert treatment.