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  • Free and Easy Wanderer
    Free and Easy Wanderer
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    Chinese herbs have helped calm the mind, body and spirit for thousands of years with formulas that focus on balancing one’s mood and emotional state. Xiao Yao San which translates to Free and Easy Wanderer, is one such classical formula. It is a 8 herb combination and is the most prescribed herbal formula in our…

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  • Winter: The Water Element
    Winter: The Water Element
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    Winter brings on the energy of the water element. Water rises to its fullness in the frost of winter as plants submerge their energy into their roots, animals coats and hides thicken, and ponds and lakes harden. Movement slows as matter and energy accumulate. This is a time of apparent stillness and idleness, yet beneath…

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  • Cough
    Cough
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    Being that we are in the middle of cold and flu season we are seeing more lingering coughs coming into the office. To treat a cough effectively, Traditional Chinese Medicine looks at its root cause and symptoms to develop a treatment plan. Not all coughs are alike, and their symptoms tend to vary. But regardless…

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  • Back to School! = Cold and Flu Season!
    Back to School! = Cold and Flu Season!
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    Kids have left summer holidays behind and are well into meeting new peers and teachers. This transition can be overwhelming mentally, emotionally and physically. Big changes, new rules, adjustments to environment, interacting/sharing germs and the need of more sleep are all things affecting our little ones. Keep yourself and your children healthy providing structured bedtimes…

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  • Kids love Acupuncture too!!
    Kids love Acupuncture too!!
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    I often get asked: “Can children receive acupuncture?,”  the answer is: “Of course!!” I have been treating my own children as well as others since my eldest was just a baby which is just over 9 years. We can treat a variety of issues that arise as a child grows and develops, such as digestive…

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  • Estrogen Dominance and it’s Effects on Women’s Health
    Estrogen Dominance and it’s Effects on Women’s Health
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    In our fertility and women’s health practice we often see women in their 30’s and 40’s start to exhibit signs of estrogen dominance. This is essentially where there is too much estrogen in relation to other hormones and it can effect both body and brain function. It is partly caused by the natural aging process,…

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  • Endometriosis
    Endometriosis
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    1 in 10 women have endometriosis, it is one of the most common reasons for severe period pain. Unfortunately we see it a lot in our clinic and left untreated it can lead to issues with fertility. So what is endometriosis and what can we do about it? What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is an estrogen…

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  • New position at our clinic for a Doctor of Chinese Medicine / Acupuncturist
    New position at our clinic for a Doctor of Chinese Medicine / Acupuncturist
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    Position Outline We are looking for a professional and caring Doctor of Chinese Medicine to join our team. This position is a unique opportunity to grow as a practitioner in a successful, supportive and dynamic environment. Our clinic is a general practice with a special interest in women’s health and fertility. The right candidate will…

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  • How can Acupuncture help during pregnancy?
    How can Acupuncture help during pregnancy?
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    Many of our patients seek out our treatments for fertility, once that magic has happened many wonder if they should continue with acupuncture. Acupuncture is wonderful during pregnancy and it can help address many issues depending on the stage you are at. Throughout pregnancy acupuncture is helpful at reducing anxiety, maintaining circulation to prevent swelling…

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  • Acupuncture for Mental Health: Helping you get unstuck!
    Acupuncture for Mental Health: Helping you get unstuck!
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    The concept of the mind body connection has always been an integral part of Chinese Medicine thought. In all classical literature on Chinese medicine, mental activity has always been considered to be inseparable from bodily functions. The Chinese term used for depression “yuzheng” refers to stagnation of qi on both a physical and mental plane….

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