facilitate the smooth flow of energy throughout the body
Acupuncture is great for pain, stress management, improving digestion, regulating menstrual cycles, increasing chances of conceiving especially when combined with reproductive technologies, stress etc. Acupuncture involves the insertion of very thin needles through your skin at strategic points on your energy channels and meridians. This removes blockages to facilitate the smooth flow of energy throughout the body.
What you can expect:
Before deciding on point selection your practitioner will ask you:
- About your symptoms, behaviours and main concerns.
- About any areas you don’t want needled
- Questions and/or concerns you have before beginning treatment
Your care provider may examine:
- Any areas that are stiff or painful where relevant.
- Your tongue
- The colour of your face
- The strength, rhythm and quality of the pulse in your wrist
This initial evaluation and treatment may take up to 60 minutes. Subsequent appointments usually take about 30-45 minutes.
A common treatment plan for a single complaint would typically involve one or two treatments a week. The number of treatments will depend on the condition being treated and its severity. In general, it’s common to receive six to eight treatments.
KūRated has a talented team of professionals, licensed in Ontario, that are here to help and have advanced training in a variety of techniques.