Whether you are looking for pain relief, increased range of movement, post-workout relief, inflammation management, or headaches/migraines therapy - Acupuncture & Dry needling may be just right for you!
According to Acupuncture Canada " Acupuncture is an ancient, safe and effective alternative to medication and, in some cases, surgery. Acupuncture stimulates the release of endorphins – the body’s natural pain-relieving neurohormones – through the insertion of needles into specific anatomical points (acupuncture points) to encourage natural healing. Therapeutic effects include:
- Acupuncture Canada, Source
Dry needling is also an invasive procedure aiming to reduce pain, improving range of motion & strength, as well as improving general function. Dry needling is known to improve muscle activation, therefor, helping with muscle recovery and injury prevention. During a dry needling session, specific muscular trigger points are targeted and consent will be obtained each and every time to ensure our patients' comfort and tolerance.
Interested in learning more about the current evidence on needling & acupuncture, follow this link: Acupuncture Research - Acupuncture Canada - Acupuncture Canada
Did you know that Acupuncture & Dry needling are controlled and restricted acts in Physiotherapy? Extended training and rostering are needed for physiotherapists to perform acupuncture and dry needling.
There are no additional costs for these services - it can be a part of your pelvix or orthopedic physiotherapy appointment.
For every new patient, an initial assessment visit is necessary to access these services. Find out more below.
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