Acupuncture is the stimulation of specific points on the body by a variety of techniques, including the insertion of thin metal needles through the skin. It is intended to remove blockages in the flow of qi and restore and maintain health. aims to restore and maintain health through the stimulation of specific points on the body.
Our acupuncturists are able to aid in the assessment and treatment for conditions of:
- Low Back Pain/Sciatica
- Headaches & Neck pain
- Sports Injuries
- Infertility/women’s health
- Stress management
- Digestive disorders
- Numbness and Tingling related conditions
- Wrist and Elbow Conditions, including ‘Tennis’ Elbow and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Chronic Pain, complex injuries
Services Provided by Our Acupuncturists:
- Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Acupuncture
- Neurofunctional Medical Acupuncture
- Moxibustion, cupping
Acupuncture is not covered by provincial health plans though may be partially or fully covered by extended health insurance plans.
***Please note, that our acupuncturists are registered with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO) and can bill for services under Acupuncture. Integra Health Centre is the only downtown clinic to offer practitioners that are also dually registered as acupuncturists**
A referral to see one of our Acupuncturists is not required, and same day appointments are available. If your insurance provider requires a referral, one of our physicians at Integra Health Centre can help provide this. Please ensure you inform our receptionists if this is needed before your visit.