January 28, 2020

Shower right after cupping? No

September 11, 2018

"Wherever there is stagnation, there is pain", this is a well-known Chinese saying. Have you heard of the term "Liver Qi stagnation" or "blood stasis" when you go to see you acupuncturist? Basically there are two kinds of stagnation , one...

July 4, 2018

Acupuncture is great for pain that involves nerves. Acupuncture and massage both are great choices for achy muscular pain. And they both are great to help with stress. Acupuncture has been used effectively for centuries to treat a variety of internal medical issues ran...

June 21, 2018

Acupuncturists' skill and style, same as chefs' vary from one to another. Acupuncture is worth trying. In the end, you choose whichever helps you most and makes you happy.

June 12, 2018

we have a lot of cultural activities in Toronto, such as Caribbean Carnival, Asian Heritage Month... and of course we have a lot of acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine clinics in Toronto too. I wonder if Toronto has the largest Traditional Chinese Medicine com...

May 31, 2018

Other than the above severe cases and you are up to more natural ways to recover instead of taking antidiarrheal or antibiotic drugs, you can see a good acupuncturist to help regulate the digestion.

March 29, 2018

Use warm or hot towel to cover the mouth and nose area. Then use two index fingers to press on the acupuncture point Yingxiang on top of the towel. You will feel your nasal cavity a good open-up and it feels great!

January 10, 2018

The accumulated toxins are consuming kidney energy causing fatigue, weakness, heaviness and lassitude. Chinese people eat white gourd to help stimulate the kidney to produce more urine and expel the toxins.

October 31, 2017

When over-thinking, Qi can easily become knotted leading to either cyst or malignant tumor. Goiter, hepatic cyst, intestinal polyp, uterine fibroid, adipose...these are all products from knotted Qi at different locations. They have different names according to their lo...

September 5, 2017

Acupuncturists care more about the patient's major symptoms and his body constitution. Acupuncturists follow TCM diagnosing ways (look, listen, question and feel the pulse) to differentiate syndromes, and decide treatment plan accordingly.

August 21, 2017

As to how long after a treatment one can shower, this has something to do with individual situations. Generally speaking, if only filiform acupuncture needles are used in treatment, it's ok to shower after 2 hours. To those who have allergic constitution and are su...

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