Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is a complete medical system that has tools for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.
Based on the philosophy of balancing Qi (chi) between the Yin and Yang natures of a person, TCM can be used to treat a wide variety of physical, mental and emotional concerns.
Acupuncture is the use of sterile needles to manipulate the Qi or to create a local response in the tissue. Active Health Institute has three different providers who practice acupuncture; Physiotherapist, Naturopath and Chiropractor, who are trainined in either “medical acupuncture”, “traditional chinese medicine” and/or both.
Acupuncture treatments are used in a wide variety of conditions from sports injuries to female hormone issues & fertility to pain management. It is very effective in treating musculoskeletal concerns such as low back pain, sprains & strains and to speed the recovery from injury.