Acupuncture & Dry Needling

Traditional acupuncture has been used as a health care modality for well over 5000 years. At Whyte Avenue Chiropractic & Wellness, we offer this ancient treatment with compounding benefits.

Holistic Healing

Acupuncture is the natural healing art of inserting ultra fine needles into the body at specific points. Western medical acupuncture is an adaptation from the Ancient Chinese modality. It uses our knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and pathology to stimulate the nervous system in order to treat pain and promote healing.

We provide a full acupuncture treatment plan as a primary care option or a complementary treatment alongside other treatments. It has proven to be a safe and effective care option for alleviating pain and managing and treating several health conditions.

Regular treatments are beneficial in order to achieve all these and more holistic benefits. It requires a readiness to commit to the treatment plan. Rest assured that our experts will do their part at every session.

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Why Acupuncture & Dry Needling Therapy?

  • Pain Relief: Acupuncture is widely recognized for its effectiveness in treating various types of pain, including chronic back pain, headaches, and arthritis, by stimulating specific points on the body.
  • Stress and Anxiety Reduction: Acupuncture can help balance the body’s energy flow, potentially leading to a decrease in stress, anxiety, and improvement in overall mood.
  • Enhanced Physical Function: Beyond pain relief, acupuncture can improve general health by enhancing circulation, boosting the immune system, and increasing energy levels.
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What To Expect During Acupuncture Treatment

Your first appointment will consist of an in-depth discussion with your attending acupuncturist about your general medical history, a review of the symptoms you are experiencing, your lifestyle habits, and your goals. This information will help in formulating an individualized treatment plan.

Your first session will be a 60-minute visit. Subsequent visits range from 30 minutes to 1 hour depending on services received. Acupuncture visits can include a combination of services depending on your desired treatment and/or outcome. In addition to your acupuncture treatment, fire cupping, gua sha, moxibustion, electro-stimulation, and Tuina massage are available to you within your allotted treatment time.

Rest assured, your acupuncturist can advise you on which modalities will work best to assist you in reaching your wellness goals.