acu2 What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine and an essential component of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). The healing power of Acupuncture is used to treat disorders, elevate mood, improve circulation, energy flow and pain relief.

Is Acupuncture safe?

 Acupuncture is generally safe when is perform by a trained Acupuncturist. Acupuncture is the application of stainless steel needles through the skin in designated points to promote natural healing.

Who can benefit from Acupuncture?

In an official report, Acupuncture: Review and Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Trials, the World Health Organization (WHO) has listed the following symptoms, diseases and conditions that have been shown through controlled trials to be treated effectively by acupuncture:

  • low back pain
  • neck pain
  • knee pain
  • arthritis
  • sciatica
  • headache
  • migraines
  • sprain
  • facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders)
  • tennis elbow
  • allergic rhinitis, including hay fever
  • postoperative pain
  • stroke
  • essential hypertension
  • primary hypotension
  • acute and chronic gastritis
  • depression

How much does Acupuncture cost?

At the Laser Essential & Skin Care clinic in Toronto.

Initial Assessment and treatment for 90 minutes is $130

Single treatment 45 to 60 minutes is $95