Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Serving the local community of Bowmanville, ON
and surrounding areas: Courtice, Newcastle, Orono, Oshawa, etc.

We offer comprehensive, individualized treatment for a wide range of health issues, including pain, headaches, mental wellness, fertility, obesity, facial rejuvenation, prevention and more…

In Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) there is a concept called Bow and Ben. Bow are your symptoms – which is usually what drives someone to seek us out. Ben is the root cause – an accurate but overused term – which identifies how you ended up in the cycle of sub-health. We treat both the Bow and the Ben to give immediate relief of symptoms, and to reverse the root cause.

It seems that most people seek acupuncture to relieve pain. For good reason, as acupuncture is world-renowned for pain relief. For chronic conditions, start with the 10-week pain program. Includes not only acupuncture, but also stretches to re-balance your frame, information on the connection between inflammation and foods, herbal remedies if needed, and more.

Did you know that most headaches can be eliminated or greatly reduced in a single session?

And of course, mental wellness is just as important as physical health. Stress, anxiety, depression or PTSD, are all easily relieved. Acupuncture has an immediate effect on the nervous system and restores a calm state of mind.

Acupuncture:  An effective, safe, drug-free method to improve your well-being. Call or text 905-431-8217 to see if acupuncture and TCM is appropriate for your condition.

Walnuts and Your Brain

Many people like to add walnuts to food to add some zest and a little crunchy kick, but walnuts are much more than a flavor additive, as they are chock full of healthy properties and have been used in Asia as an overall health tonic and brain booster for years. Let’s take a nutty look at walnuts.    

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The Shen Mind Connection

Traditional Chinese Medicine looks at things differently and while it may be a little confusing, there is usually some common ground that can be found upon examination and explanation. One such area is the idea of the mind. The mind in Traditional Chinese Medicine is commonly referred to as the shen.

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Physical Aspects Related to The Lungs

In the world of Traditional Chinese medicine, the lung is probably the organ whose TCM functions overlap the most with its Western functions. Respiration, the immune system and the skin are all systems heavily influenced by the lung, both in acupuncture and in Western medicine.

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