Registered aromatherapist Julia has followed her passions and immersed herself in the study of aromatherapy, graduating from the West Coast Institute of Aromatherapy and taking courses from experts around the world. Her therapeutic aromatherapy soothes stressed-out musculature while her thorough knowledge of essential oils allows her to bring balance to bodies with holistic aromatherapy blends. In addition to massage, Julia can also use her oil expertise to help unblock energy-channelling chakras or clear negative energy from houses or offices.
When the owners of Integrative Healing Arts chose a logo for their natural health center, they opted for the Tibetan symbol of the endless knot. The knot traditionally represents the interconnectedness of the universe, making it uniquely suited to a clinic that seeks to understand the interconnected elements of each patient’s health.
By integrating different healing styles, from chiropractic and massage to traditional Chinese medicine and homeopathy, the three naturopathic physicians that helm the clinic strive to combat ailments without oversimplifying them. Many treatments are designed to ease medical issues without the side effects associated with traditional procedures, including prolotherapy treatments that help alleviate chronic pain with sugar water injections and thermography scans that check for disease without harmful radiation or ticklish cootie shots. At their spa, technicians can buff away dead skin and fine lines with microdermabrasion and firm features with non-surgical facelifts powered by the Rejuveness system. Visitors can also shop for their own holistic remedies in the natural dispensary, which stocks a range of Chinese herbs, homeopathic solutions, and natural hormones.
Sunny, Langara Acupuncture Clinic’s registered practitioner, has treated patients in British Columbia for over a decade, but her history with the hair-thin needles goes back much further. Prior to moving to Canada, she practiced acupuncture in China, building up more than 10 years experience and training with a number of accomplished acupuncturists. One such figure, Mr. Puren He, helped to develop the use of hot needle acupuncture in the present day–a technique he passed on to his pupil.
At Qi Integrated Health, patients can acquire top-notch acupuncture services without swimming in a tank of prickly blowfish. Thanks to a talented and experienced staff of steady-handed pin wielders who moonlight as professional dart players, patients can tap into their bodies' natural healing pathways to obtain a state of balance and wellbeing. Each acupuncture treatment lasts up to one hour and fifteen minutes, depending on the patient's condition. The compassionate and caring registered acupuncturists at Qi will assess your health issues to determine a course of action before inserting super-fine surgical-grade needles at strategic points on the body to stimulate energy flow. The holistic process can abolish stress while treating a wide range of conditions without drugs, including asthma, eating disorders, chronic fatigue, headaches, stomach pain, and burrito toe.
With a team that includes a traditional Chinese-medicine doctor, registered acupuncturist, and Chinese-massage therapist, Dr. TCM Integrated Health Centre treats conditions ranging from arthritis to insomnia with an array of holistic services. Chi-restoring treatments include traditional acupuncture and cupping, as well as moxibustion, a treatment that involves the burning of herbs over the body's meridians in order to promote better circulation, relieve pain, and force basil to think twice before putting down roots near the deltoids. Those seeking pain relief can try Chinese massage or bask beneath the ache-abating rays of an infrared-mineral lamp; reflexology treatments invite patients to put their feet up for some gentle prodding believed to improve general health throughout the body.