Acupuncture

Acupuncture promotes natural healing process in the body by stimulating acupuncture points with a thin acupuncture needle. According to research, acupuncture has measurable physiological effects. When a needle is inserted into acupuncture points, it not only increases the regional blood flow but also stimulates afferent nerve pathways. These stimulations induce the release of endogenous opioids, such as beta-endorphins, met-enkephalins and dynorphin, which helps decrease pain perception in the body. The therapeutic effects of acupuncture is not limited to pain control, but also influences the immune system, gastrointestinal system and metabolism in the body. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), acupuncture has been proved, through clinical trials, to be ...

Craniosacral Therapy

Craniosacral Therapy

As beautifully explained by Tad Wanveer, “The focus of Craniosacral Therapy is to help the body lessen structural strain and tension, so that our biological network can heal and function fully at an optimal level. Our body is an interrelated, interwoven, biological fabric, so if any part of this fabric is pulled, twisted or imbalanced, it affects the entire body.”

Using a gentle hands on technique, Craniosacral Therapy identifies and facilitates the release of structural strains and core patterns in our fascia, that contribute to chronic pain and dysfunction. These are the areas in our body that do not move well. Many ...

Massage Therapy

Registered Massage Therapists in B.C. are trained in various manual therapy techniques that they use according to the presenting pathology or patient complaint.Registered Massage Therapists in B.C. are trained in various manual therapy techniques that they use according to the presenting pathology or patient complaint

Orthopaedic Assessment

A thorough orthopaedic assessment can include any of the following: Postural assessment, joint range of motion, muscle strength and tendon reflex testing, and special testing. Special testing can include hundreds of directed tests designed to support or refute causes of symptoms or pathologies, helping the ther...

Registered Counselling

One of the largest barriers to mental health support is the stigma surrounding mental illnesses and the people who suffer from them. People of all ages suffer from the effects of mental health stigmas, which can influence their willingness to seek treatment. However, stigma is not the only reason people choose to abstain from seeking mental health treatment as other barriers may include accessibility inconvenience, and the lack of a perceived need for treatment. A personal consultation from an accredited Register Clinical Counsellor is great way to evaluate whether this type of treatment would be beneficial to you. Counselling therapy sessions are confidential, collaborative and judgement free. This is not only a proactive measure to maintaining good mental health, but also a reactiv...