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Conditions treated in clinic: September 2020

We’re adopting a new format for our monthly summaries! As you can see by the table of contents, our registered acupuncturists have been putting their Chinese medicine tools to good use! Conditions treated with acupuncture Bell’s Palsy Allergies Eye fatigue Chronic Headaches Chronic Stress Pre-Menopausal Hot Flashes Conditions treated with acupuncture & movement therapy Knee …

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Covid-19 Safety Protocols (Update)

Clinic Protocols (What we’re doing) Our practitioners will be wearing Personal Protective Equipment, washing their hands & using hand sanitizer before & after all physical contact with patients & high traffic surfaces. Treatment times are being staggered to ensure maximum social distancing & minimum contact with others. All treatment rooms are thoroughly sanitized between patients. …

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Acupuncture Works For Neuropathy

Neuropathy, or nerve pathology, often involves hypersensitivity, pain or numbness. Acupuncture can very effectively treat many different types of neuropathy, including diabetic neuropathy & peripheral neuropathy caused be chemotherapy. In the video below, Registered acupuncturist Christian Saint-Pierre shares a clinical case study about a patient who used acupuncture to successfully recover from chemotherapy-induced neuropathy of …

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New Video Series Looks at Acupuncture in Film

2020 marks the 50th anniversary of acupuncture’s portrayal in English language films. Since 1970, acupuncture has appeared in over 125 movies ranging from Kung Fu movies to Spaghetti Westerns, from Action Comedies to Science Fiction. “Poked in the Movies” is a new YouTube series being produced by Christian Saint-Pierre at Access Acupuncture in Dartmouth Nova …

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We are open!

As of June 5th, 2020, Acupuncture clinics in Nova Scotia are allowed to re-open. At Access Acupuncture, we’ve consulted with Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, as well as the Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine Association of Nova Scotia. Our acupuncturists have put preventative protocols and systems in place to keep …

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