Image of woman with allergies from Lower Sackville, NS, in a field of flowers, blowing her nose and awaiting an acupuncture treatment for seasonal allergies

Acupuncture for Seasonal Allergies

In the struggle against seasonal allergies, a surprising hero emerges from the realm of traditional medicine: acupuncture. This ancient practice, often viewed with skepticism, holds the key to a revolutionary approach in managing the sneezes, sniffles, and itchy eyes that plague millions. Seasonal allergies, a global woe, leave sufferers scrambling for relief. Seasonal allergies are […]

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Unregulated Acupuncture in NS: Choose your acupuncturist wisely

As a practicing acupuncturist in Nova Scotia, the recent CBC News article detailing a disturbing incident involving an Ontario-based acupuncturist, Kyung Chun Oh, left me both aghast and deeply concerned. This case underscores an urgent issue we must address in Nova Scotia: the critical need for acupuncture regulation. As per the article, Oh convinced a

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Acupuncture & Lifestyle principles of seasonal living

Acupuncture & Lifestyle: the Ancient Wisdom of Chinese Medicine

Chinese Medicine and acupuncture have gained attention in recent years for their ability to treat disease & promote well being. One of the most important aspects that they use to accomplish this is YangShengFa: an ancient lifestyle philosophy that’s all about nurturing life & maintaining balance. This combination of Chinese medicine, acupuncture & lifestyle concepts

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Illustration of the lungs during a pneumothorax, onr of the risks of dry needling

Don’t let this happen to you!🫁

Acupuncture, the ancient practice of inserting needles into the body to relieve pain and treat various ailments, has become increasingly popular in recent years. But did you know that this seemingly harmless practice could lead to a life-threatening condition known as punctured lung, or pneumothorax? That’s right, acupuncture can be a real danger to your health, especially when performed by:

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Electro-acupuncture risks!

We started practicing the Balance Method exclusively in 2012. Since then, we stopped using our electro-acupuncture device and placed it in our waiting room to show/discuss with our patients about the risks of electro-acupuncture. After speaking with one of my patients last week, I realised how little patients know about the the subject. Electro-acupuncture is a form of acupuncture that

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