Naturopathic medicine has been around for 1000’s of years. It was first described by Hippocrates, a Greek physician who lived 2400 years ago. He created the concept of ‘the healing power of nature’, and this principle is still at the core of naturopathic medicine today.
Acupuncture is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that uses thin needles to stimulate precise points of the body. Studies conducted on the effectiveness of acupuncture have shown promising results, helping patients that suffer from everything from headaches to osteoarthritis. When performed by a
Naturopathic medicine is a holistic approach to patient care that focuses on each person as an individual. This method of healthcare has grown in popularity because of its individualized approach that centers on healing both the body and mind in a natural way, by treating
Acupuncture is based on the Chinese philosophy of qi, or the universal life force energy that runs through specific meridian channels in the body. Stimulating these energy channels and the points located on them with a gentle electrical current will alleviate certain illnesses, but is
Chiropractic medicine is most commonly used to improve chronic pain in your joints as well as heal an injury to your spine or muscles. Exercising is a great way to help improve your strength and mobility to prevent injuries and inflammation from happening. To ensure
Acupuncture can be a bit intimidating to those who have never had the treatment, especially if you are afraid of needles. One of the most common questions asked about acupuncture is “does it hurt?” Generally speaking, no, acupuncture is not painful. If you are very
Qi translated into English reads, “vital life force”. In Chinese Philosophy, Qi is the force that creates and unites all elements in the universe. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Qi also known as Chi consists of two branches. One branch represents the physical and wholesome part
The majority of our body is made up of water – 70% in fact. The reason why such a big portion of our bodies are made of H20 is that all of our body’s physiological processes require it. Unfortunately, all drinks, other than water, are diuretic
Qi is the energy within us that plays a significant role in the maintenance of our health and vitality as we grow. The Qi energy is essential for our skin and helps to invigorate collagen, cells, and blood which then regenerate and oxygenate the skin.
In extreme weather conditions with sharp temperature fluctuations like in Ontario, it is easy to fall sick with bronchitis, sinus infections, pneumonia, colds, flus and other conditions frequently, this past year’s cold and flu season was particularly a long and horrible one. Upper and lower