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
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
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
It is normal to have trouble sleeping every once in a while, but to go consecutive nights with less than 6-8 hours of sleep is tough on your body. Acupuncture and other treatments are available to help improve the quantity and quality of your sleep.
Cosmetic acupuncture works on the effects of aging through repairing the skin by improving hydration and increasing collagen production, as well as focusing on the internal stressors that contribute to the visible signs of aging. It is a safe and natural approach to reduce aging
Acupuncture has been used for many years to help with pregnancy-related symptoms. Precautions do need to be taken during this time in a woman’s life as there are certain points that are contraindicated in pregnancy. Hence seeing a practitioner with proper training is essential. Read
The fall season is the time when you need to winterize your garden so there’s a lot to do. But gardening can be hard on your back. Bending down to dig, weed, mow, and lifting heavy bags of soil can all strain your back severely.
At the Dronyk Health Clinic, we regularly treat sciatica, also known as radiating pain, neuralgia or neuropathy. It’s a form of pain that can originate from the lower back or buttock, which then travels down the leg(s). This discomfort will vary in both intensity and
Acupuncture is an effective form of therapy that entails inserting small needles into certain parts of the body. There are different types of acupuncture which have differing underlying philosophies behind their methods. Here are a few explained: Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncture Traditional Chinese Medicine acupuncture