Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncture uses the energy channels as its foundation for treatment. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a broad range of medicine practices sharing common concepts which have been developed in China and are based on a tradition of more than 2,000 years. Including: harmonizing the yin and yang as well as zang-fu organs; clearing any pathogens from the body; and regulating the 5 elements that influence the body. Acupuncture point and adjunct methods are chosen based on the constitution of the body and the present symptoms of the condition.

Initial Visit: $105   

Subsequent Visit: $90

Re-Evaluation Visit: $105

Payments: can be made using Cash, Debit, or Credit and a receipt will be provided by Prosia Total Health at the end of each treatment. Fees charged for treatment are not covered under OHIP. Patient’s are responsible for the fill and prompt payment after services have been rendered.

Insurance Coverage: A number of insurance companies include treatment from an Acupuncturist as a covered benefit. Treatment receipts can be submitted for reimbursement through your third-party insurance. Please call your insurance company to inquire about your benefit coverage.

Cancellation Agreement: Patient’s are required to give 24-hour notice for any cancellations or re-scheduling. Failure to do so will result in a $50.00 cancellation fee charged from Prosia Total Health. If there is an emergency or personal situation that impedes the ability to make it to treatment, it will be taken into consideration.

Service: Provided by an external service provided Calm & Restore Acupuncture Clinic. Details and more information can be found at www.calmandrestore.ca

*** All appointments are 1 hour in length

Everyday living in today’s stressful and polluted environment with chemicals in the form of pesticides, additives and preservatives in all food, water, and beauty products can burden our body. Let alone the germicide and sanitizer chemical exposure we are all experiencing currently.

 

The body’s excretion pathways may be able to counteract these negative influences for a time, yet become overwhelmed after long-term exposure resulting in the symptoms below. This build up of toxins throughout the body compromises our health and appearance. Symptoms of someone in need of a detox are numerous.

REACTIONS TO CHEMICALS

External: Pimples, patches, obesity, rough skin and loss of skin elasticity.

Internal: Fatigue, indigestion, poor appetite, headaches, dizziness, anxiety, low immunity, chills, poor digestion, muscle and joint aches and irritability

 

Per Visit: $40  

10 Session Program: $325.00

Payments: can be made using Cash, Debit, or Credit and a receipt will be provided by Prosia Total Health at the end of each treatment. Fees charged for treatment are not covered under OHIP. Patient’s are responsible for the fill and prompt payment after services have been rendered.

Insurance Coverage: A number of insurance companies include treatment from an Acupuncturist as a covered benefit. Treatment receipts can be submitted for reimbursement through your third-party insurance. Please call your insurance company to inquire about your benefit coverage.

Cancellation Agreement: Patient’s are required to give 24-hour notice for any cancellations or re-scheduling. Failure to do so will result in a 50% of treatment rate cancellation fee charged from Prosia Total Health. If there is an emergency or personal situation that impedes the ability to make it to treatment, it will be taken into consideration.

Service: Provided by an external service provided Calm & Restore Acupuncture Clinic. Details and more information can be found at www.calmandrestore.ca/ionic-therapy-detox

*** All appointments are 30 minutes in length

What is the Initial TCM Acupuncture Visit like?

The Registered Acupuncturist will ask patient about the health history and current state of their chief compliant. Followed by an examination, the reading of the pulses and observation of the tongue which reflects the state of the body’s 12 meridian organs. With these details it allows the practitioner to identify the problems or weaknesses in the body so to prescribe the most appropriate treatment and recommendation of course of treatment. Initial intake is 20-30 minutes and the patient will have their acupuncture treatment with the remaining time up to 60 minutes.

How many follow-up treatments are required?

Number and frequency of acupuncture treatments that are needed depend on the number of factors involved in the condition. Each person responds differently. The practitioner will discuss how the patient felt after each visit and evaluate their progression. Averages: Acute case (4 to 10 treatments); Subacute case (10 to 20 treatments); Chronic case (20 to 36+ treatments). Acupuncture treatment works to harmonize your body and is good to help maintain optimal health.

What is TCM Acupuncture Treatment?

Eastern form of therapy in which fine needles are inserted into specific points on the body. When indicated, additional methods of treatment such as the use of TuiNa massage, TDP Lamp, Cupping Therapy, Earpellets, Reflexology, and Gua-Sha (skin scraping) may by used during treatment.

Is Acupuncture Safe?

Yes, when acupuncture is performed by a trained profession, such as a Registered Acupuncturist; they know the precise location of acupuncture points, correct angle, and depth of insertion.

What does the needling experience feel like?

The needles used for treatment have an extremely fine filament, which means they are so fine, only minimal discomfort is felt as they pass through the skin. The tingling stimulation, a heavy numbness, or dull ache. These sensations are generally described by patients as painful.

Is Cupping Therapy Safe?

Yes, although there is a possibility of discolorations can occur from the release and clearing of stagnation and toxins from the body.

How Does Ionic Therapy Fit Into Chinese Medicine?

Traditionally, Acupuncture and herbal medicine are thought of being the main components of Chinese medicine. The ionic foot detoxes we see today are a more modern invention, as magnetism itself has been used to accompany traditional Chinese methods medicinally in China for over 2,000 years.

 

Every Modern Acupuncturist has a set of tools in his/her tool bag; sometimes you have to branch out to find more tools. Ionic detox machine as a tool works with acupuncture to clear heat in the body.

What Does Ionic Therapy Do?

  • Removes toxins from the body
  • Boosts the immune system
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Increased energy and focus

What Can the Colours in the Foot Bath Water Mean?

With the safety of pain relievers being questioned and one (Vioxx) being pulled from the market in recent months, a new study gives arthritis sufferers more reason to try acupuncture. One advantage of this type of treatment, says the NIH, is that the rates of side effects are substantially lower than that of many drugs or other accepted medical procedures used for the same conditions.

According to Chinese traditional medicine, acupuncture affects the life force called “chi.” More than 2000 acupuncture points in the body are connected by meridians, or pathways, through which energy must pass freely for optimal wellness. Disturbances in this flow result in illness or dysfunction.

You might think acupuncture is for hipsters who don’t believe in Western medicine or for your aging parent with chronic back pain, but a growing body of research shows that acupuncture can help treat a condition that affects everyone from time to time: anxiety.

Managing severe anxiety can be tricky because it generally includes therapy, which might not provide results for months, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. What’s more, it can require medication, which can have serious side effects, says Ladan Eshkevari, PhD, CRNA, LAc, a certified acupuncturist, a physiologist, and the assistant director of the Nurse Anesthesia Program at the School of Nursing & Health Studies at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Yet when acupuncture for anxiety is effective, symptoms lessen after the first few visits, and practitioners like Eshkevari are confident it attacks the problem at its roots.

A modern variation of TCM is auricular acupuncture, developed and tested in Hong Kong as a treatment for acute drug withdrawal in the early 1970s, auricular acupuncture involves the insertion of tiny metal pellets in the patient’s ear which remain in place for up to two weeks. Due to its promising results, this is now being utilized in many countries for the treatment of opiate withdrawal.

The head is the place where all the yang meridians of hand and foot meet, as well as qi and blood of the zang-fu organs all flow upward to the head. Attacks from the internal or external factors may cause headache due to derangement of qi and blood circulation in the head. Acupuncture is used to regulate the derangement and restore the circulation.

TCM Acupuncture works to regulate the flow of menses and production of blood, move qi and blood.

TCM Acupuncture works to help restore flow and whole-body balance, plus can be used in combination with Western approaches to fertility. The first step is to begin with a TCM approach to build body’s energy, or Qi. Then, ART can begin, if needed. TCM practices can be used to support ART, decrease side effects of hormonal therapy, and increase chances of pregnancy. These techniques do not interfere with the efficacy of ART.

Acupuncture can help treat a wide variety of skin care issues including wrinkles, sagging, rosacea, acne, eczema, and psoriasis. It can also help with draining and brightening the skin. While estheticians and dermatologists generally concentrate on treating the outside of your skin, a Registered Acupuncturist is concerned about the underlying issues inside your body that lead to what you see on the outside with your skin. Once these issues (such as hormone imbalances) are addressed and you are able to bring balance to your body as a whole, then your skin starts to look better.

The causative factors are varied from the external pathogenic factors (Excess type) to weakened body resistance (Deficiency type).

TCM Acupuncture works to eliminate the pathogens, strengthen the Lung, Spleen, and Kidney energy.

Bi syndromes are the syndromes characterized by obstruction of qi and blood in meridians and collaterals due to invasion of pathogenic wind, cold, damp, or injury. Manifested by soreness, pain, numbness, and heavy sensation of the limbs and joints, limitation of movement. It is common in areas where the weather is cold, wet, and windy.

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