Posts Tagged ‘blog’

We are here to support you during COVID-19 pandemic

Dear Squamish, We hope that you have been able to settle in to home isolation. Even though the clinic itself is closed for the time being, we are pleased to offer video sessions for some of our services, phone consultations and product orders and delivery. At this time, we are only able to take bookings…

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The Importance of Breath

Have you ever paid attention to the way you breathe? When we exercise vigorously our breath becomes more obvious, but what about when we are stressed, happy, calm, or just going about our day? When we are stressed we probably don’t pay much attention to our breath or our thoughts. Perhaps we may even believe…

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Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Trauma

For over 5000 years Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine has been a proven effective treatment for virtually all ailments. Just recently Western cultures are awakening to the idea of this traditional method of treatment. It’s been extensively used for athletes, warriors, soldiers, and kung fu masters of the past. In TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) we look…

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Trigger Point Injections

Trigger points are focal areas of spasm and inflammation in skeletal muscle. The rhomboid and trapezius back muscles, located in the upper back and behind the shoulder areas, are a common site of trigger points. Trigger points in these areas can cause neck pain, shoulder pain, and headache. In addition to the upper spine, trigger…

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