Oct 07

Tips for improving digestion

By Madison Downton & Monica Patt | Acupuncture Blog

Digestion and digestive health is important year-round, but with Thanksgiving behind us and Christmas (too soon?) around the corner, this is the perfect time to regroup on how to keep our stomachs in-check. Here are some tips to help with digestion: Skip the ice water  Drinking cold water with your meal may be something you’re […]

Oct 04

Thank you for your votes for the past five years in Vue Weekly’s Best of Edmonton. We appreciate your support. Thanks to your referrals, we are helping more people than ever! In the past year our team has grown to include Madison Downton, Registered Acupuncturist as well as our two amazing massage therapists Kaitlyn Taylor […]

Sep 29

Our massage therapist Kaitlyn Taylor was recently in Toronto for a workshop on K-taping for women’s health. What is K-taping? The Kinesio Taping Method is a definitive rehabilitative taping technique that is designed to facilitate the body’s natural healing process while providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of […]

Sep 03

Are you struggling with sinus issues? If you’ve been using over-the-counter medication to treat them, prolonged use can sometimes cause worsening of symptoms, damage mucosal tissue and produce more mucus through a rebound effect. Massage therapy for sinuses is a great way to remedy some of these issues: Sinus drainage and positioning is taken into […]

Sep 03

With back to school, the cooler temperatures of September and cold and flu season right around the corner we want to take some time to focus on tools we use in our practice to boost the immune system. Acupuncture, in conjunction with herbs, can be a preventative approach during this time of year. Here are […]

Jul 05

It’s finally summer! If you’re a runner you know what that means: time to ditch the treadmill and hit the pavement. Did you know massage therapy can improve your performance, help you prevent injury and mitigate the aches and pains that come with running? It’s true! Here are some common issues runners experience and how […]

May 28

Pregnancy massage is often highly recommended and raved about by pregnant women…but have you ever heard of postpartum massage? A woman’s body experiences so many physical and emotional changes during and after pregnancy. The body changes that come up after you have a baby are very real and just as important as the things you […]

May 24

The next time you reach for the Advil at the onset of a headache,  think about how massage therapy can help you remedy the pain. Massage therapy can decrease the frequency and severity of headaches in a number of different ways. But before you seek treatment for recurring headaches, it’s important to identify the type […]

Dec 01

Welcome Kaitlyn Taylor! We have heard your requests and are pleased to welcome Kaitlyn Taylor, Registered Massage Therapist. Kaitlyn offers prenatal massage, deep tissue, myofascial release, sports massage, relaxation and manual lymph drainage. Kaitlyn is also certified in cupping and integrates cupping into massage including facial cupping for sinuses and TMJ. Having family in the […]

Nov 05

We are pleased to announce that Madison Downton, R.Ac, will be joining Monica Patt Acupuncture as an Associate Acupuncturist as of November 15th, 2017. Madison’s first experience with acupuncture was at the age of fourteen. Her entire family was receiving acupuncture and she saw first hand the numerous benefits it had to offer. She was […]