Feb 03

Managing PCOS with Acupuncture

By Madison Downton & Monica Patt | Acupuncture Blog

When it comes to women’s health, we hear you when you say it can be challenging to find a treatment that will help your symptoms and your day-to-day quality of life. Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal and metabolic disorder common in women within reproductive age. It affects nearly 2 million women in Canada and […]

Feb 03

Are you tired of shovelling snow yet? How about scraping ice in the recent warmer temperatures? We understand that it’s important to keep your sidewalks clean (and we don’t want you to get fined by the City), but we also want to make sure you’re shovelling in a way that doesn’t lead to injury. One […]

Nov 11

Last month we announced that Kaitlyn was back from Toronto full of knowledge and training on kinesio taping specific to women’s health. It’s now a service we offer in conjunction with your massage appointments and we thought we’d provide a little more information on what k-taping is and how it can help! What is kinesio […]

Nov 05

November can be a cold, long month here in Edmonton. And while October brought us some wonderful warm fall temperatures, we’re all about focusing on keeping our bodies warm and healthy through the long winters months in Alberta. With that, we have just the recipe for you. Turmeric is the key ingredient in golden milk. […]

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 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 […]