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 02

Thank you so much for your votes Edmonton! I am so lucky to be mentioned in Vue Weekly’s Best Of Edmonton Issue for the past three years.   

Feb 07

My husband and I recently completed the first part of our IVF cycle. I was on the max dose of Menopur and Puregon meaning two needles per night for the first week or so. My husband did my injections for me as I just couldn’t bring myself to do it! I do acupuncture for a living giving […]

Sep 24

Thank you so much for the voting in Vue Weekly’s Best of Edmonton 2015! I am so lucky that I get to do what I love and am passionate about! I would also like to congratulate Andrea House an exceptional acupuncturist in Edmonton that I adore!

Aug 25

Male factor infertility accounts for approximately 20% of infertile couples and a contributing factor in 20-40% of couples trying to conceive. A semen analysis is collected when a couple has been trying to conceive to rule out any male factors. The main areas considered are sperm count (overall sperm in the ejaculate), motility (how far the […]

Aug 18

Acupuncture Improves Outcome of IVF with ICSI A study published in 2006 in the journal of Fertility and Sterility indicates luteal-phase acupuncture has a positive effect on the outcome of in vitro fertilization (IVF) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). 250 patients undergoing IVF/ICSI where divided into two groups. The first group receiving acupuncture according to […]

Aug 08

I have a confession. I absolutely love brussels sprouts and here is why! Not only do I love what they do for hormonal health and the metabolism of estrogen but also growing them. Here is a picture of what they look like in my garden right now. Many people are surprised to learn they grow […]

May 14

Tracking your Basal Body Temperature (BBT) is an easy and useful tool that can be done in a matter of minutes. Recording your basal body temperature can be extremely helpful to your acupuncturist to indicate if or when ovulation has occurred, how well the corpus luteum (progesterone) is functioning in the luteal phase, thyroid function and […]

May 06

As an acupuncturist, I often get a phone call from a soon to be mother very near, or past, her due date for an acupuncture induction treatment. They have heard from a friend that acupuncture helped them go into labor and avoid a medical induction. Yes, acupuncture can help induce labour. However, birth preparation treatments […]