Acupuncture is a form of treatment that involves the insertion of thin needles into the body. It has been practiced by the Chinese for thousands of years and has become a popular form of treatment in manual therapy, especially for pain relief. The insertion of the needle into the skin and connective tissue stimulates our nervous system to release natural pain-killers known as endorphins. Another mechanism by which acupuncture acts, is by creating a very small amount of damage in the area to re-initiate a healing response.
Acupuncture is used to treat many conditions including:
Registered massage therapy is the manipulation of soft tissues of the body including muscles, connective tissues, tendons, ligaments and joints. It is a healthcare option that can alleviate the discomfort associated with the following conditions;
Custom Orthotics are inserts that fit into your shoe, and are custom made to your foot. They can help to correct foot deformities, support the foot, redistribute pressure on the foot, limit excessive motion, and improve overall foot function and mobility. We use the Orthotic Group GaitScan System to provide a comprehensive biomechanical analysis to custom fit your orthotic and provide relief for any of the following conditions;