We are offering our clients a complementary session with Danielle Schmiemann with your massage or acupuncture session. She is completing the final step in her undergraduate degree from the University of Alberta by completing a practicum at Acupuncture Turning Point. Her degree is a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. While most people understand what a Science degree entails, Kinesiology is often an area that people have not heard of before. The simplest way Danielle explains it is that it is a science that studies human movement…..read more.
Normal life situations can sometimes be the proverbial last straw to break your camel’s back when it comes to your health. Why is it that we have such a hard time seeing the problem coming? I break the problem of why we don’t see it coming into three different categories – subtlety, multi-issue, and time-delay factors. Take the tracking challenge here to understand your last straws better.
Acupuncture can treat anxiety problems with or without depression, and now research shows it to be as clinically significant as psychological counselling in the treatment of depression. Certain points used in acupuncture are able to “calm” or “deactivate” the brain’s amygdala associated with stress and survival responses….
For your convenience we can do direct billing to Great West Life, Sunlife, Greenshield, and many others. We can also do direct billing for motor vehicle accident insurance claims. Let us know before your first appointment so we can set things up. Read more about direct billing by following this link.
One in six Canadian couples are having trouble conceiving, a problem that has doubled since the 1990s. What can couples do to maximize their odds of having a baby with or without procedures like IVF? Besides eating well, stopping drinking and smoking, losing weight if overweight, and managing stress, many are using acupuncture.
Many people come to us with lower back pain. Many come with a history of sitting too much and not getting enough exercise. But ironically, maybe even more, despite or because of extensive and consistent strength training and/or stretching, complain of low back pain and intolerance to sitting. Why is this?
We can engage this challenge. We can shift our focus within, and take full responsibility for our health. Let this then be an act of stewardship, representing a strong foundation for a sustainable future, not only for each of us and our wellbeing, but for all people, and things we influence.
Regardless of society’s standards of fitness and beauty, it is important to develop goals that make sense to you, and are achievable by you. Many obstacles can get in your way of finding your shape including injuries, chronic stress, body image, hormone imbalances, digestion and metabolism.