Telehealth to keep in touch: video or phone assessment/consultation

Unfortunately, we are not able to see many of our clients during the COVID-19 outbreak.  Some are increasing social distance, and others need to respect the imperatives of self-isolation or quarantine orders. To help those who could benefit from a consultation but cannot get in, we are now offering “telehealth” assessment-consultation  services. What has made ATP distinctive is that we don’t just “DO” acupuncture to our clients.  Our success has…

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Shockwave Therapy – presented with Dr. Taha on Global TV Monday

Gord Grant brings a complementary therapy or practice on to Global TV at 7:40AM the last Monday of every month.  This month Gord introduces his followers to shockwave therapy, and Dr. Hassen Taha, a chiropractor who uses this technique. I had heard of shockwave therapy some years ago — a technique which uses externally applied, focused, high-intensity acoustic pulses — being used for breaking up kidney stones into small pieces. …

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Heart Disease: what we eat impacts our risk

      Revive Wellness is located at 3728 91 St. Edmonton, AB, T6E 5M3 and you can contact them by phoning 780-450-2027 or go to their website at http://www.revivewellness.ca/ By Loreen Wales, nutritionist There is a common misconception that consuming too much fat increases our risk for cardiovascular events. However, when we look at the Mediterranean diet, which has been shown to be the most successful diet for lowering…

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Gord investigates Osteopathy

This month I investigate osteopathy, a diverse discipline that has many facets.  Like chiropractic, this discipline evolved over 100 years ago and has persisted as a complementary therapy to mainstream medicine.  However, unlike chiropractic, its focus is on the body as a whole system, and not on the spine per se.  The traditional practice of osteopathy seeks literal fulcrums, or balance points, when addressing a physical imbalance, and then restores…

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The Caveman Workout: Prowl like a Cheetah?

The Acupuncture Turning Point collaborates with Nicole and Len, owners of Breathe Fitness, to help our clients be at their best. Go to the Breathe Fitness website to find out more… by Nicole Lark BHK, PTS, TSCC-3   In A.J. Jacobs third New York Times bestsellers novel “Drop Dead Healthy: One Man’s Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection,” he dedicates more than a year of his life to become as healthy…

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Food First…. What a Concept!

Revive Wellness is a local business in Edmonton who are affiliates we trust to send our clients for nutritional advice.  They are a team of professionals who provide customized nutrition & wellness coaching that empowers Canadians to live with energy, vitality and health.  Here is a guest blog by their leader, Loreen Wales… When dealing with health related issues, we strongly believe that food is a complementary medicine.  This couldn’t be…

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Who is a Doula, and Why would I want her at my birth?

At the Acupuncture Turning Point we help many women with fertility issues.  Just as common at our clinic many moms receive prenatal treatments to decrease the likelihood of complications associated with delivery. We support women being informed about their birthing choices, and as such, we have invited a doula as our guest blogger this month. We introduce to you Tracy Bradley -a Birth Doula, a Reiki Master, and a Placenta…

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Captive for 9 ½ Months

The Acupuncture Turning Point collaborates with Nicole and Len, owners of Breathe Fitness, to help our clients be at their best. Go to the Breathe Fitness website to find out more… by Nicole Lark BHK, PTS, TSCC-3 Do I or don’t I want to have a child? It is a question I have asked myself many times — depending on the day it can be ‘yes’ or ‘no’. Being a…

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Introducing Revive Wellness Inc

Revive Wellness is a local business in Edmonton who are affiliates we trust to send our clients for nutritional advice.  They are a team of professionals who provide customized nutrition & wellness coaching that empowers Canadians to live with energy, vitality and health.  Here is a guest blog by their leader, Loreen Wales. What does wellness really mean to you? Freedom from disease and injury; improved quality of life; happiness;…

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High Intensity Interval Training (HITT): Is it right for you?

The Acupuncture Turning Point collaborates with Nicole and Len, owners of Breathe Fitness, to help our clients be at their best. Go to the Breathe Fitness website to find out more… by Nicole Lark BHK, PTS, TSCC-3 You may have heard or read about one of the recent trends in the ever-evolving fitness industry: High Intensity Interval Training (HITT).  HITT workouts are often shorter in duration (e.g. 25 to 30…

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