Over its 2500 years of development, a wealth of experience has accumulated in the practice of acupuncture and Acupuncture has become a popular treatment method all over the world. Acupuncture is recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as an effective alternative medicine that can treat many health problems.
Traditional Chinese medicine supports the improvement of physical health conditions as well as affective disorders, strengthens the body’s resistance to disease to relieve acute and chronic symptoms.
Acupuncture uses thin, sterile, single-use needles to activate specific points along the channels and meridians of the body, gently and effectively restoring the flow of energy and relieving blockages. Once the balance is restored, the body is stronger and more resistant to disease.
At RedoHealth Yukiko uses acupuncture techniques are from classical times combined with modern knowledge utilizing Chinese and Japanese acupuncture.
If you are new to acupuncture Yukiko’s warm friendly nature and gentle needling technique will help you to feel more comfortable so you can benefit from the treatment.
The insertion of acupuncture needles into tender points with the aim for immediate release of muscle tension or trigger points. These do not always correspond to traditional acupuncture points.
Brendan completed his acupuncture training in Canada with the Acupuncture of Canada Institute.
Cupping is an ancient but simple technique used to increase the blood flow to knots and sore areas in muscles. Increased blood flow delivers fresh blood with nutrients and clears away waste to promote healing. Cupping was used by the USA Olympic swimming team to help them recover between races.
Scrapping (Guasha) Massage, the idea is to flush the tissue with fresh blood to relieve pains such as chronic neck pain, acute back pain, shoulder pain, and knots, among other pain-related ailments.