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JulieNelson

ACUPUNCTURE

Julie    Nelson

ACUPUNCTURE

Treatments

pain relief

Neck, Shoulder,  Jaw and Headache Pain
are the most requested treatments in my practice. Largely caused by stress, poor posture and long hours at work, tension builds up in the shoulder blades resulting in reduced blood flow to the neck and head. The result – large knots develop in the trapezius muscles, the neck becomes tight and headaches ensue. If not treated patients experience numbness and tingling in their arms, wrists and fingers.

Acupuncture relieves muscle tension, opens up the pathways for qi and blood to flow resulting in pain relief. Most patients experience greater range of motion after one treatment.

Frozen shoulder or chronic shoulder pain respond well to acupuncture combined with electrical stimulation where a light current (think booster cable) is applied to the needle. The treatment is painless but electrical stimulation has been scientifically proven to generate stem cell growth.

The treatments include Gua Sha to relieve tension at the fascia level, followed by needling. In some cases cupping may also be used.

Low Back & Sciatic Pain

Sitting long hours, weight training, or repetitive injury creates tension and pain in the low back. Acupuncture combined with cupping and electrical stimulation can effectively relieve pain in as little as one treatment.

Cosmetic

acupuncture

Cosmetic Acupuncture uses the healing and balancing wisdom of Chinese Medicine with micro needling to help you look and feel healthy.

The micro needles stimulate the body’s natural collagen production by generating a wound healing response. The specially patented needles improve micro-circulation or increased blood flow in the skin surface leaving a nice healthy glow.

Benefits of cosmetic acupuncture:

  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles
  • Reduces frown lines
  • Repairs acne facial scarring and large pores
  • Brightens skin tone
  • Body balance

Unlike Botox, Cosmetic Acupuncture addresses the appearance of the entire face because we are treating the entire body using acupuncture and facial needling. It is a natural alternative to fillers, injections and laser treatments because you are restoring and healing from the inside out.

 

The feedback from these treatments is very positive:

“Just wanted to let you know that my skin has really improved since last week when you did derma rolling. It hasn’t looked this good in years – YAY!”

Derma-rolling

On your initial consultation, we will discuss your treatment goals. Repairing the skin and stimulating new growth requires at least 6 weekly sessions.

Derma-rolling is usually done on the 3rd treatment after we see how your skin is responding to treatment. These are medical grade rollers that go deeper into the skin (1mm to 1.5mm) and stimulate more collagen and elastin production. They work really well on acne scarring around the chin area.

While numbing cream is used during this treatment, patients will leave with their faces looking red and feeling tender. This lasts about 24 hours and no makeup other than mineral based makeup can be applied.

Derma-rolling

On your initial consultation, we will discuss your treatment goals. Repairing the skin and stimulating new growth requires at least 6 weekly sessions.

Derma-rolling is usually done on the 3rd treatment after we see how your skin is responding to treatment. These are medical grade rollers that go deeper into the skin (1mm to 1.5mm) and stimulate more collagen and elastin production. They work really well on acne scarring around the chin area.

While numbing cream is used during this treatment, patients will leave with their faces looking red and feeling tender. This lasts about 24 hours and no makeup other than mineral based makeup can be applied.

The feedback from these treatments is very positive:

“Just wanted to let you know that my skin has really improved since last week when you did derma rolling. It hasn’t looked this good in years – YAY!”

Cosmetic Acupuncture uses the healing and balancing wisdom of Chinese Medicine with micro needling to help you look and feel healthy.

The micro needles stimulate the body’s natural collagen production by generating a wound healing response. The specially patented needles improve micro-circulation or increased blood flow in the skin surface leaving a nice healthy glow.

Benefits of cosmetic acupuncture:

  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles
  • Reduces frown lines
  • Repairs acne facial scarring and large pores
  • Brightens skin tone
  • Body balance

Unlike Botox, Cosmetic Acupuncture addresses the appearance of the entire face because we are treating the entire body using acupuncture and facial needling. It is a natural alternative to fillers, injections and laser treatments because you are restoring and healing from the inside out.

rebalancing

          &

de-stressing

These treatments are designed to bring your body back into balance. Whether you are going through or have been through a very stressful and destabilizing period, your body’s energy may be depleted or stagnated – yes, the term we use in traditional Chinese medicine is called Qi stagnation.

 

Symptoms:

  • Insomnia – waking up at 4am with mind racing
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) with alternating diarrhea and constipation
  • Temporal headaches / migraines starting behind the eye
  • Pain that comes and goes underneath your ribs
  • Very bad PMS with painful periods
  • Clenched jaw or grinding teeth wearing a mouth guard
  • Very quick to anger and feeling unsettled

Patients will receive acupuncture, healing touch as well as a lifestyle plan that includes food recommendations and herbal formulas.These sessions are 60 minutes and restore your body’s natural energy. Patients feel a difference after just one session, but five weekly sessions are recommended to help maintain the body.

prenatal

  care

Cervical Ripening

Starting at 36 weeks of pregnancy and continuing weekly until delivery, acupuncture is used to prepare a woman’s body for labour. Studies have shown this treatment is 43% effective in reducing medical intervention in first time deliveries, 31% effective in reducing epidurals and 32% effective in reducing emergency C-sections.

LOCATION

Qi Integrative Health

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QI INTEGRATED HEALTH

1764 7th Avenue
Vancouver BC  V6J 5A3

To arrange an appointment
call (604) 742-8383
or book online.

HOURS

Tuesdays 2pm - 8pm

Thursdays 8am - 2pm

Fridays 12pm - 6pm

Saturdays 10am - 4pm