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What is Traditional Chinese Medicine?

Dr. Yuchee Chih, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Registered Acupuncturist, answers three common questions that come up when he explains what Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is all about. What is Traditional Chinese Medicine? The basic principle of TCM is to restore the balance of energy, body and spirit to maintain health through stimulating the bodys…
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Spring Time and Heel Pain

Happy Spring! Heel pain is very common this time of year. Maybe you start putting the winter boots aside for different footwear, sandals or even flip flops. Or, maybe you are a runner and the nicer weather means more miles outside. Changes like footwear and more mileage equal changes in the tissues in the foot.…
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Cupping

What is cupping and how can it help me? By Dr. Bob Monroe Cupping is a common modality used by most Doctors of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine which involves the use of glass cups applied to the body, generally along the back. This treatment can leave circular marks or bruises like the ones we have…
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Text Neck in Children

Is Technology Becoming A Pain in Your Childs Neck? Did you know Canadians send an average of 250 million texts per day?! Along with the convenience that advancing technology provides comes the need to minimize the risk of injury. This is especially true of young people, whose bodies are still developing. With the ever increasing…
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