Acupuncture (R.Ac) *Para Medical (Covered by most insurance plans

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Acupuncture (R.Ac) *Para Medical (Covered by most insurance plans) Acupuncture is the practice of penetrating the skin with sterile, fine, metallic needles to stimulate the energetic system of the body through the specific movements of needles or electrical stimulation. ​ It is originated from ancient China with over two thousand years old of history. Using Traditional Chinese Medicine based assessment, it focuses to restore and treat both external and internal body function and related disorders by stimulating different points along the meridians (i.e., energy path of the body) to balance the energy flow of the body. Currently, it is considered one of the fastest-growing alternative medical treatments in Canada, and the World Health Organization (WHO) has documented its effectiveness in treating over forty-three conditions. ​ **Types of Treatments & Modalities:** Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners use a number of treatment options based on a patient's diagnosis. This may include a combination of treatment modalities, including: ​ - Acupuncture - Moxibustion - Cupping - Electronic Stimulation ​ At Jin Clinic, practitioners may use these modalities to better treat you without additional charge based on your diagnosis during the treatment session. ​ **Benefits of Acupuncture:** Acupuncture is widely known for its efficacy to control pain. It can help with a wide range of problems in the body system from the central nervous system to the gastrointestinal system. It can also benefit depression and other neuropsychological problems as well as treating addictions (e.g., food) problem. ​ These are some of the problems that acupuncture is effective for: - Neck and Back Pain - Shoulder Pain - Sprain and Strain - Arthritis - Headache & Migraine - Diabetes - Fertility & Other Gynecology related Issues