About Acupuncture in Nanaimo
Insertion of acupuncture needles may go unnoticed by some patients, and others may feel like a small pinch followed by a sensation of warmth. Needles typically remain in place for 15-20 minutes to allow for the treatment to take full effect. Acupuncture provides an immediate benefit for many conditions but may require more time to treat chronic and deep-rooted illnesses.
Over 13 000 studies have been conducted on acupuncture over the past 20 years. During this time period, acupuncture has shown tremendous benefits in a wide variety of clinical areas. These areas include joint and muscle pain, mental health, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, headache prevention, irritable bowel syndrome, nausea, and many more.
Health professionals certified to practice acupuncture in British Columbia are held to the highest standards. Our certified naturopathic doctors trained for years, over hundreds of hours, at an accredited college to competently learn the art of acupuncture. They are committed to offering safe and individualized acupuncture treatment plans to best suit your health needs.