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Acupuncture

Safe and Effective Practice of Acupuncture in Burnaby Metrotown

Acupuncture treatment is an ancient therapy that has been used by acupuncturists for thousands of years both as a tool to address a wide range of health concerns and as a useful component in a healthy lifestyle regime. The practice of Acupuncture is a holistic form of therapy where the mind and body are viewed as a whole.

Acupuncture is based on the belief that life force, or Qi (pronounced as chi), flows through channels in the body known as meridians. Hair-thin needles are inserted by a medically trained acupuncturist along these meridians according to traditional medicine theory to stimulate, disperse, and/or regulate the flow of Qi. The goal is to restore a healthful energetic balance as well as to treat acute, chronic, and degenerative conditions.

Acupuncture therapy includes a range of traditional medicine modalities to help patients including: Acupuncture, Cupping, Gua Sha, Electro-acupuncture, Moxibustion, Ear Seeds, Tui Na, and the use of traditional herbal formulas and patches.

Acupuncturists undergo 5 years of comprehensive education including intensive clinical training using acupuncture and traditional medicine. Mandatory continuing education and upgrading is required to maintain the licensing status.

Health Concerns Addressed at Burnaby Metrotown Acupuncture

Our Burnaby registered acupuncturist, Ladan Mohammadi, can help patients with a variety of concerns. Acupuncture has been recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as an alternative to drug therapy in the treatment of over 50 medical conditions!


Acupuncture has effectively been used in the Burnaby Metrotown clinic by our acupuncturist for acute and chronic pain such as in the treatment of:

  • Back Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Sciatica
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Sports Injuries


Other common conditions that are effectively treated at our Burnaby Metrotown clinic by our acupuncturist include:

  • Fatigue and insomnia
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Digestive issues (constipation, diarrhea, gas and bloating, acid reflux, heart burn, IBS, Crohn’s)
  • Women’s health issues including painful periods, irregular menses, PMS, infertility, menopause symptoms, endometriosis, PCOS
  • Eczema, psoriasis, and other skin conditions 
  • Facial rejuvenation (see below for more details)
  • Cardiac problems
  • Hay fever and other sensitivities or allergies
  • Problems of the sense organs such as nose congestion, ear ringing, earache
  • Chronic cough and asthma
  • Cold/influenza
  • Weight loss
  • Side effects of cancer care:
    • Chemotherapy-related complications including: pain, hot flashes, nausea and vomiting, anxiety and depression, fatigue, neuropathy and insomnia
    • Anxiety related to radiation oncology treatments

Facial Rejuvenation Available at Metrotown Acupuncture in Burnaby
Facial rejuvenation acupuncture is now offered at the Burnaby Metrotown Acupuncture Clinic. Facial rejuvenation acupuncture is a painless, non-surgical method of reducing the signs of the aging process. Facial rejuvenation acupuncture performed by an experienced acupuncturist promises a youthful appearance while avoiding damage to skin (e.g. bruising or scarring). During the course of your treatment no anesthesia, no harmful chemicals, or toxins are used.

The Effects of Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture
Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture as practiced at our Burnaby Metrotown Acupuncture Clinic can lift the face and bring vitality and luster to it. It minimizes fine lines and softens the deeper lines making them less noticeable. The treatment can also minimize dark circles and puffiness under the eyes and aids in the tightening of the jowls. It can lift droopy eyelids and minimize double chins. Other likely results include: 

  • Bringing vitality and radiance to the face
  • Regulating acne prone skin
  • Balancing oily/dry skin
  • Firming facial skin, increasing collagen production, and enhancing muscle tone
  • Diminishing skin discolouration
  • Brightening dark circles under eyes
  • Tightening pores 
  • Reducing muscle tension
  • Brightening sallow complexion
  • Brightening the eyes
  • Tightening sagging eyelids
  • Temporarily plumping lips
  • Moisturizing of the skin with increased local circulation of blood and energy to the face


Most importantly, at the Burnaby Metrotown Acupuncture Clinic our acupuncturist includes medical acupuncture within your treatment. Therefore, your treatment session provides overall rejuvenation to the entire body, thereby lowering stress and increasing energy.

Coverage

Most extended health care plans provide coverage for acupuncture treatments. MSP offers limited coverage for individuals on premium or social assistance.

To book an appointment with our acupuncturist or if you have any questions please call 604‑451‑1737.  To learn more about acupuncture or how an acupuncturist can help you, please check out Ladan Mohammadi’s Burnaby Metrotown Acupuncture website: www.metrotownacupuncture.com.

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