At Dynamic Recovery Rehabilitation Centre, our physiotherapist is skilled in the art of acupuncture and has completed the certification program through Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute in 1995. Acupuncture can be an important part of your overall treatment plan and help you achieve your ultimate goals of recovery and pain-free functioning. If our therapist deems acupuncture as beneficial to your regular physiotherapy, we can include this technique at no extra cost to you.
An ancient Chinese technique, acupuncture involves the insertion of fine needles into specific points along energy pathways, or meridians. These points are located on specific nerves, trigger points, joints and blood vessels. Acupuncture is known to promote your body’s natural healing process and can help with the following:
You may notice the benefits of acupuncture immediately, within a few hours or after a few days. In some chronic conditions, you may need several sessions to notice the effects. Through clinical studies, patient responses and various measurements in the changes in hormonal and chemical levels of the blood, acupuncture has been proven as a valuable treatment.