Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is one of the oldest medical systems in the world originating between 2500 to 4000 years ago in China. Acupuncture is one of the treatment modailites used in TCM and involves the use of thin, metallic, solid needles at certain anatomical points. Acupuncture can be used in the management of a number of different conditions ranging from chronic pain to anxiety and high blood pressure. It can be used as a stand alone treatment or along side other therapies common in TCM practice which can include the use of therapeutic nutrition/diet and the use of herbs.
At Gaia Integrative Clinic we have four practitioners trained and able to provide acupuncture to patients: