Acupuncture
Chinese Herbs
Gua Sha
Acupuncture
Acupuncture with moxibustion
Moxibustion
Bodyworks
Bodyworks
Chinese Herbs
Chinese Herbs
Cupping
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Sound Healing
Sound Healing
Sound Healing
Acupuncture
Chinese Herbs
Gua Sha
Acupuncture
Acupuncture with moxibustion
Moxibustion
Bodyworks
Bodyworks
Chinese Herbs
Chinese Herbs
Cupping
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Sound Healing
Sound Healing
Sound Healing

Acupuncture is a treatment based on Chinese medicine - a system of healing that dates back thousands of years. At the core of Chinese medicine is the notion that a type of life force, or energy, known as qi (pronounced "chee") flows through energy pathways (meridians) in the body. Each meridian corresponds to one organ, or group of organs, that governs particular bodily functions....

Experience the flow of energy is amazing!

​More importantly, acupuncture is to wake up our own system to eliminate things which give us trouble, then regain our energy back! “PAIN” means meridian's Qi is blocked.  Cold weather, nervousness, improper use of our body, poor diet habit, lack of exercice, stress, ignorance to the signals sending out from our own body, etc. All of above can cause PAIN.

Let Dr. Kao help you unblocking the channel and bring body, mind, spirit together again.

​We emphasize 2P’s communication! Patient and Practitioner.
 We work as a team and make energy flow more efficiently.


What should I expect during the first treatment?

​During the initial consultation, a complete health history inquiring regarding patient’s symptoms and life style will be taken. Dr. Kao will carefully observe your tongue, face and body condition. Feel your pulse to assess the condition of meridian's Qi. All information will be analyzed with Traditional Chinese Medicine diagnoses method .

Once the diagnoses is established, treatment plan is decided and you will start experiencing the flow of energy.

Selected points are cleaned with 70% alcohol cotton balls, then sterilized one time use only needles are inserted to help your energy flow/Qi.

In general, needles will be stayed twenty to thirty minutes. However, in some cases, they will be left for just a few minutes or up to an hour.

Sometimes an electrical current machine is applied to enhance your energy flow.  

After 20 to 30 minutes, needles are removed and acupuncture session is finished.

Continuing visit for the next few weeks or few months may be needed. It depends on your present condition, age, life style and your Qi's quality and quantity. Some people have immediate relief, others may take months to heal. Chronic conditions will take longer time to heal than acute ones, that's for sure.

Many people consider acupuncture or Traditional Chinese Medicine as a preventative method to maintain their health. They enjoy coming to get tuned regularly. We are looking forward to seeing you joining us and enjoy your life.

Chinese Herbs come from natural plants. They are just like vitamins from the nature. More than 300 different kind of single herbs can be mixed together and we prepare an unique formula according to your present condition. Herbal treatment has been used for more than 5000 years in China and it becomes very popular all over the world now...

TCM Herbal therapy is often combined with acupuncture treatment.
Chinese herbs have been used for centuries and it becomes a popular therapy all over the world now.

There are roughly 13,000 medicinals used in China and over 100,000 medicinal recipes recorded in the ancient literature. Plant elements and extracts are by far the most common elements used. In our clinic, we prepare an unique formula according to your present syndrome.

We use concentrated powder herbs which are strictly following Health Canada Regulations. It is convenient to take and environmental friendly.

Application:
1. All kinds of disease
2. Health  maintaining

Acupressure, Bodywork and Tuina is often combined with acupuncture. Practitioners use hands and tools to promote blood circulation.

Cupping is often combined with acupuncture. It is a method of treatment involving suction of the skin to draw out blood stasis and sometimes pus. It improves the circulation of the blood and softens muscle for more flexibility. It is  an excellent choice of therapy to boost one’s energy.

 

Gua Sha (Sand Scraping) is another therapy often combined with acupuncture. A method of treating repletion heat sand (Sha) distention patterns whereby the skin on the back, limbs and other parts of the body is lubricated and then scraped with  scrapers. It improves blood circulation, softens muscle to be more flexible. Regaining the energy..

Moxibustion is often combined with acupuncture. The heat of burning mugwort can enter human body’s meridians and energy center easily. Aging, Qi blockage or improper diet could be the reason causing cold limbs at all times which indicate our blood circulation is slowing down and immune system is not sensitive anymore...

By burning dried mugwort on particular points on the body, heat can enter meridians and our energy center easily.

With the intention of stimulating circulation through the points and inducing a smoother flow of blood and qi, we believe it can treat conditions associated with the "cold" or "yang deficiencies" in Chinese Medicine. It is claimed that moxibustion mitigates against cold and dampness in the body, and can serve to turn breech babies.

Application:
1. Pain
2. Stiffness (joints, elbows, shoulders, knees)
3. Arthritis
4. Gynaecological problems (amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, cramps)
5. Stomach ache (bloating, diarrhea)
6. water retention
7. Varicose vein
8. cold limbs

Peter Hess Sound Massage
According to Tibetan teachings, the world and man were created through primeval vibrations. The world is sound, man is sound. When our organs and tissues are free of blockages, the sound waves spread freely and exit through our toes, fingertips, or tips of hair. However, our body is usually not free of blockages. Numerous unsolved problems, stress, worries build up blockages. We become unpleasant and with all kinds of pain.

Harmonious sounds and gentle vibrations create a deep healing relaxation.

During the session, your brain enters quickly into alpha state of mind which is a relaxed state of mind that allows you to be more receptive, open, creative and less critical.

Contact Dr. Claire Kao

3593 W. 26th Ave.
Vancouver, BC

Canada, V6S 1N8
Tel: 778-997-4628
​Email: hsienjukao@gmail.com

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