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Acupuncture

 Acupuncture is based in ancient traditional Chinese medicine, where ultra-fine sterile needles are inserted into the body at very precise points to treat health problems and promote healing. 

 ‘Qi’ (pronounced chi) is a nourishing substance that flows through the body via distinct channels (called meridians) that cover the entire body. Obstructions can occur along the meridians, due to physical and emotional stress, poor nutrition, infection and/or injury. Acupuncturists are trained to insert needles into specific points that stimulate the meridians, unblocking the flow of energy, and restoring vitality and healing.

 Acupuncture can relieve pain, improve sleep quality, and can help a wide range of ailments and conditions (including but not limited to):

  •  Digestive disorders - constipation, diarrhea, hyper-acidity, spastic colon, IBS
  •  Respiratory disorders - asthma, bronchitis, chest infections, sinusitis, sore throat
  •  Neurological & Muscular disorders - carpal tunnel, headaches, facial tics, frozen shoulder, low back & neck pain, osteoarthritis, tendinitis, sciatica
  •  Urinary disorders - incontinence 
  •  Menstrual & Reproductive disorders - cramps, irritability, emotional instability, hormone imbalances, pre/post IVF treatments

New Client (Treatment & Consultation)        $120

Regular Treatment                               $90

Pediatric Treatment (30 minutes)           $60

 Please download below and complete this form and bring it to your first visit.

 Acupuncture Form (pdf.)

Deep Tissue Massage

The massage techniques are slower, the pressure is deeper, and specifically located on areas of tension and pain. The goal is to realign the deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue. It is extremely effective for relieving chronic conditions (such as stiff necks, sore shoulders, and low back tightness) by physically breaking down bands of rigid tissue (adhesions) to relieve pain, stiffness and restore movement.

**Athletes who suffer from tight muscles, decreased flexibility and pain throughout their body will benefit greatly from this type of massage.

1/2hr                $60

3/4hr               $75

1hr                   $90

1.25hr             $105

1.5hr               $120

Relaxation Massage

Relaxation massage techniques are designed to increase circulation and flexibility while relieving muscle aches using lighter pressure. The focus is nurturing and gentle, so the body can switch from the 'flight-or-fight' response that occurs due to daily stress.

The massage tables are heated, ergonomic, and hydraulic. The lights are low and the music is soft. Your comfort and relaxation is our top priority! 

1/2hr     $60           3/4hr    $75            1hr        $90          1.25hr  $105           1.5hr     $120

Manual Lymph Drainage Massage

The skin is stretched and torqued in a specific manner, based on scientific, physiological principles that have proven to encourage lymph flow. If performed correctly with the correct pressure, direction and speed, this can greatly enhance recovery and facilitate drainage. It also has profound effects on systems in the body, especially for swelling and/or edema.

1/2hr    $60            3/4hr    $75             1hr    $90              1.25hr    $105   

**Book with Sarah.

Naturopathic Medicine

Unlike traditional medicine that seeks to ‘solve’ a problem with the body using medication, Naturopathy focuses on the body’s ability to heal itself through treatment of the whole person and the root cause of illness or pain (rather than just it’s symptoms). Holistic healing uses clinical nutrition and supplementation, lifestyle and dietary counseling, acupuncture, herbal medicine, homeopathy and traditional Chinese medicine to prevent future illness though an individualized wellness program designed with you rather than for you.

 Some health conditions commonly treated and/or supported include: 

  •  digestive concerns (e.g. heartburn, constipation, irritable bowel, Crohn's, colitis, food sensitivities)
  •  hormonal imbalances in men and women
  •  thyroid imbalances
  •  menstrual irregularities (e.g. irregular or painful periods, PMS, menopausal symptoms, fibroids/cysts)
  •  infertility/pre-natal/post-partum care
  •  pediatric/adolescent/young adult care
  •  insomnia/sleep disturbances
  •  mood/behavioural disorders (e.g. depression, anxiety, ADD/ADHD, etc.)
  •  stress/low energy/fatigue
  •  chronic pain conditions (e.g. headaches,migraines, fibromyalgia, etc.)
  •  allergies (e.g. seasonal, environmental, food, etc.)
  •  skin issues (e.g. eczema, psoriasis, acne, etc.)
  •  compromised immune system (e.g. frequent colds/flu, infections, HIV support, etc.) 
  •  auto-immune conditions (e.g. arthritis,lupus, Celiac disease, etc.)
  •  neurological disorders (e.g. multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's,etc.)
  •  musculoskeletal pain (e.g.low back pain, sciatica, neck/shoulder pain)
  •  diabetes
  •  high blood pressure 
  •  high cholesterol

New Patient     $210

Pediatric New Patient    $110

Follow up (based on actual time used for appointment)

30min   $80

20min   $60 ($45 pediatric)

15min    $50 ($37.50 pediatric)

Students/Seniors   25% off regular rates

*More information available under the Frequently Asked Questions section.

**Lab tests are not included in the consultation but will only be recommended if necessary. Some extended health care plans may cover the cost of testing.

Psychology

Holistic psychologists adopt a whole person approach to health. The focus of therapy is on increasing our sense of personal empowerment and freedom. Cultivating self-awareness begins the process of self-acceptance, thus creating space for the transformation of limiting behaviours, thoughts, and beliefs.

Holistic psychology integrates aspects of traditional talk therapy with body-centred, experiential, mindfulness-based approaches in order to access and transform unconscious core material. The mind - body- heart connection is integral becoming aware of and understanding the difference between the true self and the unconscious responses, and between external and authentic power. 

Through the collaborative therapeutic relationship, holistic psychologists support individuals internal wisdom in order to explore questions such as: What do I value? How do I heal? What is my intention? How can I thrive?

Areas of Support:

Personal Growth - Resilience - Self-Esteem - Work - Life Balance - Life Transitions - Navigating Interpersonal Relationships - Stress - Tension - Lack of Energy - Depression - Anxiety - Trauma - Addictions

1hr         $170

Osteopathic Manual therapy

The goal of osteopathy is to find the root cause of pain and movement limitation.

Osteopathic treatments are completely hands-on, using strong manipulations and joint movements that are combined with massage techniques to eliminate any restriction around vital organs, muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia.

Manual osteopathic therapists use a variety of techniques to address imbalances in the body, from a whole body (holistic) perspective. This includes treating bones, muscles, and fascia through the soft tissues of the body to achieve and maintain structural balance by treating and strengthening the musculoskeletal framework.

Manual osteopathic therapists use soft tissue manipulation as a form of treatment. Fascia is tissue found in all parts of the body. It connects all of the body’s structures at both superficial and deep levels. The fascia is then evaluated to to find areas of restriction and soft tissue manipulation is used to make sure the length and tension of the fascia are properly balanced.

Manual osteopathic therapists can treat the following:

• tendonitis/overuse issues
• chronic conditions
• postural problems
• headache and migraine
• whiplash
• neck and back pain
• muscular aches
• joint problems
• sciatica
• reflux, gastric and breathing complaints
• sports injuries

New Client      $140

Return Visit     $120

Certified Lactation Counseling

A Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) is trained to provide breastfeeding and lactation support for nursing parents (even those with unique health circumstances). CLC's offer assessment of a baby’s latch and feeding process, and may also provide corrective guidance and interventions when necessary.

Our team of CLC's will support the breastfeeding parent by applying our in depth knowledge about the relationship between latching and breast milk production to encourage healthy breast milk supply and feeding. 

Muscle Elements' team of CLC's are unique, as under our professional scopes of practice we can also offer the experience of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Naturopathic Medicine in conjunction with our fully certified lactation expertise. This allows our team to also provide nutritional, herbal, and additional therapeutic supports for parents and babies.

1.5hr         $250

*If you are interested in an in-home CLC visit, please contact reception for more details about pricing and scheduling.

**Please note that CLC consults with Dr. Yee must be combined with an infant naturopathic initial consultation (except with referral from another naturopathic doctor). The fee for a CLC and naturopathic combination consultation is $300.

CranioSacral Therapy

A gentle, hands-on treatment focused on eliminating restrictions in the body that have been caused by any form of trauma (emotional, mental, physical). This enables the physiological motion of the bones of the skull, spine, sacrum, coccyx (tail bone) and pelvis to return to normal. 

Craniosacral therapists seek to realign the bones of the skull by gently manipulating the skull bones at the sutures (those fibrous joints that hold bones together in the skull), allowing the cerebrospinal fluid to circulate freely (cushions and bathes the brain and spinal cord, bringing nutrients and flushing away wastes). 

There can be a somato-emotional component of craniosacral therapy,  which means when the body is supported, it can release any unwanted emotions that have been stored in the tissues. These unwanted emotions actually cause a muscular and/or internal organ imbalance.

Craniosacral therapy (CST) may provide relief of symptoms in the following: 

TMJ dysfunction, ringing in the ears, brain/spinal cord dysfunction, headaches, depression and any number of chronic aches and pains

1hr                    $90

1.25hr               $105

1.5hr                 $120

**Book with Jee, Deanna, Trudi, or Marni.

PhysioKey

A non-invasive neurostimulator for the treatment of acute and chronic pain, the physioKey creates a sensation similar to a TENS machine, and can be applied directly to any painful area.

The physiokey can create positive changes in the following situations:

* acute or chronic pain that has not been successfully managed by other treatments
nerve numbness, pain, or burning that is not relieved by injections or medications
experiencing long-term problems from injuries
* recent injury or trauma

1/2hr          $60

3/4hr         $75

1hr             $90

**Initial visits must be 60-75min   

Treatment for clients under the age of 18 years old require parental consent or a referral note from another health care practitioner.

**Book with Amanda, Jee or Lauren.

Cupping Massage

Glass (fire cupping) or plastic cups are applied to the skin, creating a vacuum seal on areas of the body to create change in both muscles and fascia.

The pressure in the cup is reduced by changing temperature or suctioning out air, so that the skin and superficial muscle layer is drawn into and held in the cup.

The suction created brings blood to the surface of the skin, expelling toxins, relieving pain, and softening the underlying muscle tissue..

**Although cupping is not painful, the recipient usually will experience circular bruises on the areas where the cups were applied, which can last for a few days.

1/2hr             $60

3/4hr            $75

1hr                $90

**Book with Jee, Melissa, Deanna, or Lauren for massage therapists; Trudi and Carleen for acupuncture.

Facial Rejuvenation - Cupping

Small cups are used to vacuum and lift the facial tissue, mimicking the pumping movements of lymphatic drainage. It is a manual method that replicates the effects of equipment currently used in most of the top aesthetic establishments. Lines and wrinkles will plump, whereas scar tissue will soften from the negative pressure, making it exceptionally powerful and surprisingly relaxing. The muscles of the face benefit greatly from the reduction of tension and tightness, releasing expression lines and loosening rigid muscles associated with TMJ disorder. Sinus infections and inflammation are also directly relieved by the loosening and drainage effects of the cups.

1/2 hr $60

**Book with Lauren.

Access BAR Session

There are 32 points on your head which, when gently touched by your practitioner, effortlessly and easily release anything that doesn't allow you to receive. This is 'running your bars' of energy between the points on either side of your head. 

Similar to hitting the delete button on your computer, all of the thoughts, feelings and emotions that keep you stuck and repeating the same patterns in your life, are released.

Thousands of people have used the Access Bars to change many aspects of their body and their life including sleep, health and weight, money, sex and relationships, anxiety, stress and so much more. Access Consciousness is now available in 176 countries!

At worst you will feel like you have just had a phenomenal massage. At best, your whole life can change into something greater with total ease!

1hr               $90

1.25hr         $105

1.5hr           $120

**Book with Trudi, Sarah, Lauren, or Marni.