Our Naturopathic Medicine and Chiropractic Teams offer acupuncture treatments as part of their comprehensive approach to health care.

Acupuncture is a treatment that has been around for thousands of years! It is a gentle and effective therapy to support health and well-being. Generally quite painless, the practice involves inserting tiny needles along energy meridians in the body to help stimulate balance and improve physical and mental health.

Acupuncture can have many benefits across a variety of areas including:

  • Balancing nervous system
  • Preparing for labour and birth
  • Improving energy and sleep
  • Hormonal balance & Menstrual concerns
  • Headaches
  • Stress & Anxiety
  • Balancing nervous system
  • Preparing for labour and birth
  • Improving energy and sleep
  • Digestive concerns

     

Fertility Services

The fertility journey can be challenging. The WOMB endeavors to provide a supportive, empowering space and outlet for families as they try to conceive. This involves preparing your body for pregnancy, and finding solutions, options, and emotional support if you’re having trouble getting or staying pregnant.

Pregnancy Care

Along with pregnancy comes a whole wide range of emotions! Every member of our team at The WOMB is experienced in, and passionate about pregnancy care. From managing pain and symptoms, helping with relaxation, nourishing your body and a healthy baby, and providing emotional support, we’ve got you covered!

Postpartum Care

It really is incredible what our body is capable of - you just grew a baby! Our team is specialized, and can help on your journey to feel like yourself again. We can work with you to repair and restore your core, strengthen your pelvic floor, build your immune system, and support your mental health, so you can go on to be the best possible parent for your little one!

Pediatric Services

It really does take a village! We are here to help you with all common infant and childhood concerns, and provide loving care to those beautiful babies! As your children grow, we remain with you to support their healthy development, address any challenges you may be facing, watch them flourish, and answer any questions you might have along the way!

Family Services

The pregnancy stage may be over, but our care doesn’t stop there. At The WOMB, we truly believe that everyone deserves self care and we value building long term relationships with your family. We work with family members of all age groups and genders from infants to adolescents to adults, and we’ll create a custom, holistic approach that is right for you, and your loved ones.

Frequently Asked Questions About Acupuncture

Acupuncture helps to stimulate the nervous system through the insertion of very tiny needles specific points in the skin, which trigger the brain to alter its hormonal output in order to reduce pain, calm the nervous system, and help balance hormones.

Typically no. Most people find acupuncture quite relaxing, and many fall asleep during the treatment! Some individuals may feel some heaviness or warmth around certain points, but generally acupuncture is quite painless.

No, but it does aid in the body’s natural preparation for childbirth. The goal of Acupuncture prior to labour is to bring blood flow to the pelvis, encouraging baby to descend while also preparing the cervix to soften and dilate and the uterine muscles to contract, but only when your body and baby are ready!

Yes. In fact, acupuncture has been used to treat a number of nausea-related symptoms, including morning sickness. It is also used in the treatment of other conditions such as heartburn and joint pain, to name a few.

Yes! Moxibustion is a Traditional Chinese Medicine technique that involves burning an herb over various acupuncture points. Our Naturopathic Doctors most commonly use moxibustion in combination with acupuncture to help encourage breech babies to turn into the head down position before birth.

Acupuncture is provided under Chiropractic and Naturopathic Medicine. Find out the availability, pricing and booking options for this service.

Complementary Services

At The WOMB Vaughan, we have an entire integrative health team that can work collaboratively to provide the best possible combination of care to you and your family. Here are a few services that work well in conjunction with Acupuncture. Please contact us anytime to help you put together the best team for your needs!

Naturopathy

Our wonderful WOMB Naturopathic Doctors all have a special interest in family planning, fertility, pregnancy, post-partum care, and pediatrics. They will guide and empower you to take control of your own health. Appointments have a strong focus on patient education and working towards a preventative approach to health. Naturopathic Doctors treat using herbs, supplements, dietary and lifestyle guidance, homeopathy, acupuncture, and vitamin injections. They can see all members of the family and provide integrative primary care including well-child checks.

Registered Massage Therapy

Back pain, leg pain, headaches, and overall tension in the neck, shoulders, and the rest of the body is so common. Our wonderful Registered Massage Therapists are highly experienced and they can help you to relax, and release tension. Our RMTs have additional training in prenatal massage, and even in infant massage! Some of the most common reasons to see a Registered Massage Therapist include reducing and eliminating pain, improving joint mobility, reducing muscular tension, and alleviating musculoskeletal disorders associated with every day stress.

Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care can transform the health of the whole family, ranging from newborn babies, to children to older adults. It may also be used to help with fertility, pregnancy related pain, and the post-partum period. It is a manual therapy that is used to put the body into alignment. Chiropractic care focuses on restoring function to the nervous system so that the body can work optimally and heal itself naturally. Other areas of focus include the spine, muscles, and joints. Chiropractic can be used as a preventative measure to help achieve an optimal state of health and well-being.