Absolutely! Direct billing is available to most major insurance companies, including, Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan Cowan Desjardins Insurance The Great West Life Assurance Company Industrial Alliance Financial Group Johnson Johnston Group Manulife Maximum Benefit Pacific Blue Cross Standard Life Sun Life Financial
I received my Diploma of Acupuncture from Pacific Rim College in 2017, which is a three year program with over 2,000 hours of theoretical and practical study. Upon passing the Pan-Canadian Exams, I became a Registered Acupuncturist and am in good standing with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia. [...]
In British Columbia, Registered Acupuncturists are not allowed to claim a specialty. Most practitioners, including myself, treat a vast scope of conditions in their practice; however, personal interest, experience, and continuing education of the practitioner can come into play. I welcome all in my practice, regardless of age, gender, religion, or ethnicity; and aim [...]
The recommended frequency of treatments depends on your unique condition. As a general rule, chronic conditions require a consistent frequency of treatments through a longer period of time. Typically, a treatment plan would be provided for you during your initial visit.
It doesn’t have to! Acupuncture pins vary in length and gauge. You can fit over 30 acupuncture needles in the opening of a hypodermic needle, they are tiny. The length of the needles often doesn’t correspond the strength of sensations you get either. Pain is not a desired sensation during an acupuncture treatment. A [...]