When patients see me at Acubalance fertility acupuncture clinic, their initial appointment always takes a little extra time. We go over labs results, talk about symptoms, and draw up a treatment plan together. Often I find that their doctors have referred them to a fertility clinic, but they’re still waiting to hear back. When they do finally get the phone call, their initial appointment is months away, leaving...
Apr 20, 2018 | Bronwyn Melville, B.A., R.TCM.P
Mar 25, 2018 | Bronwyn Melville, B.A., R.TCM.P
One of the things about moving into a new clinic space is the need to make new everything-that-had-the-old-address. For example my business cards, which Lorianne masterfully drafted last week, and they have arrived off the presses. There’s a new item on these ones: Craniosacral therapy, for which I was trained through the Upledger Institute. It’s something I practice with my patients sometimes, but I’ve never put it on my business cards.
Mar 14, 2018 | Bronwyn Melville, B.A., R.TCM.P
If you have been diagnosed with Endometriosis, you don’t need to be told how painful it can be. Many women I treat hope for a weekend period so they don’t have to keep making excuses to miss work, meetings, and parties. Endometriosis is not simply painful periods, although it is that. It is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects up to 10% of women of reproductive age in Canada. We offer endometriosis treatments in Vancouver.
Feb 08, 2018 | Bronwyn Melville, B.A., R.TCM.P
In my practice, I treat a variety of health complaints, such as eczema, allergies, fertility, digestive problems, anxiety and sleep.
Feb 02, 2018 | Bronwyn Melville, B.A., R.TCM.P
Much of our practice at Acubalance follows modern research in our pursuit of health goals. However, we also have deep roots in traditional medicine from which we grow our modern practice.
Jan 19, 2018 | Bronwyn Melville, B.A., R.TCM.P
We hear quite a bit about probiotics these days. Everyone recommends we eat them, but what, if anything, do THEY find to eat in there...?
Jan 12, 2018 | Bronwyn Melville, B.A., R.TCM.P
“I’m getting a lot of conflicting information.”
Dec 17, 2017 | Bronwyn Melville, B.A., R.TCM.P
Most of my patients express an earnest desire to develop a meditation practice, but a common roadblock they share is a lack of free time. We’ve all heard the recommendation to begin a practice, but the time commitment can be overwhelming. Even so, there is a solution: consider giving yourself the gift of 15 minutes per day, because that is truly all it takes.
Dec 01, 2017 | Bronwyn Melville, B.A., R.TCM.P
With the busiest season of the year just around the corner, the number of patients arriving at the clinic exhausted and frazzled has increased exponentially: in bed late, up early, frantically meal/gift planning during your breaks at work. If this sounds like you, it may be time to revisit your acupuncturist for some much needed, rejuvenating sleep.
Nov 17, 2017 | Bronwyn Melville, B.A., R.TCM.P
Ignoring the double entendre of this blog title, I endeavour to move forward in Movember fashion with a simple but powerful recipe. For men. A food recipe that is good for men’s reproductive health, to be clear, not a list of ingredients that make a man; everyone knows they’re made of puppy-dog’s tails.