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Combining Laser Acupuncture (LLLT) for Fertility with Assisted Reproductive Technology

Oct 30, 2017 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
The most important time to optimize your fertility is the 100 days before conception occurs. Whether you’re trying to conceive naturally or have plans for in vitro fertilization (IVF) or intrauterine insemination (IUI), cultivating a healthy mind and body the three months before planned conception can greatly increase your chances of a healthy baby.

Laser Therapy For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Oct 20, 2017 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is an incredibly common syndrome that affects 4-5% of the

5 Ways to Treat Migraines Effectively

Oct 02, 2017 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
Over 1.5 billion people in the world suffer from chronic pain, one of the three most common being headaches and migraines. Because we see it so often, the practitioners at Acubalance has developed quite an impressive toolbox for managing the symptoms, getting to the root cause and preventing the occurrence of migraines.

Pain Relief with Laser Acupuncture Treatments

Sep 18, 2017 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
Most people know that acupuncture can help with pain management.

Laser Acupuncture for Knee Pain

Sep 05, 2017 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
The knees are an important joint for basic mobility. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most commonly injured. We’ve recently attracted quite a few knee pain patients the past couple of months and have had overwhelming success using our signature laser acupuncture treatments.

The Laser Baby Program and Beyond - The Benefits During and After Treatment

Aug 29, 2017 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
The laser baby program has been in full swing at Acubalance Wellness Centre for two and half months now and we’re incredibly excited about the successful changes we’ve seen in our patient’s menstrual cycles, hormone levels, and general health and wellbeing.

Canceled Back Surgery - A Laser Acupuncture Success Story

Aug 21, 2017 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
I believe in medicine. Sometimes it requires eating an “apple a day” and other times surgery. I, like my patients, usually prefer the less invasive procedures. Surgery and cortisone injections, in my opinions and many of my esteemed colleagues, should be a last resort.

Low Level Laser Therapy for Trigeminal Neuralgia

Aug 04, 2017 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
Trigeminal neuralgia is a debilitating pain condition involving the trigeminal nerve, the largest and most complex of the 12 cranial nerves. This chronic disorder affects 4.7 per 100,000 men and 1.2 per 100,000 women, usually occurring in patients over the age of 50. 1-2% of those suffering from multiple sclerosis will also have the disease.

Sports Injuries Treated with Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT)

Jul 29, 2017 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
A life dedicated to sports can inevitability result in an ache or pain or two. Acute muscular injuries are difficult to treat because physical manipulation of the body part is often contraindicated. As a result, there are currently many limitations to therapeutic treatment of muscle or joint injuries.

Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) and the Perfect Menstrual Cycle

Jul 20, 2017 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
Many people wouldn’t think to put the words “perfect” and “period” into a sentence together. It is more common for menstrual cycles to have connotations of pain, discomfort, moodiness, fatigue, headaches, nausea and more.