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.
Sep 18, 2017 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
Most people know that acupuncture can help with pain management.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. Statistics show that 85% of women have at least one PMS symptom each month.
Jul 15, 2017 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
Back pain caused by spinal disc herniations have tremendous physical, financial, and emotional burdens. When it is accompanied by radiating pain and numbness in the extremities, it can be truly debilitating.
Jul 06, 2017 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
It’s been a busy month here at Acubalance with the opening of our Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) Clinic and implentation of the Laser Baby Program.