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Herniated Disc Pain resolved naturally with low level laser acupuncture

Aug 23, 2018

Lower back pain with sciatica is a common symptom associated with many diseases of the lumbosacral spine, such as herniated intervertebral disc and degenerative disc diseases, and can result in functional disability. One of the major causes of this symptom is a narrowing of the intervertebral foramen accompanied by compression of the dorsal root ganglion (DRG).

Guide to Sugar #6: How to Quit Sugar

Aug 22, 2018

At last we come to the last article in the Guide to Sugar series! How to quit sugar.

Case Study: 0% to 13% Increase in Sperm Morphology in 4 Months

Aug 22, 2018

SC and his wife had been trying to conceive for 3 years when they came to Acubalance for support. They had both been assessed by their reproductive endocrinologist and determined to fall under the frustrating category that many couples find themselves in (**cue ominous music**).... the dreaded world of “unexplained infertility”.

Guide to Sugar #5: How to Eat to Stabilize your Blood Sugar

Aug 15, 2018

No one diet plan works for everyone. But one thing you can’t argue with is that stabilized blood sugar (avoiding extreme highs and lows) is crucial for health. It is also undeniable that processed sugars and refined carbohydrates should be limited.

Top 5 Tips for Improving Egg Quality

Aug 13, 2018


“My fertility doctor says I have poor egg quality, what does this mean and is there anything I can do about it?” 


Welcome back Dr. Emilie Salomons!

Aug 11, 2018

I am very pleased to be returning to clinical work starting August 26th, 2018. Time has flown by! This will be my 13th year in practice and the start of my 9th year with Acubalance.

What? No Bread!?

Aug 10, 2018

I met with a new patient this week who asked an awesome question. We were discussing she and her partners’ diet, and talking about the general dietary principles I encourage all of my patients to follow,

Guide to Sugar #4: Is Sugar Wreaking Havoc on your Digestive System?

Aug 09, 2018

If you’ve been to an acupuncturist, you are probably already familiar with our detailed and thorough questioning of digestion and elimination.

Fertility and Egg Quality: Acubalance Vancouver Doctors Chime In

Aug 03, 2018

The team at Acubalance Vancouver reviewed a brilliant lecture from the 2018 Integrative Fertility Symposium titled, It Starts with the Egg: Optimizing Oocyte Quality, by Jennifer Fitzgerald ND.

We individually sat down to watch the online lecture and then to summarize our ideas in our own blogs to share the highlights from the lecture on how to improve egg quality.

100 Days to Your Peak Fertility Potential

Aug 03, 2018

Did you know that the most important time to optimize your fertility (and that of your male partner if you have one) is during the 100 days before conception occurs? Reach Your Peak Fertile Potential with Pro-Active Preconception Care. Here are some recommendations we make at Acubalance Vancouver.