Ouch! Got pain?
Whether you’re suffering from chronic migraines, arthritis, fibromyalgia or are recovering from an injury, pain is likely a constant presence in your life. In the search for relief, perhaps you’ve already tried massage, stretching, physiotherapy, ice and heat, painkillers, and more. If you haven’t yet been able to ease or resolve your pain, we can help.
Our 100% natural multidisciplinary approach to healing injuries and resolving pain incorporates research-based and time-tested treatments, including low level laser therapy (LLLT/photobiomodulation), acupuncture, naturopathy, diet, supplements, and mind-body tools effective at resolving pain.
Do these symptoms sound familiar?
- A dull ache
- Pins and needles
- Limited range of motion
- Interferes with daily activity
- Avoiding certain activities because they cause pain
We know how you feel, and we know we can help.
That’s because we’ve helped thousands just like you, using a 100% natural approach, since opening our clinic in 2000.
Our treatments work for a wide range of injuries and conditions that cause pain, including:
- Headaches (migraine, cluster, tension, cervicogenic)
- Jaw pain/TMJ
- Sinus headaches
- Joint pain
- Recent injuries: tendon, joint, ligament or muscle
- Menstrual cramps
- Chronic pain syndrome
- Rotator cuff tears and frozen shoulder
- Knee and lower back pain
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Plantar fasciitis
- Neck and shoulder tension/pain
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Interstitial cystitis/pelvic pain
- Digestive discomfort
How It Works
We address the root cause
Instead of the mainstream medical approach that focuses on treating symptoms, we treat the whole person to help restore you to your ideal state of health. We dig deep and give you a complete health audit, looking for any potential underlying causes that are currently preventing you from experiencing vitality and optimal health.
We use an all natural approach that your doctor may not be familiar with
Our individual sessions include one or more treatments from the best combination of modern and traditional medicine: functional medicine, acupuncture, Chinese medicine, naturopathy, low level laser therapy (LLLT)/photobiomodulation, IV nutritional drips, diet therapy, lifestyle counseling, and mind-body stress reduction tools. You deserve to be pain free.
We help you awaken your body's own healing abilities
Your body is not “broken” and it is absolutely possible for you to take control and resolve your symptoms naturally. We help bring your body back into balance so it can regain its innate self-regulating functions and truly heal itself.
We keep it simple and results are quick
Resolving your symptoms doesn’t have to be difficult or take a long time. Simple lifestyle and diet changes, along with our targeted natural therapies, offer a straightforward and effective way to attack pain head on.
We focus on how you FEEL -- not just what the X-ray or MRI report says
We will provide you with ongoing support every step of the way. Your practitioner will monitor your progress to ensure you are starting to feel better, and where appropriate will adjust your treatment as you improve. We will be there to discuss any worries or concerns you may have, and provide you with ongoing lifestyle and diet coaching to help you manage stress and stay on track. Within a few weeks, you should notice significant changes in your symptoms and overall sense of well-being.
Our approach ALWAYS includes stress reduction
Stress is often one of the causes that may be exacerbating your symptoms. As part of our treatment protocol, we teach you very simple ways to enhance sleep and relaxation that will support your body’s natural healing system.
The Process Is Simple
Free Phone Consult
At your free phone consultation, you and our clinician will discuss your case, medical history, any medications you’re taking, and most important of all, your goals. We want to be certain that our program will meet your needs and there is a high probability of success for you before we move on to the next step.
Detailed Assessment & Treatment Plan
Once your free consultation is complete and you agree to move forward, the next step is your intake appointment. At this appointment, your clinician will take a detailed assessment of your symptom patterns, medical history and other relevant factors, in order to determine the root cause of your issue and devise a specific plan catered to you.
You will then be given a treatment plan with easy-to-follow instructions that will depend on your individualized assessment, but typically includes acupuncture and low level laser therapy (LLLT/photobiomodulation). In addition, your practitioner can provide coaching on ways you can take charge of your own health and wellbeing.
Active Treatment & Symptom Resolution
You’ll return for regular visits (exact frequency to be determined by your practitioner) to ensure close support as you begin to feel the positive shifts of the therapy. We want to make sure your treatment plan is yielding the expected results: a significant reduction in pain and increased healing.
Transitional Care As Your Condition Stabilizes
Once we see stable improvements, we will begin to reduce the frequency of your visits. This usually occurs after about 8-12 visits. Typically you would start out coming regularly, then once a month for a couple of visits, and then you will no longer need regular treatments.
We’ll be here in case you ever want to come in for a tune-up or to address other health concerns.
Of course, many of our patients do wish to continue with “ongoing maintenance” and we are happy to work that out with you, should that be your wish.
Taking Care of Your Friends and Loved Ones
We pride ourselves on the fact that 80% of our new patients have been referred to us by our past patients or people in the community who have witnessed their friends and loved ones receiving life-changing benefits from our work.
So we very much look forward to helping your friends, family, and loved ones on their journey to a more joyful, energetic and purposeful life.
An Unparalleled Track Record of Excellence
Our mission is simple: Exceptional Caring. Exceptional Results.
I have cancelled my back surgery (laminectomy and fusion of L4-S1) that was originally scheduled for July 25th!!! My symptoms improved significantly over the last little while. While in Vancouver, I experienced several days of no pain and increased mobility in my low back following the acupuncture and laser sessions at Acubalance. I am now confident that I will eventually be able to get even more stability and range of movement... Read more »
If you’ve ever had chronic knee pain, you will appreciate this. I have suffered from chronic knee pain for a number of years and it finally got to the point where I needed to do something about it. These treatments have made an incredible difference and have allowed me to go back to my 5km walks with my wife, pain free… Read more »
My name is Tressa and three and a half years ago I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). For three years I battled RA with an anti-inflammatory diet and a natural approach. Five weeks ago I started laser treatment on my knees at Acubalance and the change has been incredible! I have gone from taking eight pain medications a day… Read more »
I turned 50 & fell apart! First a frozen shoulder this winter, then Morton’s Neuroma in my foot. Orthotics gave some relief, but I was still unable to walk even short distances without pain. After three sessions with Bronwyn at Acubalance with the LLLT laser they use for injured areas, I was able to hike the BCMC trail in North Vancouver without pain… Read more »
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