Author: Christina Chan, R.Ac.

Maintenance: the ultimate goal of treatment

Maintenance: the ultimate goal of treatment

You know the old adage, “When you don’t think you have time, that exact moment is when it’s needed the most.” Here are some general guidelines for determining treatment frequency: In the time of the Classics, circa 2600BC, The Huang di Neijing (entitled “The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Medicine” in one of the latest translations) is an…

May is Bring-a-Friend (or your Mom) Month

May is Bring-a-Friend (or your Mom) Month

This is opportunity to reward our client base for their valuable word of mouth! And also a way to treat the important maternal figures in your life to some well-deserved TLC. So if you have that partner/friend/classmate/coworker (or mom) who keeps complaining about XYZ issue…maybe book yourself + them in for discounted acu-naps! This is…

The acupuncture treatments and support I’ve received from her have made a huge difference with the way I feel physically and psychologically

The acupuncture treatments and support I’ve received from her have made a huge difference with the way I feel physically and psychologically

I came to The Heart and Hands Collective last year after realizing I needed help managing the stress that was accumulating in my life as well as pain I’d been suffering with from osteo arthritis. Christina came to my rescue. The acupuncture treatments and support I’ve received from her have made a huge difference with…

Thank you to Heart & Hands for not asking more from us, for putting us first and giving us a chance to heal and relax

Thank you to Heart & Hands for not asking more from us, for putting us first and giving us a chance to heal and relax

So often folks in the community will try and help farmers. Ideas that require additional work by farmers (for free) with unknown demand or outcomes. It can be exhausting. Thank you to Heart & Hands for not asking more from us, for putting us first and giving us a chance to heal and relax. Thank…

THANK YOU for supporting Operation Adopt-a-Dog!
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THANK YOU for supporting Operation Adopt-a-Dog!

Nicole and the H&H team send a HUGE THANK YOU for everyone who booked an acu-nap on Oct 7 or 14 as well as all the generous folks who donated via e-transfer! Aaaaaaand we have exciting news, we’d like to introduce Luna! She is a “Snoodle”, a poodle-miniature Schnauzer cross! Our final tally is $483…

Give the gift of H&H for the holidays!

Give the gift of H&H for the holidays!

Here at H&H we are all about gifting experiences that support one’s health and wellness as an alternative to material goods or travel during a time of imminent climate crisis. We also encourage spending our hard-earned dollars at small businesses so they can be reinvested back into our local economy and support a liveable, vibrant…

H&H turns 12: a Humans of Heart & Hands Drive!
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H&H turns 12: a Humans of Heart & Hands Drive!

Heart & Hands, our little clinic who could turns 12 on October 6th, 2022. How time flies… Pandemic practicing is not without its trials, tribulations and quirks. There is no manual for what we should be doing.We continue to be driven by the persistent belief that acupuncture is a tool for positive social change, that…