Category Archives: Acupuncture

H&H Story from E.C. & N :)

Christina, My baby boy came within the 48 window you predicted. He stayed head down and we were able to have our home birth. Labour was really easy (comparatively) and quick; and was really relaxed throughout it. It was a … Continue reading

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H&H story from K.J.

A good friend of mine one day convinced me to tag along with her to H&H.  Acupuncture was definitely outside of my wheelhouse and not something I new much about.  After that first session, I was in. I go as … Continue reading

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H&H story from G.D.

Back in September 2016, I received a serious head injury that resulted in a long lasting concussion and a prolonged period off work. My friend, Lauren, recommended I see Christina to help me deal with the persisting symptoms including severe … Continue reading

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Shine a light: an article about Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of depression, in which the onset is related to changes in seasons. Symptoms commonly start in the fall and continue through the winter months, due to declining daylight hours and temperature, sapping your … Continue reading

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H&H story from M.L.

I have been receiving acupuncture treatment regularly since 1991, usually once a month. This was a result of very good advice from my “forward-thinking” medical doctor, as a last-ditch attempt to resolve long-standing digestive issues that could not be diagnosed … Continue reading

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H&H Story from K.D.

In early 2014 escalating neck and shoulder pain lead me to scour the Internet in search of accessible local options. As a full time student with an adoration of all things social justice oriented, Heart and Hands fit the bill … Continue reading

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H&H Story from J.A.

So grateful to the awesome acupunks at Heart & Hands! I’ve been receiving loving, supportive, gentle and generous health care for over six years at this clinic. I have referred my father, mother, brother, sisters and countless friends to Heart … Continue reading

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H&H Story from W.L.

I have a tear in my rotator cuff, so I was going to physio for 2 years. I decided to give Community Acupuncture a try because my sister went for her migraines. My first time at acupuncture Christina put a … Continue reading

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H&H Story from M.C.

My body wouldn’t stop shaking. I lay awake in a cold sweat, my mind spinning. My heart pumped so vigorously I thought it would break through my chest. That was my first anxiety attack. At that point in my life … Continue reading

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H&H story from L.K.

When my partner and I decided to have a baby, we soon learned that I have polycystic ovarian syndrome, and getting pregnant wouldn’t be as simple as we’d hoped. I began regular acupuncture treatments at Heart & Hands, to boost … Continue reading

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