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The following information will help you prior to your appointment. If you have any questions please give us a call 250-542-3320


EATING: Please make sure you eat at least ONE HOUR before any and all appointments.

PATIENT FORMS: Allow 10-15 minutes to fill in the intake forms.

FIRST APPOINTMENT: The first appointment consists of a consultation and a treatment. Allow approximately 1 to 1 ½ hours.

FOLLOW-UP APPOINTMENTS: Follow-up appointments on average are 30 minutes to 1 hour, greater or lesser time may be required.

VACCINES: If you’ve just had any type of vaccine, flu shot, shingle shot, or vaccines for travelling out of the country, please allow 48 hours before getting an acupuncture treatment.

MEDICATIONS: If you’re taking prescription medications, kindly bring the list of medications with you for your first appointment.

TEST RESULTS: If you have recently had testing for your current or pre-existing condition, for example, Xray, CT scan, MRI, Blood Test etc. Please bring the written results with you.

CLOTHING: Wear some comfortable loose clothing.

AGE: For patients age 18 or under a parent or legal guardian must sign the consent form.

AFTER TREATMENT: Relaxing after any acupuncture treatment is suggested. Heavy exercise, sauna, hot tub and swimming is not recommended.

OTHER THERAPIES: If you are being treated by other therapist for the same condition, such as Physiotherapy, Massage therapy or Chiropractic, we recommend you plan only one treatment per day. If you do need to plan two appointments in one day, it works much better if you do the acupuncture first followed by another therapy.