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Acupuncture

Acupuncture CalgaryAcupuncture has been used for thousands of years for relief of pain and restoration of health.

At Active Health Calgary we combine the latest advancements in science with the benefits traditional acupuncture to provide gentle, safe and effective acupuncture care.

Dr.Migliarese received his training in acupuncture from McMasters University, a leader in medical and holistic acupuncture education.

We specialize in the treatment of pain and sports injuries. The methods we use are effective in reducing trigger points, muscle spasms, stress, and tension and very effective in the treatment of headaches, neck pain, back pain, tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, frozen shoulder, tendonitis, running injuries, golfer injuries, hockey, soccer, swimmers and baseball injuries. Plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, knee pain, hip pain and sciatica.

Is Acupuncture Safe?

Yes it is very safe. At Active Health we use a very gentle approach and only use disposable needles.

Does it hurt?

For most patients the treatment is painless. We work with our patients to insure a comfortable effective treatment.

How does Acupuncture work?

At Active Health we utilize contemporary medical acupuncture combined with traditional Chinese acupuncture. The results are much more effective.

In many sports injuries, scar tissue develops in muscle and tendons. Also trigger areas develop in damaged muscles. These trigger areas cause pain and restricted movement. These areas of adhesions are located and then treated with acupuncture. The acupuncture reduces trigger points, adhesions and spasms.

Acupuncture also reduces, pain, swelling and inflammation and helps restore good blood supply to the areas so that tissues receive good oxygen supply.The improved blood supply and oxygen is what allows for healing.

Traditional Chinese Acupuncture

By combining contemporary medical with traditional Chinese acupuncture we get improved results. At Active Health we are trained in traditional acupuncture and work to balance body systems while treating local injuries of the muscles and joints.

Acupuncture is recognized as safe and effective treatment of many ailments and has been used around the world for thousands of years.