Very fine needles are inserted into particular points on the body called acupuncture points. Acupuncture has been shown scientifically to have analgesic, anti-inflammatory and regenerative effects with very few side effects.
Many physiotherapists in Canada now successfully use acupuncture treatment as an adjunct to standard physiotherapy techniques in the management of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular dysfunction.
The Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute has been training and certifying western trained health care professionals for over 24 years in the use of acupuncture within their various scopes of practice. The methods taught are safe and effective. For more information on the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute go to: www.afcinstitute.com