What is Laser Acupuncture?

Laser Acupuncture is a treatment where special light is used to achieve the effects of Acupuncture without the use of the needle. Laser Acupuncture is 100% pain free and is a very good option for those who scared of needles, kids and elderlies.

The use of laser light as an alternative to needles to stimulate acupuncture points has been promoted for almost three decades. For those who are scared of acupuncture this is a great choice, and also for kids. Perhaps the greatest advantage of laser acupuncture is that it’s completely painless.

How does Laser Acupuncture work? 

The photon is absorbed by the cells on the skin. This absorption causes bio-chemical, electric and energetic actions to take place. It acts on the sympathetic, Para-sympathetic to release dopamine, serotonin & endorphin etc. Its mechanism of action increases energy and oxygen intake within the cells. This regulates the circulatory function.

Celebrity Acupuncturist, Saloomeh Abrishami ( Sali ) , is a registered Acupuncturist with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture of BC (CTCMA of BC) with the registration number# 04690
She has also obtained additional certifications in cosmetic facial rejuvenation and anti- aging techniques.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. The level of coverage will depend on the limits set out by your insurance company.

No. As mentioned on several occasions earlier, Laser Acupuncture is a form of non-invasive acupuncture and is 100% painless.

The efficiency of Laser Acupuncture is governed primarily by certain variables such as its output power, time of treatment, wavelength, beam spot size and the location of the Acupuncture points or area selected for treatment.

Laser Acupuncture is 100% painless due to its non-invasive nature. Traditional Acupuncture is an Invasive Therapy where only Licensed Acupuncturists are allowed to treat Patients.

Yes, Laser Acupuncture is an alternative to the Traditional Acupuncture. Laser Acupuncture is safe, hygienic, and 100% painless as compared to Traditional Acupuncture, which is a form of invasive treatment.

Many first-time patients are concerned that acupuncture needles will feel like hypodermic injections at the doctor’s office. They won’t. Acupuncture uses hair-thin, flexible needles that you will hardly feel when our Acupuncturist inserts them. When she gently stimulates the needles they may produce a unique sensation that Oriental medicine calls de qi. Patients often describe de qi as a heavy, achy pressure, or spreading, traveling feeling. You may also feel an “electrical” sensation moving down the meridian pathways, though this is less common. Most patients find these acupuncture sensations deeply satisfying and leave the treatment feeling relaxed both mentally and physically.

Yes. Acupuncture is used by millions of Canadians every year. Acupuncturists are required to undergo extensive education, including detailed study of human anatomy and training in Clean Needle Technique. Our acupuncturist has passed comprehensive national board examinations administered by the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture of BC and she is licensed by CTCMA of BC. As required by law, she uses pre-sterilized, disposable, single-use needles to ensure your complete safety.

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