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Mar 14, 2018

If you have been diagnosed with Endometriosis, you don’t need to be told how painful it can be. Many women I treat hope for a weekend period so they don’t have to keep making excuses to miss work, meetings, and parties. Endometriosis is not simply painful periods, although it is that. It is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects up to 10% of women of reproductive age in Canada. We offer endometriosis treatments in Vancouver.

Laser Therapy for Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder)

Mar 13, 2018

Frozen shoulder is a mysterious condition with a notoriously long healing process. Mysterious because the cause is most often not understood or identifiable, and a notoriously long healing process since the recovery process is slow and can often take anywhere from 18-24 months to regain range of motion and reduce pain.

A Gentle 10-Day Staycation Detox

Mar 13, 2018

Spring is in the air! And so is spring detox season. We loved this post in 2014 so are revising it and re-sharing it! Speaking with patients over the years, I’ve been reminded that ‘detox’ or ‘cleansing’ can involve many different things, depending on who you ask. I wanted to write a blog post for those people who’d like to do a very gentle, supportive, spring detox that wouldn’t require medical supervision.

Combining The Ancient Wisdom of Chinese Medicine with Laser Treatments - Follow Up Case Study

Mar 12, 2018

March is endometriosis awareness month which reminded me of a blog I had written a few months ago about a patient who had been struggling with infertility. 


Mar 11, 2018

Lets say you are heading into another IVF cycle, and trying not to let your mind think about how afraid you are of another unsuccessful outcome. Or you are newly pregnant, and trying hard not to worry about what could go wrong again. Or perhaps your period is due, and you are feeling hopeful, but also afraid because you don’t want to endure another let down. It’s distressing, because you can’t stop the fearful thoughts but you don’t want to be negative or pessimistic, and you’re afraid of being too hopeful, because you want to protect yourself from disappointment. In any case, you don’t want to stress about it, because you’ve heard that stress has a negative impact on fertility. ...Sound familiar?

Laser-Acupuncture for Knee Pain can Help You Get More Spring into Your Step!

Mar 06, 2018

Believe it or not we are officially into the 3rd month of 2018 and just two weeks away from Spring! The freezing cold temperatures and snowy, icy weather are (hopefully) beginning to thaw and give way to a beautiful West Coast Spring.

Nausea in Pregnancy: The Barf Bag

Mar 02, 2018

It’s estimated that somewhere between 70-80% of women struggle with nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. Most of the time, the symptoms are limited to the first trimester – and somewhere around 13 or 14 weeks it’ll start to lift. Unfortunately, a small percentage of women have prolonged symptoms that can last until delivery.

Wood Element: Tips for Renewal and Balance in Springtime

Mar 02, 2018

After the depth, introspection and hibernation of Winter, Spring is always a welcome sight.

Cold Laser “Significantly Superior” to Anti-inflammatory Medications for Achilles Tendonitis

Mar 01, 2018

In most cases, the term inflammation goes hand in hand with pain. Achilles tendonitis is no different. Achilles tendonitis, in short, is inflammation of the achilles tendon, which connects the calf muscle to the heel bone.

HEAL Documentary Summary notes from Dr Lorne Brown Acubalance

Feb 27, 2018

Acubalance Welncess Centre hosted the screening of the Heal Documentary in Vancouver, BC, on January 18, 2018, and it was incredibly well received by the full house.

You can order your own copy from the Heal website