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Can physiotherapists do acupuncture? What physiotherapists do is not traditional acupuncture, but a technique called intramuscular stimulation (IMS) or “dry needling”. To ensure you are receiving the best possible care it is important to differentiate between what a physiotherapist can offer and traditional acupuncture. What is IMS or “Dry Needling”? IMS, or dry needling, is […]

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Welcome to Inner Chi Acupuncture, a boutique wellness centre in Vancouver, BC.  At our clinic, we strive to offer you the most relaxing healthcare experience you’ve ever had. We want to create an environment in which you look forward to spending time. See a little behind the scenes footage and get to know your acupuncturist, Jordan Titchener in […]

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I largely follow a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) based ‘”diet” but in the summer one thing I can’t get away from are smoothies. And, as with everything in TCM, it’s all about balance. So before you jump into a full blown smoothie regime (and I know you will want to after you try these recipes), […]

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Grab a coffee, sit back and get to know Jordan Titchener, the acupuncturist behind Inner Chi Acupuncture & Wellness in Vancouver. Best part of your job? Building relationships and seeing my patients get better. What do you love most about Acupuncture as a medicine? I love how acupuncture treats the root of the illness not just the symptoms. […]

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Have you ever wondered why your acupuncturist asks to look at your tongue? Tongue diagnosis is a very traditional and effective method which has been used to diagnose diseases for over two thousand years. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the tongue reflects the health of the corresponding organ systems. TCM is based on the theory that all […]

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Happy New Year! I hope you are feeling energized and refreshed as we head into 2017. Unfortunately for a lot of people, that is not the case. One of the most common complaints I receive from my clients is their inability to get a good night sleep. Insomnia and sleep disturbances leave you feeling exhausted, unmotivated, […]

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Did the holiday season sneak up on you? If you are feeling the effects of the holiday season, you are not alone! During the holidays we often find ourselves more stressed than ever. Holiday parties, shopping, large credit card bills, and entertaining can leave us feeling overwhelmed. Several studies have found acupuncture to be particularly effective in treating stress. […]

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It is hard to believe Thanksgiving weekend has come and gone. We hope you were able to enjoy the holiday with good food, family and friends. Acupuncture for Immunity It is that time of year again – the weather is getting colder here in Vancouver, the days are getting shorter, and colds and flus are […]

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