I’m Moving!

To my incredible clients, If you have not yet heard, I have made the decision to move my practice. After great consideration, I am joining Reveal Wellness Studio where I will be full time effective January 1st, 2018. My online booking will be up and running via two websites: www.revealwellness.ca www.vanessagroshong.com What you need to know: I would love for …

Fall Updates

Hi Tribe! Here’s what is happening this fall… I accepted a part time teaching position with Grant MacEwan from September to December. In order to accomodate my schedule changes, I have opened Mondays for bookings. The latest hours are as follows: Mondays 11am-3pm Tuesday 1pm-7pm Wednesday 3pm-7pm Thursday 11:30am-5pm Friday 3pm-5pm Saturday Phone/Skype/Zoom appointment only 10am-2pm I have also decided …

Acupuncture, Insomnia & Blue Light

What do Acupuncture,  Blue light, and Insomnia have in common? I hosted a massage student practicum and this is an eye opening piece written by Kelsey Eigler. Think about your day right now. Play it through your head. Do you check your phone first thing in the morning? Before you go to bed? Do you work in an office? On …

Tennis Elbow and Wrist Pain

Working in a gym setting, I see a lot of elbow, forearm, and wrist pain. This can occur from many ways: Lifting too heavy a load: increasing a load when the body is not ready can result in immediate injury. Lifting a heavy load improperly: Proper technique is something I leave to all the trainers, physiotherapists, and chiropractors at Evolve. …

Happy Holidays from VG Acupuncture!

Happy Holidays Everyone!! I’m doing a fun draw before 2016! Any existing client who writes a Google Review for Vanessa Groshong Acupuncture will be entered into a draw for a free session in 2016!  How do you leave a review? You must have a Google account (ie:gmail) Open Google Maps on your mobile device (cell phone, tablet, computer) and type …

Your Brain On Acupuncture

Let us look at your brain on acupuncture! I am frequently asked “Does acupuncture really work?”, “What’s happening when you put a needle in?” , and “Will it reduce my pain?”.  I’ve compiled a few resources that can help give a visual representation of the effects of acupuncture. Here’s an interesting video that addresses these questions and shows MRI results …

A Treat For Great Digestion

As we creep into fall, it is easier for things to become busier and busier! Are you finding all the stress is creating for irregular digestion? I tried this awesome smoothie from a fellow acupuncturist and found that it is great to restart the bloaty, off-feeling, slow digestive system. It’s a great pick-me-up around lunch time and it tastes so …

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New Online Booking for Millet!

Moving from one acupuncture clinic to a new one can pose some real obstacles for both the practitioner and the clients. There is a new location, a new number, a new environment and possibly even new prices. Luckily, Vanessa Groshong Acupuncture has launched ONLINE BOOKING for the Millet location to help make this as smooth a transition for everyone. Grab your …