Laura is a Registered Acupuncturist with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO). Her treatment style is based on Chinese Medicine and combines acupuncture, cupping, moxibustion, tuina (Chinese medicinal massage), guasha (myofascial release) and cranial sacral to relieve pain, promote healing and regulate the body.
Laura treats conditions relating to pain management, sport rehabilitation, fertility and supporting pregnancy. In 2016, her training took her to Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (China) where she completed an in-depth internship on treating neurological and pain conditions, including neck and back pain, Bell's Palsy and stroke recovery.
Laura is an avid competitive dragonboat paddler, an outrigger canoeist and passionate about nutrition. She believes in a balanced active lifestyle and a positive relationship with food.
Modalities offered (incorporated into the treatment depending on the condition and consent of the individual):
- Chinese Medicine acupuncture
- guasha / scraping (Chinese myofascial release)
- ba guan / cupping
- tuina medicinal massage
Areas of focus:
- Bell's Palsy
- chronic pain (neck, back, shoulder, knees, etc.)
- Lyme's Disease
and pediatric conditions