I often get asked this question a lot and it’s funny that it never occurred to me to write a post about this. I guess it’s because most of the time, I find myself answering this in the context of an acupuncture treatment and I am able to show the patient just how “teenie tiny” the needle actually is in the clinic.
Out here in the outer space realms of the internet though, showing people what a needle looks like can pose a few challenges, especially when said R.Ac is somewhat photography-challenged. So, I decided to do a simple (yes, very rudimentarily simple) comparison chart of different thicknesses of everyday objects vs a humble acupuncture needle.
My aim? To reassure you that acupuncture doesn’t feel like:
And instead, feels more like:
I completely understand that our evolutionary genetic heritage has armed us somewhat with a very real and self-preserving fear of sharp and pointy objects. However, this proudly put together chart should give some of the biggest needle-phones some...
It feels like the end of this crazy hot summer has been a time filled with opportunities! I was lucky enough to have come across quite a few new job postings between June and now. Out of curiosity in the early part of this summer, I serendipitously followed the white rabbit of employment down the rabbit hole and came up with two new part-time positions in two beautiful parts of our gorgeous city of Toronto.
So, what this means (apart from having a pretty busy schedule come this fall), is that as the start of September, I am essentially making myself available in three different parts of the great T.O (as if anybody couldn't get enough love from me!)
My schedule as of September 2018:
Mondays and Thursdays - I work at Ren's Acupuncture and TCM Clinic at 4231 Sheppard Ave East, Unit C2A in Scarborough.
Tuesdays and Saturdays - I will start work at Simple Cures at the Beaches right at the intersection of Queen St East and Lee Ave (have a gander at this amazing place - https://www.simple...