“Where there is no movement there is pain; where there is movement there is no pain”
– Traditional Chinese proverb


Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture have been practiced for thousands of years.  It has been proven to be a safe, gentle and effective system of healing for a wide variety of health conditions during most stages of life and does not interact with any medications. Dr. Carly includes acupuncture in her treatment plans for fertility, pregnancy related symptoms, birth preparation, anxiety, high blood pressure, all pain syndromes and more.


Cupping can be used in conjunction with acupuncture or alone and is a safe, non invasive way to increase local circulation and reduce inflammation to relieve pain. It is safe to use with children, adults, in pregnancy and breastfeeding and with any medication.  Dr. Carly finds great success with cupping for neck and shoulder pain, back pain, sciatica, tendonitis of any small joints and scar tissue release.

Natural Pain Relief

If you suffer from chronic pain, headaches and/or migraines, acupuncture & cupping can be beneficial additions to your pain management plan. Pharmaceutical pain relievers are not without risk or side effects and daily use is now known to cause significant inflammatory changes in the body mkaing natural therapies like acupuncture & cupping an ideal alternative. Acupuncture has few side effects and it’s gentle and fast acting pain relief make it a superior choice to help manage your pain.

Fertility, Pregnancy & Birth

Acupuncture is beneficial for women to enhance their fertility at all stages of the fertility journey.  Acupuncture can improve egg and sperm quality, sperm motility and volume, implantation rates and reduce risk for pregnancy loss. Dr. Carly regularly uses acupuncture to enhance & support medical fertility treatments, treat pregnancy related symptoms (e.g. nausea and vomiting, high blood pressure, insomnia, and anxiety) and prepare for birth.  Clinical studies show that acupuncture increases blood flow to the reproductive organs, stimulates egg production, and increases the chances of conceiving during IVF cycles. Dr. Carly loves to use acupuncture and moxibustion for breech presenting babies and to encourage the onset of spontaneous labour in post-date pregnancies.