Category Archives: ramblings

Introducing Hayley Stobbs, R.Ac.!

Share Hayley Stobbs, R.Ac., CNC, is a registered acupuncturist, certified nutritional consultant, freelance writer, recipe developer, and artist. Hayley’s personal introduction to Chinese medicine and nutrition began at the age of eight years old. Health challenges at a young age … Continue reading

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Acupuncture on SUNDAYS, starting in April!

Share At last…you can get your acu-nap fix on Sundays…We are ecstatic about finally offering Community Acupuncture on SUNDAYS! Acu-punk Mareena Dufault, R.Ac., will be serving up the naps from 10am – 2pm, starting Sunday April 2nd! The schedule will … Continue reading

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Shine a light: an article about Seasonal Affective Disorder

Share Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of depression, in which the onset is related to changes in seasons. Symptoms commonly start in the fall and continue through the winter months, due to declining daylight hours and temperature, sapping … Continue reading

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Non-discrimination, part 2

Share It seems only fitting on Martin Luther King Day that we shout out our Non-Discrimination Statement loud and proud today. Unfortunately today, a client decided to verbally abuse several of our practitioners and sadly, this was not an isolated … Continue reading

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A HUGE thank you to our contributors! Mission accomplished: we RAISED THE ROOF!

Share We have wrapped up our month-long marathon, closing our Raise the Roof Campaign at $8330!! THANK YOU to everyone who contributed, shared & engaged with our campaign. You are all the reason why we do this important work & … Continue reading

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H&H Story from J.A.

Share So grateful to the awesome acupunks at Heart & Hands! I’ve been receiving loving, supportive, gentle and generous health care for over six years at this clinic. I have referred my father, mother, brother, sisters and countless friends to … Continue reading

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H&H Story from W.L.

Share I have a tear in my rotator cuff, so I was going to physio for 2 years. I decided to give Community Acupuncture a try because my sister went for her migraines. My first time at acupuncture Christina put … Continue reading

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H&H Story from M.C.

Share My body wouldn’t stop shaking. I lay awake in a cold sweat, my mind spinning. My heart pumped so vigorously I thought it would break through my chest. That was my first anxiety attack. At that point in my … Continue reading

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H&H story from L.K.

Share When my partner and I decided to have a baby, we soon learned that I have polycystic ovarian syndrome, and getting pregnant wouldn’t be as simple as we’d hoped. I began regular acupuncture treatments at Heart & Hands, to … Continue reading

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H&H Story by L.I.

Share During an a health crisis I was looking for help and answers from western medicine. I had seen countless doctors and ran a ridiculous amount of tests with no relief. I had over 30 symptoms to manage. Doctors started … Continue reading

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