Our practitioners specialize in utilizing Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine to promote and maintain general health for both men and women in Calgary, and the surrounding areas. Our team has a special focus on women’s health, fertility optimization, obstetrics and gynecology.
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a health care system that originated in ancient China, and has evolved over 3000 years.
TCM practitioners use acupuncture to treat or prevent a variety of health problems. In TCM, the body is regarded as an elaborate energetic system. Mind and body are viewed as “one” and both are considered to be important components in diagnosis and treatment. Chinese Medicine principles include the concept of Yin and Yang, two opposing yet complimentary forces which when balanced, create harmony within the body.
A constant uninterrupted flow of vital energy or essential Qi (pronounced “chee”) moves through the body along 12 main meridians or channels. Many factors can disrupt the flow of Qi or the balance of Yin and Yang. These include injury, stress, disease, constitutional weakness, poor diet or lifestyle.
Acupuncture and TCM treatments restore the normal flow of Qi, and balance Yin and Yang to stimulate the body’s innate healing mechanisms, restoring health to the body and the mind.
I can’t say enough about the kind and compassionate care I have received from the practitioners at Body in Balance Acupuncture. Since 2015, I have been seeing them for support on issues including fertility, migraines, anxiety, sleep and general well-being.
I have always felt well supported and genuinely cared for at every meeting.
My experience going to Body in Balance Acupuncture has been phenomenal. I believe it was the best decision I made during my infertility and pregnancy journeys and also for my overall health. The team is so wonderful not only physically helping me but also there to support, listen and guide me. I can honestly say that I looked forward to going for treatment and always left my appointments feeling well, physically and emotionally. Struggling with infertility is already a challenge but one that I feel was made so much better with acupuncture. I know it helped me get pregnant and stay pregnant with my daughters. I will forever be grateful to have found such a wonderful caring and fantastic team working with Body in Balance Acupuncture.
I began seeing Dr. Adrianne McEwen for weekly to bi-weekly sessions from March 2019 to March 2020 for fertility based treatments as I experienced previous early pregnancy losses. From the moment Adrianne and I met, she was friendly, compassionate and knowledgeable. Adrianne spent time listening to my needs while also offering feedback on how I could support the acupuncture results in my lifestyle through proper nutrition and sleep. I would have to say that the acupuncture sessions and the guidance from Adrianne far exceeded my expectations and really changed my life! The acupuncture sessions were very relaxing and were something I always looked forward to. Whenever Adrianne was not available, she made sure that her colleague Dr. Debbie Jarrett (who was equally lovely and knowledgeable) was available to see me for sessions or answer any questions I had. I appreciated Adrianne’s genuine interest in my health and pregnancy as she would often reach out to me outside of our appointments to check in on how I was doing and would answer any pregnancy related questions I had which was such a wonderful resource for me as it often eased my anxious mind. Fast forward to March 2020 and our beautiful and healthy baby girl was born! Although nothing is a guarantee with any pregnancy, I strongly credit my healthy pregnancy experience to the acupuncture treatment I received from Adrianne. Thank you Adrianne and Body in Balance Acupuncture for all your support!
I have been a client at Body In Balance acupuncture for years now and refer many of my own clients. I will warn you, you may hear yourself spilling your life story and be unable to help yourself! The challenges I am facing and seeking treatment for, are always met with such kindness and compassion. I feel cared for as a whole being, as it is never about addressing only physical problems. In addition to helping with physical issues, treatments leave me feeling peaceful, grounded and centered.
Body in Balance practitioners specialize in reproductive health. We focus and provide care for both women and men. Our treatments range from supporting natural conception, uncomplicated pregnancies, assisting those with identified fertility challenges or setbacks, and onwards to patients whose journey has taken them to IUI or IVF.
Treatments are grounded in research which indicates that acupuncture can help to balance reproductive hormones and decrease stress.
- Comprehensive holistic approach to support you and your partner throughout your fertility journey based on your lifestyle, overall health and nutrition.
- Every patient and couple are unique. This is reflected in your individual treatment plan.
- Open communication and information sharing is important for you and your partner to understand overall treatment goals and what is occurring during each treatment.
- Natural fertility & pregnancy
- Pregnancy Support
- Breech Positioning
- Pregnancy Induction
- Male factor support
- Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
- Miscarriage / Recurrent miscarriage
- Intrauterine (artificial) insemination (IUI) support
- In-vitro fertilization (IVF) preparation support & embryo transfer care
As humans, we are in constant pursuit of a healthy, balanced, and fulfilled life. Unfortunately, setbacks such as sports injury, illness, stress and major life events can sideline us. Our team at Body In Balance will assist you in overcoming these obstacles and restore total body balance, optimal health and well being.
- Comprehensive holistic approach to support you throughout your wellness journey based on your lifestyle, overall health and nutrition.
- Nutritional support.
- Each patient is unique and this is reflected through your individualized treatment plan.
- Open communication and information sharing: It is important for you to understand what is occurring during the treatment process and why our practitioners are performing each treatment.
- digestive issues
- sports injury