Acupuncture In Brantford, Ontario

Esther Norine Shelley, R.Ac

Do you need to revitalize your energy due to fatigue? Registered Acupuncturist, Esther Shelley, can help restore and rebuild your energy! Lose the fatigue–Live with Vitality!

Do you catch every cold and flu going? Specific acupuncture points help strengthen your immune response (called Wei Qi) to an improved level of health, and that includes allergies!

Are you active in sports such as golfing or tennis, and have hurt any of your joints recently? Knees, elbows, shoulders? Brantford Acupuncture Clinic offers you help with pain relief from golfer’s & tennis elbow, sciatic pain, knee concerns and arthritic pain!

Our services extend to Brantford, Brant County, St. George, Ancaster, Paris, Cambridge and Hamilton, ON and beyond!

Are you having problems conceiving? We offer fertility support services as well, and help keep you comfortable throughout your pregnancy as well. Morning sickness, back pain—these all tend to play a part in ‘pregnant life’, and acupuncture is well known for its supportive abilities for pregnancy care and birthing support. Even babies can have acupuncture from birth. They have no fear factor and are totally comfortable with it.

Whether you are seeking pain relief, fertility support, insomnia or head ache care, Brantford Acupuncture Clinic is the place for you.

Our patient care and specific training allow us to offer well-rounded support services. Since 2013, acupuncture in Ontario has changed.

Provincially, Chinese acupuncture has become a regulated profession and that’s good for you! It means standardized training. No more certificates that allow for a weekend training, or a year training. It is now a medical profession that is ruled by the same laws that regulate doctors and nurses.

Ontario is the 5th province in Canada to regulate acupuncture, allowing us to not have to charge hst on our services—another plus for you the patient!

If you have extended health care coverage that includes acupuncture specifically (separate from your naturopathic or chiropractic coverage), then our services should be covered. Please check with your employer to see if our services are covered for you! Our acupuncture services are regulated by, and duly registered with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners & Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO) as mandated by the province of Ontario.

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