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Special Seminar in June on Myofascial Pain Syndrome


Join us June 22-23, 2024 for a special seminar presented by Jay P. Shah, MD and John Srbely, DC, PhD. The seminar is: Myofascial Trigger Points and Central Sensitization in Myofascial Pain Syndrome: Exploring their Enigmatic Pathophysiology, Dynamic Clinical Manifestations and Novel Strategies for Optimizing Patient Outcomes I recently interviewed Jay and John about the Read More

Physios talk about the benefits of acupuncture


Two physiotherapists talk about how they incorporate acupuncture into their practices, and the different types of patients they see. Watch their video conversation as they also answer the question of the differences between acupuncture and dry needling. Fedra Salias, PT, CAFCI, works mostly with neuro patients – people with stroke, spinal cord injury. She finds Read More

Acupuncture and Dry Needling Paths for Chiropractors


Most chiropractors need 200 hours of training before they can use needles in practice. After consulting with The College of Chiropractors of Alberta and with the College of Chiropractors of Ontario, we now offer two different paths to those 200 hours. Check with your regulator to see what paths are open to you. The Acupuncture Read More

Fall 2022 Update


  Fall 2022 courses are running as scheduled and we are following provincial health guidelines for the in-person component of courses. We encourage students to wear masks during courses and will always have a supply on-hand for you. Proof of vaccination is no longer required. If you’re feeling sick or have covid symptoms at the Read More

Proof of Vaccination


The health and safety of our students and instructors is a priority. Throughout the pandemic, we have been offering in-person training when we could safely do so, and at times, following public health guidelines, we have paused in-person components of courses. Currently, in-person components are being held and we ensure there are safety protocols in Read More

Call for Faculty


Acupuncture Canada is adding to its teaching team, for both our acupuncture and dry needling streams. We want to add to our entire team nationally and are especially interested in adding instructors who are based in BC and the Atlantic provinces. Instructors are required to teach online and/or onsite portions of the courses. A link to the job description and application form is below. Applications are due by January 7, 2022. Read More

COVID-19 Update for the New Year


Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation we have postponed the onsite component of January and February courses in most provinces. We will contact students soon about whether March courses will go forward as planned. Our priority is to ensure the safety of our students and instructors during this pandemic. As soon as we can safely Read More

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