Treatment Methods

Note that Traditional Chinese Medicine is not a miracle cure and results might vary by person. Book a consultation to learn how the different TCM methods work and what it can do for you.


Moxibustion is the burning of Mugwort leaf or Moxa that comes in a cone-shaped form or a stick. It is placed either directly or indirectly on or near the acupuncture points.


Electro-acupuncture involves attaching a device that generates electrical stimulation to acupuncture needles in order to maintain continuous needle sensation.

Cupping Therapy

One of the traditional Chinese medicine techniques is cupping which has been practiced for thousands of years. Whether it is fire cupping or blood cupping, it promotes blood circulation in the location under treatment.


Tuina is a manipulative technique that could be somewhat equivalent to massage therapy. This technique does not involve acupuncture needles and intends to stimulate the flow of Qi and blood.


Acupressure is performed by apply specific form of pressure to the acupuncture points. This technique is suitable for individuals who dislike needles.

Scalp Acupuncture

Scalp acupuncture involves insertion of needles superficially at the specific points on the scalp.

Auricular Acupuncture

Auricular acupuncture involves inserting tiny needles on the outer ears or sticking ear-seeds or magnets to maintain stimulation.

Acupuncture Clinic

If you are looking for an acupuncture clinic Dr. Zahra is currently taking new patients in Regina, Saskatchewan, at Gateway Alliance Medical. The clinic located in North Vancouver is temporally closed.

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