for your cancer treatment
Do you know Acupuncture is a 100% natural approach that can significantly decrease the side effects associated with chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormone therapy or surgery? It is effective, safe and can be integrated to your established cancer treatments.
Our approach WILL help to relieve side effects of all phases of cancer treatment:
- Nausea and vomiting
- Anxiety or depression
- Digestive disorders
- Low levels of platelets, white blood cells or red blood cells
- Xerostomia (lack of saliva)
- Hot flashes
- Sleeping difficulties
and it WILL NOT interfere with your established cancer treatments and it is virtually RISK-FREE.
Why our acupuncture treatments are effective?
We stimulate the body’s natural healing process
Acupuncture stimulates and regulates the natural functions of human body; it allows the body to better withstand the aggressions from chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormone therapy and surgery. By optimizing the natural healing processes of the body, acupuncture can help you to get through your cancer treatments and effectively reduce its side effects.
We use an effective and proven approach
The use of acupuncture in cancer management is widespread around the world and many studies have been published on its benefits. Our acupuncturist has had gone through advanced training to obtain adequate knowledge about cancer in both Chinese medicine and western medicine. Our extensive clinical experience allows us to select the most effective and appropriate treatment protocols for each individual; many of these protocols are based on the teachings of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, a leader in the field of cancer care and research.
Our approach is safe and complements conventional care
Unlike many other approaches which rely on supplements and natural products, acupuncture aims to stimulate and regulate the natural healing process of human body, therefore it does not interfere with your cancer treatments, neither it will affect the effectiveness of these treatments. Acupuncture is well accepted in the field of cancer treatment and even recommended by many oncologists.
Get the support your need!
Here is how we will support you
1. Free consultation
2. A personalized plan
3. Holistic support
4. Customized treatments
5. Long-term care
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About your acupuncturist
Stéphane Pépin, ac.
Acupuncturist since 2002. Stephane has a profound interest in integrating traditional Chinese medicine into conventional medicare treatments. At Aurora, he focuses his practice on the treatment of pain, injuries, sports performance, and cancer support.
Stephane has worked with cancer patients for more than 10 years; and just like the majority of Canadians, he had close friends and family members diagnosed with cancer. He understands how overwhelming and difficult the whole process can be. From his extensive clinical experience, he saw firsthand the great many benefits acupuncture can offer.
In the past a few years, Stephane has undertaken advanced training of cancer support in both acupuncture and western medicine. He has set his mission to help you go through the ordeal of cancer treatment and improve your quality of life, so you can live fully during and after your cancer treatments.