About Wholistic Medicine
Wholistic Medicine is the Art and Science of Healing
incorporating care of the Whole Person - Body, Mind, Emotion and Spirit
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine are wholistic medical systems with well over 4500 years clinical experience
Wholistic medicine integrates conventional and complementary therapies to relieve pain and suffering, resolve and
prevent common diseases and restore and promote optimal health. Complimentary therapies include: Acupuncture,
Oriental Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Chiropractic Medicine, Naturopathic Medicine, Aurvedic Medicine, Homeopathy, etc..
Each person is seen as a unique individual, rather than an example of a particular disease
Beyond temporary ailments of cold, flu or injury; Disease is understood to be the result of physical, mental, emotional,
spiritual, social and or environmental imbalances; which manifest as a Dis-ease Pattern
Healing takes place when the pattern is understood and appropriate actions are taken, ie; necessary treatments
(conventional or complimentary medical), lifestyle changes, medicinal herbs, supplements, diet,
exercise and mental/emotional support
In addition to mastering the therapies of his/her discipline, the Wholistic practitioner acts as a guide, mentor and a
role model. The patient is educated, encouraged and empowered to make any and all changes to their lifestyle,
habits, and behaviours which may have perpetuated the Disease Pattern.
Therapeutic help is designed into the treatment plan to help patients accomplish their healing goals
Multiple treatment methods can address the Disease Pattern. At Vital Pulse Acupuncture Wholistic Medicine,
we integrate: Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Acupressure, Oriental Massage; Mind-Body Therapies such as,
Hypnotherapy, Wholistic Counseling, Energy Psychology and Medical Qi Gong;
with Diet, Nutrition and Lifestyle Counseling to facilitate a comprehensive healing experince.