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Our downtown Toronto Acupuncture clinic offers a powerful blend of natural therapies including TCM Acupuncture and Arvigo® Therapy.

Are you living with pain or other issues related to Women’s Health?  Do you struggle with Fertility concerns?  Are stress, insomnia or anxiety making it worse?

Helping you reclaim your health

Discover safe and effective treatments for issues that don’t always respond well to conventional medicine.

Pain Relief

Acupuncture can help bring relief for both acute and chronic pain conditions such as these and more:

  • migraines, headaches
  • back and neck pain
  • menstrual pain
  • fibromyalgia

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Stress & Anxiety

Boost your body’s health and improve your reaction to stress.  Acupuncture can help with a number of issues such as these:

  • insomnia
  • generalized anxiety
  • chronic stress, brain fog

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Cosmetic Acupuncture

Facial rejuvenation is a gentle yet effective alternative to more invasive options such as Botox.  This approach can help:

  • lessen appearance of lines
  • improve skin’s texture
  • enhance collagen production

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Natural therapies to support fertile health for these and other issues:

  • endometriosis & fertility
  • PCOS & fertility
  • unknown infertility
  • IVF and IUI support

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Women’s Health

Treatments and support to benefit Women’s Health at all stages of life:

  • menstrual pain & irregularity
  • digestive & reproductive health
  • menopause symptom relief

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Pregnancy Support

Acupuncture can safely treat many concerns that may arise in pregnancy, including:

  • nausea, morning sickness
  • headaches, body pain
  • constipation
  • preparing for labour

Natural Solutions for Body & Mind

Helping to heal and promote long term well being.  Gentle therapies such as Acupuncture and Arvigo® Therapy use a “whole person” approach to enhance your body’s innate healing resources.


Calm stress, promote circulation, help balance healthy neuro-endocrine communication.


Replenish with targeted nutritional support based on the ‘whole-body’ approach of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Arvigo® Therapy

Promote healthy blood, lymph and energy flow to the reproductive and digestive systems.

Barbara Poczyniak, R.Ac

An experienced practitioner with a passion for Traditional Chinese Medicine and working in partnership with patients. I take the time to listen and am here to help.

Why work with us on your health needs?

  • Acupuncture should be a relaxing, nurturing experience.  Regardless of the reason you are coming in for treatment – you should always feel better than when you arrived.
  • We’re trained in gentle, effective needling techniques. Acupuncture doesn’t have to hurt. If you’re shying away from acupuncture for this reason please let us know.
  • Acupuncture works in different ways than other medicine – we will go over your healing plan, explain the concepts and what you can expect.
  • Our clinic is clean, modern and centrally located.
  • We offer convenient office hours 5 days a week, with appointment times to work with most schedules.

How Stress Affects Your Health

Most people who seek out acupuncture are very familiar with it being an effective natural pain reliever. Do you know that acupuncture has a profoundly relaxing affect and can help with chronic stress? ​Stress is now estimated to be a key factor...

Cosmetic Acupuncture: Naturally Radiant

Facial Rejuvenation with acupuncture is a time-honoured method of slowing down the signs of aging while also addressing the overall health of the body. Although most women seek out Cosmetic Acupuncture strictly for the aesthetic benefits, it is...

How does Acupuncture for Fertility Work?

More women are using acupuncture as a supportive therapy to optimize fertility as they prepare to get pregnant - either naturally or with IUI or IVF. Some of my clients are even being referred to acupuncture by their doctors as a part of their...

What is Facial Gua Sha?

If you've heard of Gua Sha, you probably know it as the Traditional Chinese Medicine 'skin scraping' therapy that quickly relieves muscle aches and typically leaves (temporary) red marks on the body. So, what is Facial Gua Sha – and how is it a...

The Healing Power of Sleep

Ever wonder why Acupuncturists always inquire about your sleep? With every new patient I make it a priority to ask about their quality and quantity of sleep. It is important to consider this information even if sleep is not their main issue for...

What is a Displaced Uterus?

What does it mean when your uterus becomes displaced? How common is this and should you be worried about it? As it turns out it may be more common than you think, but it is not something most women are aware of.  The uterus is at a woman's centre. ...

Healing Scar Tissue Naturally

 “Time heals all wounds” - except for when they leave a scar. An injury can leave behind a unwelcome scar, and a lasting mark left on the body that can affect a person both physically and emotionally. Thankfully there are natural ways of minimize...

Acupuncture and IVF – how often is enough?

Acupuncture is fast becoming an important part of many women's IUI and IVF protocols.  More and more women working with Reproductive Endocrinologists are actively seeking out acupuncture as an effective supportive therapy. A number of fertility...