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#601-110 West 4th Street
North Vancouver, B.C.
V7M 3H3
(604) 987-1797

OBJECTIVE: Registered Acupuncturist, Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist and Counsellor



Acupuncture Treatment Protocols for:

Pain Management - Application of Nogier's French ear acupuncture and Traditional Chinese body acupuncture, Tuina (Chinese massage therapy), Qi gong (vital energy therapy), nutrition with Liver flush, counselling, and herbal formulas Cessiac and Yuccalive. Dysfunctional loops or maladaptive pain brain circuitry especially laterality is treated and balanced through French Nogier's ear acupuncture, Tuina and Qi gong. Localized pain is treated through Traditional Chinese body acupuncture.

Chemical Dependency - Application of NADA (National Acupuncture Detoxification Association) ear acupuncture protocols, herbal formulas Cessiac and Yuccalive, nutritional glutathione supplement with Liver flush, Qi gong, western self-relations psychotherapy to treat withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, depression, fatigue, sleep disorders, sexual dysfunction, headaches, and body pains. Traditional Chinese body acupuncture is also used to treat other body withdrawal symptoms such as neck and back pains. These treatments are also used for relapse prevention and to make addicts more amenable to Solution Focused Addictions Counselling.

Weight Loss Management - Application of ear and body acupuncture, herbal formulas Cessiac and Yuccalive, Liver Flush, Qi gong meditation, and through positive Lifestyle, Education, Activity, Nutrition and Winning attitude.

Chronic Immune (Wei) Dysfunction Syndromes - Application of herbal formulas Cessiac and Yuccalive, nutritional glutathione supplements (Liv*Pro, OPC*Pro, Sil*Pro), nutrition with Liver flush, acupuncture, massage, external Qi gong, meditation, Solution Focused Counselling and the Melchizedek method.

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Last modified September 25, 2002 & Prepared by Ricardo B. Serrano, DAc, MH, ADS