Registered Acupuncture


John Sun, Registered Acupuncturist (R.Ac.)

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Prevention is the key to good health.


John Sun is a Nanaimo Registered Acupuncturist of British Columbia, with over ten years clinical experience in China, United States and Canada. He provides an integrated and naturally therapeutic approach to patients that is complementary to traditional medical care.

Nanaimo Acupuncture is a complementary medical practice that entails stimulating certain points on the body, most often with a needle penetrating the skin, to alleviate pain or to help treat various health conditions. 

His specializations include:

  • Nanaimo Acupuncture
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Moxibustion
  • Tuina Massage
  • Nanaimo Cupping

CUPPING THERAPY

Cupping is a unique treatment that uses suction to lift the tissues as a cup is moved by the therapist to decompress the underlying tissue. It combines various massage and stretching techniques with the application of a slightly pressurized cup. This helps to lift and separate the soft tissue, allowing for greater fluid movement and nutrient supply throughout the soft tissues. This nourishes, detoxifies, and stimulates the area being treated, and the cups come in various sizes depending on the treatment area.

This treatment helps to increase fluid movement which assists in recovery. Increases nutrient-rich blood supply to injured area to speed up the healing process.  It passively stretches the tissues to improve range of motion.

Nanaimo Acupuncture can help you with...

When performed by a qualified Nanaimo registered acupuncturist, acupuncture is very safe, effective, and has virtually no negative side effects. Nanaimo acupuncture has been shown to treat hundreds of health conditions, some of which include:

Pain: Acute and chronic pain, virtually anywhere in the body. Back pain, neck pain and headaches/migraines, TMJ, sciatica, frozen shoulder, carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, joint pain (spine, jaw, shoulder, elbow, wrist, finger, hip, knee, ankle), plantar fasciitis, muscle aches & tensions, sports related injuries, tendonitis, fibromyalgia.

Neurological Conditions: Neuropathy, numbness, tingling, stroke, Bell’s Palsy.

General Health: Sleep disorders and insomnia, fatigue, weight loss or gain, blood pressure, blood sugar and diabetes.

Emotional Health: Stress, anxiety, depression.

Digestive Conditions: Nausea, bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea, acid reflux, IBS.

Respiratory Health: Sinusitis, rhinitis, allergies, asthma, bronchitis, common cold.

Gynaecological Conditions: Infertility, PMS, menstrual disorders, painful menstruation, menopausal symptoms, pregnancy support, morning sickness, labour induction, postpartum recovery.

At Atlas, he welcomes new patients and is pleased to assist you with various health issues.

ACUPUNCTURE QUESTION & ANSWERS - LINKS to John Sun's Recommended Reading

The College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia

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Office Hours

*Saturdays hours, once a month, please call our office 250.585.6325 for the schedule

Summer Hours

Monday:

9:00 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-2:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-2:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed