This community model spoke volumes to the ideas of paying it forward and that “we’re all in this together”

this community model spoke volumes to the ideas of paying it forward and that were all in this together

A friend of mine brought me along to H&H back in September 2016 while I was in the process of recovering from a broken foot. I was apprehensive at first about receiving acupuncture due to my fear of needles. But …

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Response to COVID-19

response to covid 19

I’m writing to inform you about the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre’s response to COVID-19. Our commitment to our clients, colleagues, and communities that we serve is of the highest priority to VSAC. We have determined that the most socially responsible …

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A wonderful already established community centre, it has opened its heart and hands to so many people in this city and continues to do so…

a wonderful already established community centre it has opened its heart and hands to so many people in this city and continues to do so

My first experience with acupuncture was right here at Heart & Hands in 2013. Christina and multiple other acupuncturists through the following months warmly welcomed me to this lovely community clinic. I was healing from an injury and felt supported …

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COVID-19 update on community care: stay home, essential services provided

covid 19 update on community care stay home essential services provided

Thank you everyone for implementing social distancing, increased hygiene, and working together to stop coronavirus transmission and keep our community as safe as possible. Today the Canadian Physiotherapy Association communicated their updated recommendations for clinics to help with social distancing …

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The feeling of seeing a room full of sleeping bodies all knowing they need to slow down and ask for help and take care of themselves is a powerful thing.

the feeling of seeing a room full of sleeping bodies all knowing they need to slow down and ask for help and take care of themselves is a powerful thing

My body is in fairly good health but there are times when I’m not feeling well and a trip to the walk-in doctors doesn’t seem like a welcoming and fruitful choice. I enjoy going to Heart & Hands for acupuncture, …

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Heart & Hands’ commitment to making these services accessible and central to solidarity and movement-building work is invaluable

heart hands commitment to making these services accessible and central to solidarity and movement building work is invaluable

Heart & Hands has been the single most affirming health care experience I’ve had. I came to Heart & Hands in a moment of extreme burnout. As an art and community worker deep in the hustle, I felt strapped in …

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Justin Martin

justin martin

We at Human Powered Racing are feeling a deep sense of sadness and loss at the sudden passing of our team mate and friend Justin Martin. One of the original members of Human Powered Racing, Justin was everything this team …

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Acupuncture also gives me a great spiritual clarity and helps me see paths and patterns I would not otherwise have noticed

acupuncture also gives me a great spiritual clarity and helps me see paths and patterns i would not otherwise have noticed

I’m autistic and have a variety of chronic conditions, including anxiety, IBS, and PCOS. I approached acupuncture because my partner recommended it and talked about how it had helped them mentally and physically, and I was ready to try anything …

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COVID-19

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As you probably know by now, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has appeared in Ontario. Symptoms range from mild – like the flu and other common respiratory infections – to severe, and can include, fever, cough and difficulty breathing. We don’t recommend …

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But as I came to realize, I reached level of deep relaxation and feeling of safety shortly after having the needles inserted.

but as i came to realize i reached level of deep relaxation and feeling of safety shortly after having the needles inserted

I was first referred to Heart & Hands by a friend when I was struggling to manage my blood pressure. I was initially assessed at the Urgent Medical Assessment Clinic and was extremely stressed and frustrated that nothing was coming …

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I feel the nurturing atmosphere and receiving treatment in the group setting, encourages people look after themselves

i feel the nurturing atmosphere and receiving treatment in the group setting encourages people look after themselves

I was previously convinced of the power of acupuncture back when I started receiving it in the 80’s from an old school TCM practitioner back when I was living in Vancouver. The results were astonishing. It took me a long …

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