- Progressive Healing Institute4288 Victoria Ave.
Nanaimo, BC V9T 2A9
Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tues - Thurs: 9am - 3:30pm
Friday: By Appointment Only
Closed all Statutory holidays
TestimonialsI remember walking into Carolann’s tiny clinic packing the baggage of a lifetime of overdoing just about everything; working, drinking, stressing, eating, worrying, but armed with a little hope that I was on a new path of awareness and healing. I had managed to cut out some of my... Read more »My visits to the Progressive Healing Institute are a wonderful retreat from the everyday. Carolann and Jaye are welcoming and caring, and provide healing on many levels – physical, emotional and spiritual. They listen, allow time to discuss issues, and offer a holistic approach, mixed with professional integrity and much laughter.... Read more »Carolann Stoll’s Progressive Healing Institute lives up to its name. Acupuncture treatments, massage therapy, Chinese Medicine – all have been personally transformative, as I have worked through grief, fatigue, energy imbalance, and wrist and knee injuries. Carolann’s attention to matters of the heart and the body and her deep... Read more »
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While the flu is actually not a season, we have become programmed to think of it as the months of November through March. On average, the flu hospitalizes thousands every year, especially the young and elderly. There are also a number of deaths related to the flu, mostly due to people already having compromised immune systems.
The flu, also known
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Large Intestine 4 is one of the most important and influential points in the entire body. The Chinese name for Large Intestine 4 is “He Gu” meaning union valley or converging valley. The point is located on the hand in the web between the thumb and index finger, also described as the depression where the index finger and thumb bones