- Progressive Healing Institute4288 Victoria Ave.
Nanaimo, BC V9T 2A9
Mondays 9:00am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday-Thursdays 8:30am - 4:30 pm
Fridays BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
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 »
I 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 »
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