- 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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There are four main types of headache: tension, cluster, sinus and migraine. And, there are varying triggers for these headaches, such as food, stress, hormones, dehydration and weather. Fortunately, eliminating the triggers and finding natural ways to prevent and help an ongoing headache are possible.
During an initial session of acupuncture, most practitioners began with an extensive health intake that goes over all of the systems in the body. We use this to determine certain patterns of imbalance, allowing us to treat the root cause of issues. This is one way we differ from Western medicine.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, each season is ruled by a particular organ system and spring is connected to the liver. What does this mean? Well, you probably notice changes in the way you feel, both physically and mentally, as the seasons change. I know I tend to feel a bit more contemplative and introspective during the winter months. Once
Do you ever feel your life’s a ride that won’t ever stop? How many nights do you wait for Mr. Sandman to magically appear? How often do you truly take time for yourself? Do you have aches and pains almost daily? Are over-the-counter or prescription medications controlling your life? When was the last time you actually felt at peace?
Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States with about 60,000 deaths from it every year. Like all cancer, treatment can be long, uncomfortable and come with many side effects. Those getting chemotherapy may experience nausea, vomiting, postoperative pain, cancer related pain, insomnia and anxiety. The chronic pain can significantly impact quality of life. Most patients