Acupuncture Burnaby

Expert Physio Acupuncture

Acupuncture in Burnaby is among the many types of services and effective treatments that we have here at Expert Physio. We believe that restoring optimal health comes by combining multiple methods of treatment and that includes the use of Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncture

Why Choose Acupuncture at Expert Physio?

Your Expert Physio physiotherapist has been extensively trained and certified by the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia to provide this type of treatment. They have a full understanding of the anatomy of the human body, which allows them to have a greater focus on when this type of treatment would be beneficial. Acupuncture must be carried out in a proper setting that is clean, and new needles are used with every treatment. Here at Expert Physio, cleanliness and a sanitized environment are our top priorities.

How Can Expert Physio Care Help?

To determine if this would be part of the treatment plan that would be developed for you, it would require the following:


  • We begin with a consultation that allows us to get to know you. By answering our questions, you will be providing us with your previous and current health history.
  • The next step is a full assessment that will be conducted by one of our highly skilled and experienced physiotherapists. This will determine if acupuncture is the best course of treatment for you, and what other procedures may be necessary. The goal of the treatment program that we develop for you is to control your pain and provide you with the ability to have a better quality of life.
  • Throughout your personalized treatment sessions, you may be asked to participate in your pain control and healing process. Your physiotherapists in Burnaby may determine that at-home exercises or the use of devices may be beneficial for you. You will find that when you can participate in your healing process you will feel far more encouraged about your future.
  • Education is something else that we feel is important. Your physiotherapist will take the time to explain the details of your condition and why the treatments that have been prescribed will benefit you. If it turns out that acupuncture is the only treatment required, then that is all that will be suggested for you.

Our Priorities Here at Expert Physio:


To reduce or eliminate your pain and discomfort.


To speed up the healing process and ensure proper healing.


To educate you as to how you can be proactive in your recovery.


To restore your quality of life to the fullest potential.

What Are the Benefits of Acupuncture?

Burnaby Acupuncture Services can be highly effective as a stand-alone treatment or in conjunction with other types of treatments. Acupuncture can have a positive effect on a wide range of conditions including:

Acute and chronic pain

Neck pain

Muscle pain relief


Joint pain



Concussion care

Joint disorders such as osteoarthritis

Back pain

Shoulder pain

Arthritis pain

Motor vehicle accident-related disorder


Tennis elbow

Frozen shoulder

Knee Pain

Sports injuries

Whiplash associated issue

Other health concerns

What Is Traditional Acupuncture?


In short, a thin sterile needle is inserted just under the skin at what is called acupressure points. It is believed that by stimulating these points, one can put the body back in balance which can help with a wide variety of conditions.

Is Acupuncture Covered by Insurance?


Physiotherapists performing acupuncture techniques are not considered medical doctors and therefore, do not have the same level of coverage as a physician. However, most extended health plans will cover acupuncture treatments for pain management.

How Often Should I Get Acupuncture?


This varies from person to person depending upon their needs. Some people need weekly sessions while others might only need them once every few months. As long as you continue to improve after each session, there is no reason to stop getting them.

Can I Combine Acupuncture With Other Forms of Therapy?


Yes! Many patients who receive acupuncture also undergo physical rehabilitation programs. These include exercise, massage, electrical stimulation, ultrasound, etc.

Kind Words From Our Clients

 I have suffered for many years with ongoing foot pain and have spent up to a year in a walking cast over 3 different periods (due to recommendations) and was told surgery would be the only likely outcome. Through working with Lisa over the past year along with acupuncture I have been able to alleviate some foot pain and may not require surgery.

Karen M.