Integrative Holistic Medical Spa
Created October 15, 2012 by Greg Gurniak
LocationTecumseh, ON N8N 2M1
Funding Level$100k - 150k (< 2014)
Community SizeMore than 1,000
OverviewAn integrative and complementary wellness centre where people can receive assistance and treatments for their personal well-being. The centre would offer a variety of holistic treatments including acupuncture, hypnotherapy, craniosacral therapy, bowen, reiki, social work, massage therapy, nutritional counselling, iridology and lifestyle coaching. Classes and workshops would be conducted for clients as well as the general public.
An important part of the wellness centre would be to offer non-needle acupuncture, with special emphasis on treating children and cancer patients using the non-needle approach. Although anyone can benefit from the non-needle and colour light therapy treatment system, it would offer effective treatment to a vastly underserved population.
Infants and children can benefit from the effective, no-hurt treatments. Cancer patients will also appreciate the non-needle treatment because throughout the diagnosis and treatment stages, they inevitably end up having needles at some point.
This technology allows the client to receive an effective acupuncture treatment without the use of needles. This technique coupled with colour light therapy has been proven to provide effective pain management in addition to alleviating a vast number of conditions in children and adults.
In addition to treating a number of conditions, the technology also allows for facial rejuvenation treatment that significantly improves the appearance of the face, as well as promotes good health and vibrant energy. Our faces reveal the health and balance of our internal organs, energy and blood.
The technology is an advanced method of vibrational medicine with many powerful applications for medicine, rehabilitation and esthetics. It combines low frequency and low intensity electrical currents with a range of therapeutic colours of visible light. These are delivered through a patented dual probe system that both sense and treat for optimal accuracy and results.
Applications for this technology provide remarkably effective and rapid results for:
- acute and chronic pain relief and pain management - with no drugs or needles
- accelerated rehabilitation after injuries, surgery or stroke
- helping heal patients with neurological degenerative conditions such as MS, post-stroke and Parkinson's
- anti-aging facial and whole-body rejuvenation treatments
- support for a wide range of internal medical and emotional conditions
Learning opportunities through a variety of classes would be offered and made available to patients, their families/caregivers and the general public. Ideally, the facility would have a separate room where yoga, tai chi, dance and meditation could be done, however the classroom could be used for double duty. Classes would include: nutrition, stress management, quit smoking, healthy shape and weight management (weight loss), grief and loss, coping strategies, comfort during medical procedures (blood work, MRI, etc.) and more. Community reiki nights, where reiki practitioners gather to deliver low cost treatments to those in the community that have limited funds and require assistance to participate in the program.
An area would be set aside for the sale of nutritional supplements, all natural products, herbal remedies and relaxation CD's.
With baby-boomers coming of age and living longer, they want to be healthy and enjoy their lives. The goal is to offer a wide range of services that will be utilized by all age groups and to help care for our growing senior population who are seeking more natural methods of health care integrated with traditional medicine.
This funding is being sought to purchase the non-needle treatment equipment and to purchase a treatment facility large enough to have an area where classes and workshops could be held, while offering a variety of additional integrative and complementary holistic services. Some funds would also be used toward advertising to raise public awareness of the wellness centre and the classes available.