A powerful tool for preventing and treating illness. Sterile needles are placed for maximum therapeutic effect. Activation of the acupuncture points can treat both local and systemic issues. It can influence physical well being as well as mental health.
Treatments are tailored to the individual and can be used to address multiple concerns simultaneously.
Tui Na Massage
The historical basis for almost all body work practiced today. Tui Na massage uses classical techniques to create change on the tissue level. The treatment intensity won't leave you in pain. However, you will be able to feel a tangible difference in your body.
Cupping is an applied technique that uses glass or plastic cups as suction devices. Suction is created using a small flame or vacuum pump. Cups are placed on the ski to disperse and break up stagnation and congestion. Used for thousands of years cupping has gained modern popularity for its use by elite atheletes.
The art of combining medicinal substances. Chinese herbalism is a nuanced response to your individual state of health and can be used for a wide range of conditions. Treatments be provided in pill form, as a powder, or as raw herbs to be cooked at home. This is highly personalized medicine with thousands of years of historical use.
Chinese nutritional medicine focuses on the functional relationships between us and what we eat. Flavour, temperature, season, and history all play a role in crafting menus that bring you joy and well being. Learn how to use classical Chinese ingredients or learn how to use familiar items for better health.
Pain can stop you in your tracks. Whether it just started today or has been lingering for years Traditional Chinese medicine has a wide range of treatment tools. We seek to identify the root cause for long lasting resolution. Acupuncture, cupping, Tui Na massage, herbal liniments, and herbal prescriptions can all be used in the treatment of pain.
Hello, I am Jesse Gottlieb-Jacob. I have been practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture since 2008. This medicine is my life long passion. I am so grateful to be able to use these tools to enrich the lives of my patients. It has and continues to be deeply rewarding.
I am registered as both a TCM practitioner and Acupuncturist with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO).
My education includes:
Diploma from ACOS in Nelson, BC
Twenty years of study and practice of Chen style Taiji, Qi Gong and other martial arts.
Diploma of Neuro-Somatic Therapy
Years of practical development through ongoing education and study in the field.
I love living in Peterborough with my wife and two children. I enjoy spending time outdoors connecting with nature, being a history and philosophy nerd, and my three cats.
I am in awe of Chinese medicine’s ability to heal. I look forward to sharing these tools with you.