BC Registered Acupuncturists require strict prerequisites in education, hours of practical work and passing licensing exams. This ensures safe and effective treatments from a highly-trained practitioner. BC Registered Acupuncturists are licensed and regulated by the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia (CTCMA).
There are various health practitioners performing acupuncture in addition to their other treatments, however, it is recommend to seek a Registered Acupuncturist for acupuncture.
Registered Massage Therapy and Acupuncture are covered by most extended health care plans (including DVD and DVA)