For the media
Lisa Baird is the owner and operator of Guelph Community Acupuncture and is happy to get calls from the media: 519-829-3000.
About Guelph Community Acupuncture
We are Guelph’s first dedicated community acupuncture clinic. We are committed to providing high-quality, affordable acupuncture treatments. We want you to be able to receive acupuncture as often as you need in order to get better and stay better. We charge on a sliding scale: $20-$40. You decide what you can afford.
About Lisa Baird RAc.
Lisa graduated from the Oshio College of Acupuncture and Herbology in Victoria BC in 2004. She worked full-time in community acupuncture in Vancouver BC for over two years before moving to Guelph. She is excited to be contributing to the community acupuncture movement in Ontario by establishing Guelph’s first dedicated community acupuncture clinic. She is also a proud member of the People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture.
About Community Acupuncture
Acupuncture is a powerful form of health care that is over 4000 years old. Traditionally it has been practiced in group settings, with patients receiving acupuncture as often as needed. In North America it has mostly turned into a style of treatment involving private rooms and higher rates. The community acupuncture movement aims to reverse this trend and make acupuncture accessible to as many people as possible.
Patients are treated in comfortable recliner chairs, arranged in a quiet, soothing, supportive community setting. A simple and effective style of acupuncture is practiced using points mainly on the head and limbs. (Yes, we can treat back pain very effectively without ever needling into your back!) more→
“My sense is that folks in Guelph tend to think of acupuncture more as a luxury, rather than something practical, useful and ordinary. I’m hoping to help change that.” – Lisa Baird