Meet The Acupuncturist & Herbalist
Lana Marconi, Registered Acupuncturist (R.Ac, R.TCMP)
Lana is a Medical Professional. She operates her Traditional Chinese Medicine clinic in Oakville. She graduated from the Ontario College of Traditional Chinese Medicine located in Markham and in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She successfully passed the Pan-Canadian Acupuncture and Herb License exams, the board standard exams recognized across Canada for Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is registered with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario, the official provincial governing body of Acupuncturists and Practitioners. She is also a former Professor at the Canadian College of Traditional Chinese Medicine located in Mississauga where she taught students TCM Diagnosis and supervised student clinic.
Lana is a Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner (R. TCMP), meaning she prescribes herbs in addition to doing acupuncture (R. Ac).
Tools of a Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncturist:
3. Gua Sha stones
5. TDP Lamp
What’s The Difference?
Let’s face it, in many health clinics in Canada you will see “acupuncture” listed as a service. In reality, acupuncture came from the East, it’s rooted in ancient Chinese culture. In the province of Ontario, acupuncture became regulated in the year 2013, designating it as a controlled act and protecting the title “Acupuncturist.” Prior to this regulation healthcare practitioners could get a weekend course in acupuncture and practice a limited version of acupuncture. Since the regulation, a true TCM Practitioner and Acupuncturist needs to have at least 2000 hours of scholarly and clinical training, that’s a minimum of three years of credible education. Without this formal training of knowledge, a person cannot hold themselves out to be an “Acupuncturist.”