ICBC Regulations for Acupuncture Treatment

The Province of BC has released new regulations for therapies covered by ICBC, which include acupuncture as a preferred modality. The updated regulation was officially launched on April 1st, 2019, at this point ICBC start covering fees for acupuncture. The fees will be directly paid to Acupuncturists. ICBC currently cover the first 12 treatments (given in no more than 12 weeks), with more treatments being covered on a case by case basis. For the further information, please see ICBC_Regulations. Make an appointment! -- 卑诗省省政府批复ICBC法案,其中包含针灸治疗之方案。 法案已于2019年4月1日正式开始。 治疗费用将直接由ICBC支付给针灸师,患者无需支付相关费用。 ICBC之針灸治疗方案可以有12次疗程 (不得超過12周)。该疗程无需ICBC事先同意,只要拥有Claim No即可直接到注册针灸师处进行治疗。 但若超過12次疗程,须經ICBC事先同意。 对于事

Can acupuncture help with psoriasis?

Many practitioners say that acupuncture can help relieve the symptoms of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. What does the research say? Acupuncture is the ancient practice of inserting thin needles into the skin. People have used it as a complementary treatment for thousands of years. Some studies have suggested that acupuncture can help with pain relief, stress management, immune system response, and inflammation. However, researchers need to conduct more large-scale, double-blind studies before they can prove this. Scientists have also studied the effects of acupuncture in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis (PsA). Although they have not yet confirmed its alleged benefits, receiving acupunc

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