Moving Announcement – April 1st, 2019

We’ve Moved Here!

The entire team at Gregg Chiropractic Life Centre, including yours truly (Karas Smith Registered Acupuncture) moved into a brand new office space April 1st, 2019. 

The new location is Unit 101 within 487 Riverbend Drive, Kitchener, Ontario, N2K 3S3.  

We are located in a spacious ground floor office, nearly three times the size of our previous location. This new location allows more room to grow with more hours of availability and multiple treatment rooms. There are increased office amenities including accessible parking, electric doors and a more central location with easy access from the expressway between Kitchener-Waterloo.

Importantly- ALL contact information has stayed the same. You can still book online at Or call 519-745-3231 or email me at to request an appointment. 

I’m very excited about the possibilities this new location brings.  Thank you for growing with me and having patience during these changes. If you have any questions or concerns do not hesitate to contact me. 


Karas Smith

(P.s: not an April Fool’s joke 😁, we really are moving again) 

NEW Location as of April 1st, 2019

What is Acupuncture & TCM?

Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM is a complete medical system that dates back more than 3000 years. It encompasses many components that are apart of the service offerings here such as

  • Acupuncture
  • Chinese Herbal Medicine
  • Cupping 
  • Moxibustion
  • Gua sha
  • Energy work – reiki, tai ji and qi gong

TCM is uniquely different from yet in complement of western medical therapies, together forming what is commonly called complementary or integrative medicine. The main focus of TCM is to look at the body as a whole and get to the underlying root of the condition or disease, while also working on the branch symptoms that cause distress on a day to day basis.

Conditions Treated

In 2017 an in-depth study including meta-analysis by the Acupuncture Evidence Project …’found evidence for the effectiveness of acupuncture for 117 conditions,’ including but not limited to headaches, migraine prevention, chronic low back pain, knee osteoarthritis, allergic rhinitis, postoperative pain, chemotherapy or postoperative induced nausea & vomiting and more. 

Common conditions and systems that benefit from acupuncture and TCM treatments include but are not limited to…

  • Pain Management
  • Brain & Nervous System Disorders
  • Digestive System & Metabolism
  • Heart & Circulatory System
  • Lungs & Respiratory System
  • Inflammation & Immunity 
  • Mental-Emotional State
  • Kidneys & Urinary System
  • Female Reproductive Health
  • Male Reproductive Health
  • Conditions of the Skin, Eyes or Ears

Source: (1)