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Dr. Erika Verlik, a graduate of MacEwan University’s Acupuncture program with distinction, brings a gentle and holistic approach to her acupuncture treatments at Maloney Elkassem Wellness.


Dr. Verlik's passion for helping others was ignited at a young age and she was further inspired while training to become a yoga instructor, where she discovered her calling in acupuncture.

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With a compassionate and patient-centered approach, Dr. Verlik has garnered extensive experience in treating a broad spectrum of conditions, including:

  • Digestive disorders, offering relief and management strategies for various gastrointestinal issues.

  • Mental and emotional well-being, providing support for individuals experiencing depression and anxiety, enhancing their quality of life.

  • Post-concussion syndrome and whiplash, aiding in the recovery and rehabilitation process.

  • Post-stroke rehabilitation, focusing on hemiplegia to improve mobility and functionality.

  • Migraines, headaches, and tinnitus, utilizing acupuncture to alleviate discomfort and frequency.

  • Arthritis and musculoskeletal pain, addressing discomfort and promoting healing in all kinds of musculoskeletal conditions.


Dr. Verlik has a particular interest in:

  • Pain management, employing a variety of techniques to reduce pain and improve patient comfort.

  • Mental/emotional well-being and stress relief, recognizing the importance of mental health in overall well-being.

  • Digestive concerns, understanding the critical role of digestive health in overall wellness.


Dr. Verlik is provides a wide range of therapeutic modalities, including:

  • Traditional Acupuncture, utilizing needles to stimulate specific points on the body to promote healing and well-being.

  • Fire Cupping, a method that uses heated cups to create suction on the skin, encouraging blood flow and relieving muscle tension.

  • Guasha, a technique involving scraping of the skin with a smooth tool to improve circulation and alleviate pain in the underlying tissue.

  • Tuina Massage, a traditional Chinese massage that uses rhythmic compression along energy channels to balance the body's energy.

  • Auricular Acupuncture, focusing on acupuncture points in the ear to treat various conditions.

  • TCM Nutrition, applying principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine in dietary recommendations to support overall health.


At Maloney Elkassem Wellness, Dr. Verlik is dedicated to providing holistic and personalized care, integrating her deep knowledge of acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine techniques to support her patients' journeys toward optimal health and wellness.
Her commitment to holistic healing and her comprehensive approach to treatment make her a valuable member of our wellness team.

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