Biographies

Dr. Melanie Marr, RAc., R.TCMP, DTCM

Dr. Melanie Marr graduated from the Academy of Classical Oriental Sciences in Nelson, BC. She also trained in Kunming China where she had the opportunity to experience the integration of Chinese and Western medicine. She believes integrated medicine is our future to a healthier society. Melanie is registered with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine of BC and the College and Association of Acupuncturists of Alberta. She has her business management diploma from N.A.I.T and is also a certified Reflexologist from the Universal College of Reflexology.

Dr. Marr is the founder of Spruce Grove Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is a caring and compassionate healer with a great emphasis on education for a healthier society. Melanie has a special interest in treating immune system dysfunction and digestive disorders. She has 10 years of clinical experience.


Constantine Karampelas, RAc.

Constantine has a comprehensive background in the studies of health sciences. He is a graduate from the MacEwan University Acupuncture program and is registered through the College and Association of  Acupuncturists of Alberta. In addition, he has obtained training with the Sports Medicine Council of Alberta which complements his injury management skills as an onsite trainer while working with organized athletic associations. His experience has covered 9 years of various clinical practice; this includes treating a variety of ailments such as pain management, whiplash disorders, stress and depression, digestion issues, and common colds.

He believes in using integrated therapies and aims to use a variety of techniques to help people with recovery from illness. He is motivated to serve others and increase awareness of how Traditional Chinese medicine is a viable option for therapy.