Many diseases have been
successfully treated by
acupuncture. The most common ailments currently
being treated are: lower back pain, Cervical Spondylosis, Condylitis, Arthritic Conditions,
Headaches of all kinds (including migraine),
Allergic Reactions, general and specific use for
Analgesia (including surgery) and relief of muscles
spasms. There have also been successful clinical
cases in the use of acupuncture in treating anxiety
disorders and depression. Likewise, very high
success rates have been found in treating addictions
to alcohol and tobacco (nicotine). (please refer to
the What Is Being Treated and
section for details)
Herbal medicine has a long history in China. It
started from as early as the Stone Age and completed
in the later part of the 5th century B.C.
Herbs can be categorized into “food herbs” and
“medicinal herbs”. Medicinal herbs are dispensed to
each patient as an individual formula based on the
patient's medical condition, in the form of herbs'
original shapes or formulated powder, tea, tablets,
encapsulations or syrups.
Medicinal herbal therapy works in concert with
acupuncture by providing the nourishing support for
the energetic “re-programming” and “re-balancing”
efforts of acupuncture.
Cosmetic Acupuncture is sometimes also known as
Acupuncture Facelift. It is a pain-free,
non-surgical method to reduce the signs of
aging. It has been discovered that some meridians
either begin or end on the face while some others
have internal branches that go to the face. By
inserting acupuncture needles into some specific
points around face, the flow of energy through the
face can be manipulated to reduce wrinkles, make
skin delicate and fair, improve the elasticity of
the facial muscles and eventually rejuvenate the
looking of face.
Cupping is a method to stimulate the acupuncture
points by applying suction through a glass jar or
plastic cup, in which a partial vacuum has been
created. This procedure produces blood congestion at
the site, and therefore stimulates the flow of Qi
through the acupuncture
points. Cupping is often used for back pain,
sprains, soft tissue injuries and etc.
Moxibustion is another traditional Chinese medicine
procedure that is usually used together with
acupuncture. An acupuncture needle is inserted into
a specific point and retained. The tip of the needle
is then wrapped in moxa, a small spongy herb, and
ignited, generating heat to the point and the
surrounding area. The purpose of moxibustion, as
with most forms of traditional Chinese medicine, is
to stimulate the flow of Qi, restore and maintain
Moxibustion has been used in China for thousands of
years; In western medicine, moxibustion has been
successfully used to turn breech babies into a
normal head-down position prior to childbirth.
Studies by American Medical Association has found
that up to 75% of women suffering from breech
presentations before childbirth had fetuses rotated
to the normal position after receiving moxibustion.
Please refer to the
Patients' Testimonials section
for the successful cases with Dr. Yang.