Born from Collective Wisdom Spanning Generations
Spanning several millennia, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has a rich history developed from each generation of practitioners studying nature and life, and entrusting their knowledge to the next generation. Similarly, I inherited my family's heritage of TCM as practiced by my forefathers over seven generations, and I draw from both my 40+ years of expertise in TCM today as well as 10+ years of past experience as a doctor of Western medicine to bring the best care to my patients.
An Eighth-Generation Practitioner of Chinese Medicine
Though the youngest of four, I earned my father's knowledge of Chinese medicine through my enthusiasm and diligence, starting my studies in TCM at the age of 12 under my father and opening my own practice as an acupuncturist and herbalist within five years. I later went on to study both Western and Eastern medicine at Anhui Medical University, where I earned my MD degree. I have since continued to study traditional treatises to expand and refine my knowledge of Chinese medicine. . . . Read More
The Holistic Advantage of Traditional Chinese Medicine
The philosophy of Chinese medicine defines health as a fine balance of many elements, from Yin and Yang of every interrelationship to the flow of Qi at different depths, wherein illness manifests from any collection of imbalances. I consider not only your symptoms and their immediate pathological origins, but also the interrelationships between all the elements of your body to diagnose and treat your presenting symptoms, i.e. branches, as well as their potentially more widespread roots.
Approaching illness otherwise, by managing its branches or symptoms alone, only attempts to stall the disease process, much like cutting off the tops of weeds without killing their roots. Clinical conditions today are commonly treated by chronic medications, with the number of prescriptions often increasing over time as the disease progresses. On the other hand, by targeting treatment at and dispelling the disease's root, the likelihood of recurrences may be signficantly reduced. . . . Read More