Youfeng Yvonne Chen, M.S., L.Ac. offers health and medical services that utilize Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) methods. Different modalities include acupuncture, herbal medicine, acupressure, and tui-na (or Naprapathy, a Chinese medical massage therapy). Other services include moxibustion, cupping, heat, and electro-acupuncture. Nutrition and exercise such as tai-chi also play an important role in the therapy. Although most western medical treatment concentrates on treating or alleviating symptoms or diagnosed diseases, Youfeng, following Chinese medicine precepts has focused on keeping the body in top form to prevent problems from arising or shorten the duration of their impact. For an appointment call orclick here to go to the appointments form.
Youfeng treats all patients where a diagnosis indicates that Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) methods will be beneficial. She has a high expertise at pain reduction and manaqement and specializes in the treatment of a variety of problems faced by women. Youfeng has been particularly successful in treating skin problems as well as problems that people face as they age. Facial and body rejuvenation has been an integral part of her TCM treatment, not only to address medical problems, but as related to beauty and general well-being.
The American Cancer Institute reports that "there is evidence that acupuncture eases nausea caused by chemotherapy and surgical anesthesia and relieves pain after dental surgery. It may also assist withdrawal from addiction to drugs and alcohol, and help relieve headaches, menstrual cramps, tennis elbow, low back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, and asthma". People with migraines and other types of headaches have been successfully treated with acupuncture and herbal medicines. Individuals who suffer from a variety of back and neck problems can also be helped with TCM. With over 20 years of experience Youfeng has provided help and relief to patients suffering from these problems. Call for appointments orclick here to go to the appointments page.
Partial List of Illnesses Helped by Acupuncture
According to the United Nationís World Health Organization, over seventy diseases can be treated effectively with Acupuncture, including the following.
Musculo-Skeletal. Acute or chronic pain; arthritis, work related and sports injuries, back, knee and shoulder pain.