Category Archives: acupuncture

TCM Basics and How It Treats Baby’s Breech and Infertility in Women

Traditional Chinese Medicine is partially known for treating infertility and baby’s breech in women via acupuncture and other treatments. In the following I would like to discuss with you basic concepts about TCM and my personal clinical experience in successfully helping my patients achieve pregnancy and correcting baby’s breech positions.   Basics about Traditional ChineseContinue Reading

External Therapy in TCM for Variable Pain and Inflammation

In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), external therapy is an important part of a treatment program and has its own special value. Sometimes, it can achieve amazing results, and it is irreplaceable.  I didn’t have a profound understanding of external therapy until last year when I broke my arm in East Tibet. On the top of the mountain in Jiuzhai valley, I trippedContinue Reading

Electro-acupuncture and pain control

“Dear Ming, I am so grateful for the END of the constant nerve pain (a big pain in the ass). After 2 acupuncture treatments with the stimulation of the TENS machine, my pain was gone. It has been over 6 months since my treatments and I am pain free. Sincerely, Donna C.” –DONNA C.  Continue Reading

Effectively Treating Gastrointestinal (GI) Disorder with Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

“I feel so much better after working with Ming Li. She helped me with a long-term digestive problem – after 10 visits or so, I was back to normal. Ming was very clear about my need to change my diet and eating habits in addition to using acupuncture. I highly recommend her services – itContinue Reading

What Can Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine Treat?

Chinese medicine is a system which can affect your health in the following ways: promotion of health and well being, prevention of illness treatment of various conditions Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine can be effective as sole treatment methods, or as a support or adjunct to western medical treatments for many illnesses.  The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes theContinue Reading

How Different is Chinese Medicine from Western Medicine?

As a Chinese medicine practitioner, I often see patients who had been treated by western medicine previously, usually for years, but received little or no success in treating their illnesses.  Many people who had been helped by Chinese medicine or saw others did became “devout converts”, and vowed to never return to western medicine anymore.Continue Reading

Side Effects of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs?

I am often asked about the side effects of using acupuncture and herbal medicine.  It is an important question as that might be the one holding you back to enjoy the benefit of Chinese medicine. Using acupuncture and Chinese herbs usually have little side effects.  Both methods have been used safely for centuries by well-trained Chinese practitioners.Continue Reading