How it all began
After finishing my first degree from the Canadian Centre of Behavioural Neuroscience, I began the road to becoming an acupuncturist. My desire to understand the body and how it works has always been of huge fascination. During my undergraduate degree, I learned some of the most eye opening knowledge about brain and behaviour. I learned my ways around a research lab, and more importantly, I also learned I wanted more. Visions for myself in the future wanted to be more hands on in helping others. As my university studies ended, my search to find a career that would quench my passion to heal and help others took a strong hold. I looked at many different options and found myself finding great comfort in the idea of becoming an acupuncturist. And this is how it all began.
I attended the Alberta College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine and graduated with both a diploma of Acupuncture and a diploma of Traditional Chinese Medicine. During my studies, I had spent a great deal of time volunteering in a busy Chinese Herbal shop and had the opportunity to do my internship with a Chinese doctor specializing in woman’s health and internal medicine. Since then, I have had the chance to practice and learn from many worldy and elite acupuncturists. I worked along side the late Dr. David Chu for 3 years, learning and observing how acupuncture and herbal medicine are key in treating many complex cases including cancer, MS, muscular dystrophy, post polio, and terminal illnesses. I have since focused my studies and practice to the field of Master Tung acupuncture, one of the most effective and result driven form of acupuncture.
From 2008 to 2013, I was the acupuncturist in a leading health center that focused in women’s health. There, I became good colleagues with an amazing team of midwives, where I had the honor of collaborating with and closely working with pregnant women. This is one of the greatest experiences I’ve had to date, as an acupuncturist. I also developed good relationships and collaborated with a handful of very experienced and busy chiropractors. The wealth of knowledge and expertise of a chiropractor has given me a great understanding of how the body works from their perspective. The experience of using both acupuncture and chiropractic care has successfully brought relief to thousands of my patients and for a variety of conditions. My experience at this busy center gave me a solid foundation in understanding how acupuncture and Chinese medicine helps and alleviates many ailments of the body. I have witnessed first hand the healing of pain conditions and disease, I have helped hundreds of couples with fertility difficulties, and I have treated many, many pregnant women.
I truly believe this medicine is key to keeping you healthy and active.
Although the study of Chinese medicine is a life long endevour, I have learned so much from my patients and mentors and bring knowledge, skill, and experience to my practice. I currently practice in Airdrie, Alberta and invite you to come visit me at Airdrie Acupuncture. Are you ready to start your journey to better health?