Jiang Tu, L.Ac., PH.D., OMD

Frequent Questions



Questions & Answers 1:
Philosophy & unique aspects of Chinese Medicine:


Chinese medicine has its roots in the classic Huang Di Nei Jing 皇帝, and focuses on non-invasive techniques to regulate the patients balance of Yin and Yang, and work with your body to enable healing. Effectiveness is achieved by adapting the treatment to differing needs of every individual, with a strong emphasis on eliminating not just the symptoms but the root of the problem. The end result is to resolve not only the problem at hand, but also to improve the general state of health and well-being of the patient.

In recent years, there has been a great integration of Chinese and Western medicine. The integrated approach is a method in the Traditional Chinese medical system that makes use of Western medical knowledge, test results and diagnostic methods. It has achieved more effectiveness and better results than before.

Questions & Answers 2:

What is acupuncture?


Acupuncture is an art and science of Chinese Medicine. Healing is achieved by inserting very fine needles at acu-points on channels or meridians to regulate Chi & blood-flow through the body.

Questions & Answers 3:

What can the acupuncture help?


Acupuncture is very effective in treating pain, migraine / headache, soft tissue problems  and neural-skeleto-muscular diseases.

 Many patients show significant improvement after only a few treatments.

Questions & Answers 4:

 How I will feel during and after the acupuncture?


A little bit more than mosquito bite when the needle is inserted.  Some patients fall to sleep during the treatment time due to pain relief and being comfortable. After treatment, many patients experience  pain relief.

Questions & Answers 5:

 When can Chinese Herbal therapy work?


Cancer, woman health problems, sleep disorder, digestion problem,  kidney / liver diseases, high blood pressure and diabetes, stroke residuals, dizziness, fatigue and many kinds of chronic diseases are routinely treated by combining Chinese herbs and acupuncture with great effectiveness.

Questions & Answers 6:
Can I combine Western and Chinese medicine?


     Yes. You can get more benefits from integrating Chinese and Western medicine, as proven by many number of cases treated under

     this philosophy, which is to combine complementary aspects of the two disciplines to maximize the benefit.

Questions & Answers 7:
Are you suffering from aches and pains?



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