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Acupuncturist and Alternative Medicine Doctor in Alexandria, VA

Wanyun Zhong

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H & Z Acupuncture
Acupuncture has been used in China and other oriental countries for treatment of multiple diseases and musculoskeletal conditions for thousands of years. The acupuncture treatment involves inserting needles into acu-points of the body.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), acupuncture can treat more than 120 common diseases and conditions. A partial list that might be suitable for acupuncture treatment follows:
• Cervical Spondylopathy
• Sprain
• Sciatica
• Arthritis
• Shoulder Pain
• Lower Back Pain
• Knee Pain, Heel Pain
• Trigeminal Neuralgia
• Shingles
• Fibromyalgia
• Migraine
• Facial Paralysis
• Meniere’s Syndrome
• Insomnia
• Stress
• Anxiety
• Depression
• Diarrhea
• Urinary Incontinence
• Hyperemesis Gravidarum
• Infertility
• Smoking
• Obesity
In addition, acupuncture can enhance other forms of treatment, speed recovery after surgery, reduce the side effects of chemotherapy and improve emotional stability.
Bio
Xiaowen He, Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.) is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in the United States, and licensed by the Composite State Board of Medical Examiners in Georgia. He studied western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine, including acupuncture, in China. He graduated from Xi’an Jiao tong University School of Medicine and had his postgraduate training at Shanghai Institute of Brain Science, China Academy of Science in China. Dr. He obtained M.D. degree in Würzburg University School of Medicine in Germany, and completed his postdoctoral study at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. He was a faculty member at Institute of Orthopedics and Traumatology, China Academy of Chinese Medical Science in Beijing, China and an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Tennessee, College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee and at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.

Wanyun Zhong, Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.) is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in the United States, and licensed by the Composite State Board of Medical Examiners in Georgia and by the State of Tennessee. She studied western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine including acupuncture in China. She graduated from Xi'an Jiao tong University School of Medicine in China and completed her postgraduate study at the Neuroscience Institute in the same medical school. In the study, she investigated the mechanisms of acupuncture induced anesthesia. Dr. Zhong was an attending neurologist and the person in charge of the Electromyography Laboratory at China-Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing, China. She was further trained in neurology, immunology and molecular biology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota and was involved in the study of neuroscience and gene therapy at St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee.
Practice Areas
 Acupuncture / Alternative Medicine  Classical Acupuncture (Van Nghi)  Massage Therapy
 Auricular Acupuncture  Classical Acupuncture (Yuen)  Shiatsu (Acupressure)
 Bodywork  Cosmetic Acupuncture  Traditional Chinese Acupuncture
 Chi-Akra / Facial Acupuncture  Dietary Therapy and Nutrition  Tuina
 Classical Acupuncture (Five-Element)  Lifestyle Counseling
Certifications
 Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.)
Other Languages
Chinese, English
Payments Accepted
Cash, Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Checks
Location
315 South Patrick St. Suite 100
Suite 150
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