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What to expect?

After you book the initial 2-hour integrative appointment, you will get an email with the linkage to fill out a new patient intake form and consent forms. I will review it before your arrival and collect further information on your visit. Please bring your medical records during your first visit. It normally takes about one hour to collect detailed information, do a thorough physical exam and develop an initial treatment plan.

If you have any health concern listed below, I will help you with an integrative approach tailored to you. Besides acupuncture, I may adjust your medication (with discussion with your doctor who prescribed the medication) or request some further tests, I may teach you a simple breathing meditation to help your anxiety or provide specific techniques to reduce your stress, I may guide you to develop a better daily diet plan or add some natural supplements, I may recommend certain types of exercise specific for your wellness or teach you some particular movements to help you recover faster from certain types of pain or injury.

The goal is to get you to a point where you are in charge of your health. Whenever you have something flares up, physically or mentally, you can employ these tools to recover faster instead of relying on pills chronically which may have some severe side effects.

Neurological Problems

Ischemic Stroke, Hemorrhage Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury (time is critical for the above three conditions, the earlier the treatment, the less residual dysfunctions), Paralysis / Numbness, Bell’s Palsy, Insomnia, Headaches/Migraines, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Restless Leg Syndrome, Disequilibrium, Dizziness, Neuralgia, etc.

Gynecology/ Genitourinary Problems

Premenstrual Syndrome, Climacteric Syndrome, Infertility, Ovary Syndrome, Dysmenorrhea, Endometriosis, Uterine Fibroids (if less than 4cm), Vaginitis, Breast Tenderness, Leukorrhea, Low Libido, Erectile Dysfunction, Low Semen Count (or quality), Erectile Dysfunction, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), Kidney Stone, Recurrent Urinary .Tract Infection (UTI), Nephritis, Interstitial Cystitis, etc.

Eye/ ENT/Respiratory Problems

Eye Floaters, Epistaxis, Blepharospasm (Eye Twitch), Sudden Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, TMJ, Vertigo, Common Cold/Influenza, High Fever, Aphonia, Chronic Sinusitis, Rhinitis, Seasonal Allergies, Dryness of the Eye/Nose, Chronic Cough, Bronchitis, Asthma, Quit Smoking, etc.

Digestive Problems

Nausea, Vomiting, Poor Appetite, Abdominal Pain/Bloating, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Acute/Chronic Diarrhea, Constipation, Gastritis, Gastric/Duodenal Ulcer, GERD, Colitis, Acute/Chronic Hepatitis, etc.

Hematology Problems

Leukopenia, Leukocytosis, Erythropenia, Chronic Aplastic Anemia, Side Effects of Chemotherapy,etc.

Cardiovascular Problems

High Blood Pressure, Elevated Cholesterol, Irregular Heartbeat, Tachycardia, Angina Pectoris, Myocarditis, Edema, etc.

Pain Control

Back Pain, Neck Pain, Neck Sprain, Shoulder Pain, Frozen Shoulder, Tennis Elbow, Sports Injury, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Arthritis, Sciatica, Extremity Numbness, Knee Pain, Ankle Sprains, Costochondritis, Plantar Fasciitis, Acute Lumbar Sprain, Coccygeal Bone Pain, Fibromyalgia, etc.

Endocrine Problems/Others

Thyroid Goiter, Diabetes, Anxiety/Depression, Panic Attack, Addiction, Chronic Fatigue, Stress/Tension, Odontoprisis, Psoriasis, Acne, Rosacea, Urticaria, Chronic Wounds, Chronic Infections, etc.

Cosmetic Beauty

Reduction of Fine Lines, Softening of Deeper Wrinkles, Lifting and Toning Muscles, Evening of Skin Tone and Texture, Reduction of Under-Eye Bags, Complexion Improvement, Better Skin Hydration, Increase Circulation and Vitality, etc.

Weight Loss

There are many reasons people become overweight - hormone imbalances, slowed metabolism, overeating, poor nutrition and lack of exercise are some of the most common, etc.

Yani Lu, M.D., Ph.D.


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