Yi Qu R.Ac
Yi has received a Four-year Bachelor of Traditional Chinese medicine degree from Northwest University since 2005. Yi spent another 16 years focus on Acupuncture study and practice in Shanghai, Calgary and Vancouver. Now registered with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia (CTCMA). Based on the strong background, She opened her own acupuncture clinic in 2022 on popular Main Street, Vancouver, providing natural pain relief through the ancient art of acupuncture.
Her treatment consists of diagnosis through palpation which provides instant feedback for patient and practitioner. This method of palpation is mostly done on the back or abdomen and areas of the limbs where certain sensations or lack of reflexes can diagnosis certain conditions of the body.
She believes it is related between internal organ function and disease. So the treatment begins from balancing internal organ function wherein lies the essential root cause of chronic conditions and culminates in establishing a strong foundation.
Outside of the clinic, She enjoys travelling, skiing, cycling, swimming, playing badminton, table tennis, tennis and exploring our beautiful city.
Some of the conditions Yi is familiar with treating:
Sports injuries-Sprain (Ankle, Wrist, Neck and Lower back);Tennis Elbow
Knee Pain/Frozen shoulder/ Neck Pain/ Leg Pain/ Back Pain/ Sciatica
Insomnia, Palpitation, Stress and anxiety
Edema, Urination Disorder
Digestive issues( Stomach Problem/Vomiting/ Diarrhea/ Constipation）
Common Cold, Cough
Pain Period/ Irregular Period/ Infertility/ Cold Hands & Feet
Acupuncture has been used for over 2000 years as part of a complete system of medicine that originated in China, known as Traditional Chinese Medicine. It involves the insertion of very thin, sterile, disposable needles into specific points on the body.
The burning of the dried form of the herb mugwort indirectly over an acupuncture point. The heat generated from the burning moxa stimulates the flow of Qi and facilitates opening of stagnation, thus enhancing the life force.
An ancient folk remedy used all around the world using wooden or glass cups suctioned on to the surface of the body. The induced suction encourages flow of Qi/Blood in order to break up stagnation.