Registered Acupuncturist (R.Ac) & Registered Herbalist (R.TCM.H)
ACUPUNCTURE / ELECTRO-ACUPUNCTURE
• Registered Acupuncturist (R.Ac)
• Registered Herbalist (R.TCM.H)
• Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner (R.TCM.P)
• Member of CTCMA and ATCMA
Shawn is a registered Acupuncturist and Chinese medicine herbalist with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists (CTCMA) of British Columbia. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Simon Fraser University and completed a 4-year Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner program at the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine of Vancouver (ICTCMV).
Shawn has been actively practicing as an acupuncturist since 2011 under the mentorship of Dr. Xiao Mei Wang, a respected Doctor of Chinese Medicine for 5 years. He has drawn much inspiration from Dr. Wang’s treatment methods, integrating multiple Traditional Chinese modalities within each session including Tuina massage, acupressure, glass-cupping therapy, electro-stimulation and ear-seed therapy to give each individual the best fitted treatment for a quick but long-lasting recovery.
Shawn’s treatment style goes beyond treating the problem to assist patients in achieving the optimal balance of the musculoskeletal tissues and organ energies in the body. This allows for an increase in the body's strength and greater chances for preventing further development of disease and its associated symptoms.
Shawn is committed to carefully understanding a patient’s health concerns, providing a clear and accurate diagnosis as well as effective treatments and working, where suitable, with other practitioners at Yaletown Wellness to provide maximum benefits for all his patients. He has very high returning rates on both regular and ICBC clients as he shows steady and guaranteed improvements to each of his clients.
Shawn loves baseball and used to play in a local league as an outfielder, but now he loves his baby daughters more and decide to devote his weekend to his daughters.
SHAWN’S SPECIALTIES AND SERVICES
Shawn’s integrated acupuncture treatment methods are particularly effective in pain managements as he sees numerous of good results from his clinical experiences. Also, Shawn’s treatment style will go beyond treating the problem to assist patients in achieving the right balance of the body, which allows for an increase in the body’s strength and greater chances for preventing further development of disease and its long-term symptoms.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Since 2012, Shawn acquired extensive depths of clinical experiences by working both as a clinical assistance and an acupuncturist under the mentorship of Dr. Xiao Mei Wang, a respected Doctor of Chinese Medicine who have been practicing for 17 years. Shawn has drawn much inspiration from her treatment methods in performing practical acupuncture treatment strategies by integrating multiple treatment methods such as traditional / electro-acupuncture, Tuina massage, acupressure massage, sports massage, stationary / moving glass-cupping therapies, and the ear-seed therapy to give each individual the best opportunities for a quick recovery.
Shawn is committed to carefully understanding a patient’s health concerns, providing a clear and accurate diagnosis as well as effective treatments where suitable, including other practitioners at Yaletown Wellness to provide maximum benefits for all his patients. Shawn’s previous patients have reported that he has a very gentle touch of insertion of acupuncture needles and they feel very relaxed on each treatment so he would provide comfortable treatment experiences for all current and future Yaletown Wellness clients.
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