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Treatable Health Conditions With TCM At Yaletown Wellness Center

We believe in a holistic approach to health supported by science. We are committed to performing the most effective and powerful treatment to each patient. We want patients to be able to access any treatments that they may need to put their health as their priority. Here we listed some of the health conditions that can be treated with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) at our Wellness Center. We also have a list of beauty conditions that we treat, stay tuned to see it in a future blog post.

Pain Management

Musko-Skeletal Pain
Pain management is the no.1 reason why people visit our clinic. We have had numerous successes treating our patients for different types of pain.
Neck, shoulder, back (upper/lower), hip, arm/leg, joint pain, arthritis, tendinitis, whiplash, fibromyalgia, sports injuries, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, and golf elbow.

Neurological Pain
Headaches (migraines and other headaches), carpal tunnel syndrome, sciatica, numbness pain, tremors, paralysis bell's palsy, post-stroke, trigeminal neuralgia, facial palsy (early stage), TMJ.

How do we treat your pain?

Acupuncture reaches deeper levels of muscles, tendons, ligaments and other soft tissues that massages can’t reach. Acupuncture helps to adjust the Qi (energy flow) and Blood systems and stimulate the body’s circulation in order to remove toxins and damaged cells. Acupuncture also reduces inflammation and speeds up healing through the release of vascular and immunity factors.

Our unique Tui Na massage techniques are gentle, yet powerful deep tissue massage. Tui Na massage releases stiffness in joints and tendons to minimize restriction and strengthen other supporting structures.

Emotional Wellbeing

Emotional well-being is the 2nd most common reason for visiting our clinic.
Addiction behaviors
Cold and sweaty hands and feet
Excess anxiety, worry, guilt, and nervous symptoms
Mood swings
TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), including acupuncture, diet therapy, and herbal medicine has proven greatly successful in the treatment of psycho-emotional issues.
Ancient evidence over the past 3000 years, as well as more recent clinical studies, have shown that acupuncture and Chinese medicine can effectively relieve many emotional issues. Chinese medicine is also widely used in treating addictions and addictive behavior, such as smoking, over-eating, cravings, or drug overdoses.

How do we treat your emotional well-being?

We provide a natural form of healing without any side effects and greatly improve emotional issues to help you return to a happier life. Our treatment program adjusts the function of internal organs, in order to remove unhealthy stress and release blocked energy to balance Qi and Blood flow and heal the body physically and mentally.

Women's Health

Chinese Medicine Theory is used to understand and treat a broad range of gynecological issues. Our clinic offers female TCM Practitioners who are experts in treating such conditions.​
- Menstrual Disorder: painful period, PMS, cycle-length disorder, flow (amount) disorder.
- Uterus Disorder: fibroid, endometritis, bleeding, uterine atrophy.
- Menopause Syndrome: hot flashes, night sweats, weight gain, emotional change.
- Others: women's hair loss, urinary disorders, vaginal symptoms, urinary disorder symptoms.

How do we treat Women's Health?

Women have complex bodies, which can become imbalanced, leading to symptoms such as menstrual disorders, uterine disorders, pregnancy issues, and hormonal imbalances.
Together, Acupuncture and Herbal Remedies are a powerful and effective combination for treating many gynecology disorders.
After consultation, we will select specific Acupuncture points and Herbal remedies for each individual’s needs.
These remedies will help re-balance Qi and blood flow, re-adjustment hormone imbalances, and regulate and strengthen the uterus within a woman’s body.

Men's Wellness

Men are becoming more involved in their health, and talking about a variety of men’s health and reproductive issues. Our clinic offer male TCM Practitioners who can help treat male disorders:
Premature Ejaculation
Erectile Dysfunction
Nocturnal Emission
Testicular Pain

How do we treat Men's wellness?

Chinese medicine treats men’s health issues with natural methods that avoid side effects.
In TCM, the kidneys are thought of as the center of all male complaints. Although other organ systems tend to be involved, such as the Liver, Spleen, Bladder, and Heart the kidneys are usually at the core of the problem.
Due to the way that these disorders affect the quality of a man’s life, men have a renewed interest in the quality and longevity of their health.
These are all steps in the right direction, and this is a trend that should be encouraged by healthcare practitioners.

Urinary Bladder Health

Urinary system disorders are one of the health problems affecting millions of people each year. The urinary system consists of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra.
Frequent urination
Chronic bladder infections
Night urination
Urinary incontinence
Discomfort or Pain during urinary
Menopause-related urinary disorder

How do we treat your urinary bladder health?

Your TCM practitioner will work closely with a urologist to diagnose and treat urinary complaints.
The method for selecting herb therapies for conditions and diseases that are new or rare is to examine earlier therapies for diseases that have similar presentations and to take into consideration modern diagnostic data in order to focus on certain therapeutic principles.
Selecting herbs and acupuncture utilized for bladder syndromes are aimed at alleviating the condition.

Children's Wellness

We treat children and teens' health and well-being, by helping to improve their digestion system, immune system, respiratory system, allergies, skin disorders, and mental concentration.
Digestive System: anorexia, diarrhea, food retention, stomach ache.
Respiratory-Immunity: asthma, Bronchitis, common cold, cough, allergies, cough, sore throat, flu.
Other disorders: ADD & ADHD, mouth sores, enuresis, panic, nose bleeding, skin disorders, panic.

How do we treat children's wellness?

Paediatrics is one of the oldest specialties of Chinese medicine and has been in continuous development for the treatment of childhood diseases. Children are generally more susceptible to getting sick due to their undeveloped bodies. Most pediatric complaints are related to the respiratory system and digestive systems. Respiratory complaints include coughs, colds, asthma, and bronchitis, while digestive complaints include stomach aches, vomiting, and diarrhea.
Our licensed professionals will develop custom treatment programs that perfectly suit the needs of each child, and restore their body.

Strength and Vitality

Tonification is a therapeutic treatment that nourishes and replenishes the body to regain strong health. Especially important for people who suffer from chronic illness, elders, kids and post-pregnancy.

How do we treat your strength and vitality?

Tonification is mainly used to treat a particular deficiency in the body. Symptoms of an asthenia syndrome vary according to the cause, degree of deficiency, and organ involved.
Its important to diagnose the underlying deficiency first to apply appropriate tonifying therapy.
TCM proposed treatments are intended to promote and replenish the functions of organs and stimulate nutrient production, to effectively to maintain over-all health, and restore balance and vitality of the body through tonification.

Digestive Health

Our overall health is directly related to our digestive health. Our digestive system provides us with energy for daily life and a healthy mind.
Stomach ache or Abdominal Pain (Discomfort), Cramps
Constipation or Diarrhea
Indigestion, Bloating, Distention, Flatulence (Passing Gas)
Nausea, Vomiting, Heartburn (Acid Reflux)
Poor Appetite or Excessive Appetite
IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) or IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)
Others: Colitis, Halitosis(Bad breath), Leaky gut syndrome, Ulcers

How do we treat your digestive health?

Over 100 million Americans have digestive problems, and the No.3 and No.7 top selling drugs in America are for digestive problems. As we can see it, digestive related issues are very common.
We can work with you to devise a diet specifically geared to your individual body’s needs, as well as carefully select acupoints and natural herbs to improve digestive function.
We have used Chinese medicine to successfully treat many digestive complaints.

Respiratory Health

Over 100 million Americans have digestive problems, and the No.3 and No.7 top selling drugs in America are for digestive problems. As we can see it, digestive related issues are very common.
We can work with you to devise a diet specifically geared to your individual body’s needs, as well as carefully select acupoints and natural herbs to improve digestive function.
We have used Chinese medicine to successfully treat many digestive complaints.

How do we treat your respiratory health?

Abundant Lung energy manifests as strong physical vitality and is closely related to immune system health.
When Immunity is strong, recovery from illness is quick and effective, and breath is usually clear and pleasant, the skin will be glossy and complexion is bright and fresh.
TCM Treatment is effective tool to proven to be very beneficial for naturally improving immune system function, and strengthening the lungs to prevent reoccurrence of illness.

Circulatory Health

It’s one of the vital systems of the body that is concerned with transporting blood, nutrients, oxygen and hormones to neurotransmitters to all parts of the body.

High Blood Pressure or Low Blood Pressure
Cardio-vascular disease
High cholesterol

How do we treat your circulatory health?

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has several approaches to support and improve circulatory health. Some of the TCM practices that can help improve circulatory health include:
- Acupuncture: Acupuncture involves the insertion of thin needles into specific points on the body to stimulate the flow of Qi (life force energy) and blood. Acupuncture can improve circulation by dilating blood vessels and reducing inflammation.
- Herbal Medicine: TCM has a long history of using herbs to promote blood circulation. Herbs such as Dan Shen, Hong Hua, and Yan Hu Suo have been traditionally used to promote circulation and treat circulatory disorders.
- Cupping: Cupping involves placing cups on the skin to create suction. Cupping can improve circulation by stimulating blood flow to the affected area.

Skin Health

Skin is the largest organ in the body, and protects you from the outside world.
Skin disorders can be very uncomfortable and embarrassing.
Skin Infection

How do we treat your Skin health?

Skin problems may cause chronic disabilities that easily lead to psychological stress and self-confidence issues.
Many pharmaceutical medicines offer quick relief, but do not address the root causes of skin ailments that prevent a permanent solution.
More and more people are choosing alternative solutions which are safer, and which address the root cause of the ailment, instead of covering it up each time Acupuncture and Chinese herbal therapies are the most common methods in TCM used to treat skin conditions, and can provide longer-lasting relief than Western Medicine.
TCM can provide patients with long-lasting and successful treatments for almost every skin condition, and alleviate related ailments as well.

Face-Related Conditions and Disorders

Trigeminal Neuralgia
TMJ Joint (Temporomandibular Joint) Pain
Facial paralysis
Bell’s palsy
Facial spasm
Throat related disorders
Sore throat
Difficult to swallow
Throat pain
Mouth related disorders
Dry mouth
Mouth ulcers
Sore and painful tongue

Eye-Related Conditions and Disorders

Congested Nose
Loss of smell
Red Nose

Ear-Related Conditions and Disorders

Hearing Problems
Ear Pain

These are just some of the conditions that can be treated at Yaletown Wellness, but Traditional Chinese Medicine can treat a wide variety of conditions. And besides that, we are always incorporating new technologies and treatments into our clinic, so just let us know what you want to treat and we can guide you to the discipline that fits better for your health issue.

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