Calgary Acupuncture – Southcentre Chinese Acupuncture

Southland Park II #505 – 10333 Southport Rd SW

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The theory behind acupuncture as a medical treatment is very different from that of Western medicine. In traditional Chinese medicine, imbalances in the basic energetic flow of life — known as Qi— are thought to cause illness. Qi is believed to flow through 20 major pathways (meridians) in your body.

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Acupuncture Continuing Education

Learn Dr. Yan’s 30 years of experience in acupuncture and receive 12 Continuing education points from NCCAOM.

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Chinese Herbal Medicine

At Southcentre Chinese Acupuncture, today’s health problems are solved through the traditional and natural methods of CHM and acupuncture.Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a system of medicine several thousand years in the making.

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Best Chinese Acupuncture Clinic in Calgary, AB

Dr. Hong Yan, the owner and sole practitioner of Southcentre Chinese Acupuncture in Calgary, has a Master’s Degree in Acupuncture from Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. With nearly 30 years of experience practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), she practices and teaches acupuncture in both China and Canada. Dr. Yan has had academic papers published on a range of acupuncture-related subjects in both China and Europe as well. 

She has developed her own style of acupuncture treatments for a variety of disorders. Aside from joint and muscular pains, the clinic is renowned for its Fertility Acupuncture and IVF support. Dr. Yan specializes in:

  • Women’s Health (Fertility Acupuncture and Menopause Acupuncture)
  • Digestive system disorders (IBS and low metabolism) 
  • Stress related disorders (anxiety, depression and insomnia) 
  • Mild auto-immune diseases 
  • Disorders due to brain dysfunction or damage (ADHD, dystonia, stroke and MS) 
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Traditional Chinese Medicine is an ancient practice that restores balance and wellness to each person, making it an effective and natural management strategy for many health issues. For more information about Dr. Yan’s acupuncture clinic and services, contact us today!

Dr. Hong Yan, the owner and sole practitioner of Southcentre Chinese Acupuncture in Calgary, has a Master’s Degree in Acupuncture from Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. With nearly 30 years of experience practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), she practices and teaches acupuncture in both China and Canada. Dr. Yan has had academic papers published on a range of acupuncture-related subjects in both China and Europe as well.  She has developed her own style of acupuncture treatments for a variety of disorders. Aside from joint and muscular pains, the clinic is renowned for its Fertility Acupuncture and IVF support. Dr. Yan specializes in:

Traditional Chinese Medicine is an ancient practice that restores balance and wellness to each person, making it an effective and natural management strategy for many health issues. For more information about Dr. Yan’s acupuncture clinic and services, contact us today! She has developed her own style of acupuncture treatments for a variety of disorders. Aside from joint and muscular pains, the clinic is renowned for its Fertility Acupuncture and IVF support. Dr. Yan specializes in:

Acupuncture Calgary

Acupuncture in Calgary is quite popular nowadays. There are lots of Calgary acupuncture clinics. How to find a good acupuncture clinic and the best acupuncture Calgary practitioner? Here are some tips:
 

  1. Find the Calgary acupuncturist who has an advanced education background with rich clinic experience: Dr. Yan is an Alumni of the renowned Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) university in China: Nanjing University of TCM. She spent 5 years in the Undergraduate program (4 years classroom study with one year internship) and then 3 years in the Graduate program. Both of her Master and Bachelor degrees are majored in Acupuncture. She started her medical practice in 1993 and set up Southcentre Chinese Acupuncture in Calgary in 2006. 
  2. Find the acupuncturist who can combine modern medicine with ancient TCM: modern acupuncture practice needs not only the ancient theories but also the understanding of western medicine (pathology, biology, internal medicine, image technology etc), and combine them effectively to treat diseases in Calgary acupuncture clinic. Before immigrated to Canada, Dr. Yan was a licensed attending doctor in the Acupuncture Stroke Unit of the 1st Teaching Hospital of Tianjin University of TCM. 
  3. Find the acupuncturist who can treat internal diseases as well as pains: with 30 years of experience, Dr. Yan can successfully treat a variety of disorders with acupuncture mainly. Such as: depression, anxiety, insomnia, headaches, stroke, MS, infertility, IVF support, menopause, IBS, ADHD, allergies, thyroid dysfunction, mild autoimmune diseases, overweight, PCOS and endometriosis etc…
  4. Find the Calgary acupuncture clinic which is easy to access with free parking: Southcentre Chinese Acupuncture is conveniently located at Southwest, with easy access to C-Train (Southland Station). Enjoy 2 hours free parking from the building.
  5. Find acupuncture Calgary clinic who provides direct billing: direct billing is available to most of the extended insurance at Southcentre Chinese Acupuncture. 
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Welcoming Environment

Southcentre Chinese Acupuncture was established in Calgary in 2006. It is conveniently located at to Southland Park II with free parking and easy access to the LRT. 

Upon arrival, patients see that Dr. Yan is attentive to their needs. She designs an effective treatment plan for their health issues. The clinic offers lunch, evening and weekend appointments, and direct billing is available to most insurance companies. 

Dr. Yan’s gentle techniques will relieve your symptoms and promote relaxation, so it’s no wonder our patients have written such wonderful reviews of our acupuncture clinic in Calgary. Read our testimonials below and set up an appointment with Dr. Yan today for the best acupuncture services in Calgary.

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The theory behind acupuncture as a medical treatment is very different from that of Western medicine. In traditional Chinese medicine, imbalances in the basic energetic flow of life — known as Qi— are thought to cause illness. Qi is believed to flow through 20 major pathways (meridians) in your body

Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese Herbal Medicine (CHM) is an ancient system of healthcare made modern.

Through centuries of continual research and development, CHM has evolved from a traditional practice into a set of modern treatments rooted in tradition, able to combat a broader spectrum of human ailments.

Testimonials

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Raquel FraserRaquel Fraser
16:13 22 Sep 21
Dr. Yan is an excellent doctor! She is very knowledgeable and the best at what she does. I've tried many other acupuncture clinics/practitioners over the last 12 years, and by far her treatment was exceptional. She started addressing my issues at the first appointment and within 6 weeks (of only once a week appointments) the symptoms I was suffering from were almost completely gone... then I was able to see her every other week (for only 2 more treatments), and then only once more like a month later (so only like 9 treatments total over 13/14 weeks)... and my symptoms were 100% gone. I suffer from PMDD, which is difficult to treat and very difficult to live with. It was shocking how quickly she solved my problems. I highly recommend Dr. Yan! Dr. Yan is also very gentle, kind and considerate of her patients. Thank you so much Dr. Yan!
Casey KCasey K
16:53 16 Aug 21
I've just started going to this clinic. Dr. Yan is very friendly, a good listener, and has a very clean clinic. I feel very relaxed when i'm there and feel that she is helping me with my back and joint pain.
Lynne LienLynne Lien
22:19 26 Jul 21
Dr. Yan is very knowledgeable and friendly. Very soft spoken and remembers details about you and what’s going on in your life.Very painless acupuncture and always effective. Really helped with pain management from my accident.She also suggested some Chinese medications as well.Can fill up quite quickly so I’d suggest booking appointments ahead of time or even prebooking.Always very relaxing and I’d fall asleep every time.
Julie SchellJulie Schell
03:36 19 Nov 20
Dr Hong is very exquisite and powerful in her knowledge and ability to help heal with her acupuncture techniques. Highly recommended!
Tanya AdamsTanya Adams
14:40 16 Oct 20
Dr. Yan is friendly, polite and very knowledgeable. She knows her stuff! I have gone to her several times for various things over the years - including sports/training injuries and an MVA. Her clinic is always clean and tidy, and I always leave feeling better than when I walked in. Her prices are fair, which in these times, is a huge factor for some families needing treatment. Highly recommend!
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What are the Benefits of Acupuncture?

At our Calgary clinic, you can experience some of the best acupuncture services in Alberta, even in Canada, promoting pain relief while also addressing root causes in both your body and mind.

What is Acupuncture Good For?

This therapeutic method is a part of Traditional Chinese Medicine and has been used successfully for thousands of years. It can promote the flow of Qi (meaning energy, and pronounced “chi”) to address the deficiency or blockage of energy flow in the body due to different pathogenic causes.

There are many reasons why energy deficiency and blockages can occur, which include (but are not limited to):

Each acupuncture treatment is designed based on the patients’ medical history and symptoms for a unique road to recovery and optimal wellness.

Process

After a thorough consultation with Dr. Yan at our clinic, she will choose a series of energy points to address your particular set of issues. Those energy points will then be accessed by inserting very fine needles in order to promote energy flow. 

Your acupuncturist may manipulate the needle back and forth slightly, and electric stimulation or heat might be applied to enhance the result. Everything will be discussed beforehand, and different acupuncture methods will be used based on an assessment of your needs.

Acupuncture Treatments for Pain, Stress & Discomfort

An experienced acupuncturist in Calgary can help to manage pain and discomfort all over the body, from neck and back pain to anxiety to digestive problems. Acupuncture can also reduce symptoms related to:

Because acupuncture is part of Traditional Chinese Medicine, it’s a natural alternative that more and more people are switching to and seeing results. Acupuncture treatments are unique to each patient, and results are felt differently from person to person. 

At our Calgary acupuncture centre, we can treat you so that you can experience improved well-being that includes better circulation, improved sleep and less fatigue, reduced stress levels, increased energy levels, and most of all, less pain. There are so many reasons to try acupuncture; it’s hard to choose just one!

What Does Acupuncture Treat?

Acupuncture treats pain and discomfort by interacting with energy points. But because meridians connect through the entire body, and because those meridians also pass through many vital organs, finding a new balance in the energy flow can also treat various other internal diseases as well.

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