- 'Women's troubles'
- Boost fertility
- Quit smoking
- Weight loss
- Back pain
- Carpal tunnel
- Sports injuries
The Chinese approach focuses on the functions of the body rather than anatomy. Good health is seen to occur when the body's organs interact in harmony with external forces.
Diagnosis in traditional Chinese medicine covers a far wider range of indicators than in western practice; Dr Yao will examine tongue colour and coating, skin tone, pulse, posture and breathing patterns.
The World Health Organization now recognises the efficacy of acupuncture both as an alternative and a complement in the treatment of a wide range of respiratory and digestive problems. These disorders include various types of sinusitis and recurrent upper respiratory infections.
Traditional Chinese medicine is particularly effective in treating skin diseases, notably eczema in children where Dr Yao enjoys considerable success and earns orthodox respect. A common approach is to use antibiotics for infection and herbs for the long term.
A skilled acupuncturist like Dr Yao can insert disposable needles at points where they will help release chemical neurotransmitters including endorphins through the prime meridians.
The Beijing Acupuncture clinic can address ailments that have not responded positively to mainstream medical therapy or even surgical intervention.
Dr Yao’s patients range from the young to mature citizens. She has an excellent insight into the types of muscular disorders that can arise from repetitive heavy manual work and computer-based work with bad posture.
Dr Yao has a considerable international reputation and regularly consults with patients overseas by tele-conferencing.