About Youna Kim R.Ac.
Youna is a Registered Acupuncturist in British Columbia and a member of CTCMA (College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia). She has studied and practiced acupuncture and moxibustion in both Asia and Canada. She uses Korean and Chinese style acupuncture technique and Japanese style moxibustion for her treatment. Her treatment consists of a twelve-meridian diagnosis and whole body health analysis. Her acupuncture needling methods are gentle and painless, using the smallest gauge needles.
She believes that optimal health happens when one is living in harmony with nature, and thus the treatment of illness must also be found in natural ways for a beneficial result. Youna carefully considers the root of illness, and delivers the treatment for her patients with this in mind.
Is a gentle and safe treatment method that promotes the circulation of bio-electric current (Qi) and blood in the area of the aliment. With acupuncture, the body regains its healing power effectively and recovers the health status naturally. Both the World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Institute of Health (NIH) acknowledge the benefits of acupuncture as an effective treatment for various health issues.
"... Acupuncture is a complete medical protocol focused on correcting imbalances of energy in the body. From its inception in China more than 2,500 years ago, acupuncture has been used traditionally to prevent, diagnose and treat disease, as well as to improve general health. ... Because the goal of acupuncture is to promote and restore the balance of energy, which flows throughout the body, the benefits of acupuncture can extend to a wide variety of conditions..."
- Dr. Andrew Weil
Working with a wide range of health conditions such as:
Various Pain syndromes including neck pain, shoulder pain, back pain, knee pain, ankle pain, sports injuries, numbness and tingling
Women’s health including menstrual irregularities, PMS, PCOS, infertility, perimenopause and menopause, interstitial cystitis, leukorrhea, water retention and edema
Men’s health including BPH, andropause
Geriatric health including arthritis, eye disorders, chronic degenerative diseases
Mental health including anxiety, depression, stress
Insomnia of various origins
Digestive health including indigestion, bloating, gastric ulcers, colitis, constipation, diarrhea
Headaches of various origins
Skin conditions including eczema, acne, dermatitis