Dr. Yangyang Xu
PhD, Traditional Chinese Medicine Doctor, Registered Acupuncturist
Yangyang knew from a young age that she wanted to be in the health care profession. She had always enjoyed learning about science and biology and how the world around her works. This led her to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree specializing in immunology and infection from the University of Alberta. During her studies, she became increasingly fascinated with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). She was drawn to its holistic principles and focus on working with the body to heal itself.
After graduation, she decided to go to China to study Chinese Medicine, eventually obtaining her Master’s and PhD degrees in TCM. She has seen firsthand the power of TCM and acupuncture to heal a wide variety of conditions, and is excited to help her patients take control of their health. She believes that prevention and maintenance are the keys to a healthy lifestyle. There is no better way to treat disease than not allowing it to manifest in the first place. If a condition has already manifested, bringing the body back into balance lets it start healing again.
Yangyang has a keen interest in women’s health, neurological diseases, pain and trauma management, and internal diseases. She has extensive training in Traditional Chinese Medicine in both a western setting and in the traditional Chinese setting. She speaks Mandarin Chinese fluently. In her free time, she likes to play sports, practise Taichi and Qigong, and listen to music.
Yangyang can employ a wide array of TCM modalities such as acupuncture, cupping, ear seeds, herbal formulas, ointments, plasters, and more, according to her patients’ needs.
Dr. Yangyang can provide the following treatments: