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Three Best Rated Award-winning Canadian Acupuncturists debunks the misconceptions about Acupuncture

Acupuncture is undoubtedly one of the most common and famous forms of complementary and alternative medicine. Its popularity in the Western world has rapidly increased over the years. Acupuncture has proven to be an effective treatment in pain management. There are several scientific evidence and statistical data that supports the efficiency of acupuncture. However, several myths and misconceptions about acupuncture inhibit a good number of people from opting for acupuncture. Breaking down the major misconceptions about acupuncture would help many people understand the practice and get benefited from it.

Dr. Sung Soo Yoon from Burnaby, BC, are 2020 ThreeBestRated® Award-Winning doctor practicing acupuncture in Canada. He share his journey in practicing acupuncture and give some insights that clear the misconceptions.


Dr. Sung Soo Yoon saw his mother recuperate from a severe illness through Traditional Chinese Medicine when all other treatments failed to help her. That inspired him to become a TCM doctor. Dr. Yoon started his practice in Canada in 2006. Later in 2014, he opened his Yoon Clinic in Burnaby. Dr. Yoon received his doctorate in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine specialized pain management in integrative care settings from Bastyr University. Dr. Yoon is also a board of directors of the British Columbia Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Practitioners (ATCMA) and Acupoint and Regeneration Injection Association of BC (ARIABC).

Dr. Yoon’s Clinic offers various traditional treatment methods such as Acupuncture, prescripted herbal medicine and Cupping & TuiNa as well as innovative treatment methods such as Electro-Acupuncture, Acu-Injection and Electro-Magnetic pulsed therapy.

Dr. Yoon says, “The proudest moment that we are facing in this industry is that when we see many patients who suffered from pain for a long time come to our clinic to get proper treatment and walk out of the door with a happy face.”

Speaking about the misunderstanding about Acupuncture in general, Dr. Yoon says, “Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine is not something spiritual that treats the Qi. It is a medicine of accumulated knowledge through enormous time and cases of practical experience.”

Dr. Yoon concludes by saying, “Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese medicine may not be the best treatment for all diseases. However, it is the best medicine to promote the full potential of self-healing ability.” Original post


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