Dr. Hong Qi is a certified acupuncturist with more than a decade of clinical experience in acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. Dr. Qi earned a Doctor of Medicine Degree in China and practiced Neurology at the teaching hospital of Dalian Medical College for seven years prior to coming to the United States in 1990. She was a postdoctoral fellow at Florida University for three years, and then she was recruited by Pfizer to conduct research in Osteoporosis. Dr. Qi received extensive training in Acupuncture in China; she received her Master’s Degree in Acupuncture Science at Bridgeport University in Connecticut and a certificate of Chinese Herbalogy from Pacific College of Oriental Chinese Medicine in New York. She has been practicing acupuncture in the State of Connecticut since 2000, combining the knowledge in both Chinese and Western medicines.
The World Health Organization and the National Institute of Health endorse acupuncture as being an effective treatment for numerous conditions. Dr. Qi’s specialties are listed below:
Arthritis, tendonitis, joint pain, back, neck & sciatic pain, and foot pain TMJ (Temporomandibular joint-jaw bone), trigeminal neuralgia
Fatigue, insomnia, stress, anxiety, headache, migraine
Infertility, IVF support, menstrual pain, impotence, menopause
Post-stroke, paralysis, numbness/tingling, Bell’s palsy (facial palsy)
IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), chronic constipation, diarrhea, persistent hiccups
Acupuncture alone can bring significant relief to headache, itchy and watery eyes and running nose. A combination of acupuncture and Chinese herbs can be even more effective.
Acupuncture and Chinese herbs can offer unique, targeted treatment to individual patients to reduce diabetes-related symptoms. The treatment, which varies from patient to patient, focuses on regulating the circulation of blood and balancing the organ systems to enhance pancreatic function.
Maintenance or “tune-up”:
Regular acupuncture treatments have positive effects on health and well-being. Acupuncture works as a preventative treatment by keeping the body in balance. Dr. Qi uses additional modalities in conjunction to acupuncture to best treat the individual’s condition, such as Electrical Stimulation, Maxibustion, Cupping, Gua Sha, Auricular, Acupressure, heat therapy and Chinese herbal medicine treatments, etc. (see “Services”)