Asthma can be a debilitating condition and can coincide with anxiety, stress, and fatigue. In the photo below is Dr “Charlie” treating patients in the inpatient department at the Hefei Hospital of Chinese Medicine. It’s not uncommon for patients to receive acupuncture for a variety of conditions including, Stroke, Post Recovery Surgery, Asthma, Anxiety, Insomnia, and many other conditions. Patients in China draw from the huge resource of the history from traditional Chinese medicine that spans over 3,000 years. Recently, Covid-19 the global pandemic has effected many people on the planet one way or another whether its with health or the fear that it invokes into our society and in some cases the devastating results from this virus with loss of family, friends or loved ones. China has been using acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine or herbal medicine to manage the symptoms of this disease. Although there is much disinformation between East and West its unfortunate that these benefits of acupuncture and natural medicine cant be used in hospitals in the USA and other parts of the world.
Dr. Tony Willcox received his Ph.D. in Acupuncture from the Anhui University of Chinese Medicine a 3.5-hour drive from Wuhan in Hubei Province the epicenter of the Corona Virus or COVID 19.
Having been under the tutelage of Professor Yang Jun, Dr. Willcox has been taught from one of the most famous acupuncture doctors in Dr. Yang. Professor Yang travels all over China and throughout the world delivering methods and current research about acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. In Anhui Province, 62.5 million inhabitants Professor Yang is one of the most famous for his work with Acupuncture and Dr. Tony has been lucky enough to have been his only western student to go through the Ph.D. process.
Come and visit Acupuncture Zen and see how Authentic Acupuncture treatments in hospitals have made their way to Atlantic Ave in Delray Beach for local residents.
CONCLUSIONS: Acupuncture, as an adjunct to standard asthma care, is an effective treatment for chronic asthma.
Armand DelRosario PA-S