Who is Qiang (Andy) Chen ?

Qiang (Andy) Chen is a National Board registered acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine practitioner in Canberra, Australia. He is also the author of the self-help book, The Energy Book, to optimising body's self-healing mechanism and an Instructor of Tai Chi and Qi Gong since 1997.

He established and developed a thriving Chinese medicine practice within a multi-discipline mainstream medical practice in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for over 10 years. From 2006 to 2009, he was on the Examination Board of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Office, the Ministry of Health, UAE.

He also founded and managed a bilingual Chinese Medicine office to cater for the English-speaking expatriates in Dalian, China, under the supervision of the affiliated clinic of the Dalian TCM Association.

Andy has a Diploma of Acupuncture from Zhejiang College of Chinese Medicine, China, a Bachelor of Health Science (TCM) from University of New England, Australia and a certificate of Anatomical Acupuncture from University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio (UTSA), USA.

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October 7, 2021

What To Do After Acupuncture – Revealing From 30 Years Practice

Knowing what to do after the acupuncture session will make a difference in maximising the benefit of your acupuncture treatment, observing from my 30 years of practice. You may feel blissfully relaxed, flared up with pain, or stirred up suppressed emotions after acupuncture.  To know WHY you have these reactions, […]
February 25, 2018
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9 Signs of Poor Health – a Chinese Medicine Perspective

Have you recently experienced any of the following conditions? Waking up feeling tired, no matter how long you have slept. Overactive mind: unable to switch off at bedtime. Poor appetite in the morning and noon (skipping meals); cravings and overeating in late afternoons and evenings. Feeling bloated, fatigued, and with […]
February 21, 2018

Why Am I Always Tired? – Simple Reasons From Chinese Medicine

Constantly tired lately, no matter how many hours you have slept?  Still remember those days you were a “super-human” that you work hard and excel at whatever you do without much sleep or rest?  Ever wonder why your body/energy can’t bounce back like before? As a Chinese Medicine practitioner, I […]
March 23, 2017

What to Expect After Acupuncture

Is your symptoms worse after acupuncture? Do you feel pain worse after acupuncture? Do you have flu-like detox symptoms after acupuncture? When you are searching and reading this article means you may just have had your acupuncture – likely the first one ever – and be confused with changes in […]
March 23, 2017
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How Do I Know Acupuncture Is Working?

Signs of acupuncture is working are simple: you are feeling better! However, sometimes you may lose track or don’t know what to look for. The following are the most common signs indicate your acupuncture treatment is working. Sign 1: Pain Relief If you were in the acupuncture clinic for acute […]
October 19, 2021

How Long It Takes to See the Result of Acupuncture?

There are two timelines to see the result of acupuncture depending on the goal of your treatment. Short-Term Result on Pain Relief If you were in the acupuncture clinic for acute pain or sports injury, you may notice the pain relief almost instantly from the first treatment. For chronic pain, […]
October 10, 2018
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The Balance of Winter and Summer

—- Comments on the “Work hard and Play Hard” lifestyle in Dubai “Winter in Dubai? We have no winter here?” Probably this is the first thought that jumped into your mind. Yes, you are right, we have no real winter season here, but I am not talking about the weather. […]