East meets West in the hands of qualified Doctor Yan Zhou H OPING to get rid of those niggling aches and pains in 2013? Or perhaps you need some help in sticking to your new yearâ€™s resolution to stop smoking? If this is the case, it may be time to consider Chinese medicine as a way to help achieve your health goals. Dr Yan Zhou offers the best of both worlds as she is a qualified doctor in both western and Chinese medicine, and she is pleased to announce that she is back practising in Harrow. After four years spent practising in other parts of London, Dr Zhou is enjoying being back in Harrow where she had previously been based for many years, and built up a base of loyal clients. There are many health problems that Chinese medicine can offer great success in helping to treat and Dr Zhou is a trained gynaecologist, so is able to work with clients on women's health problems specifically. She is also skilled in using Chinese medicine to help patients stop smoking, and to reduce pain associated with long-term conditions, operations or injuries.
This is good news for anyone suffering with back, neck, shoulder or any other type of pain, which can be so debilitating and often relies on strong painkillers to manage. Dr Zhou uses acupuncture to treat a range of conditions and says it usually takes between five and 10 treatment sessions, depending on the problem, to get results. Many people may feel a little squeamish at the idea of the needles used in acupuncture, but Dr Zhou stresses that done correctly by a qualified practitioner such as herself, the patient should not feel any pain. Using her western medicine qualifications alongside the Chinese practices, Dr Zhou is able to give a precise diagnosis of any conditions. She talks through health problems and medical history with each patient before recommending the best course of treatment. n If you would like to find out about these ancient form of health practices that could complement your existing treatments, give Dr Zhou a call to discuss your needs. Call her on 0208 864 3269 to arrange a confidential consultation.
n skilled: Dr Yan Zhou is happy to be back in Harrow