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When doctors told Brian Chang that he would never fully recover from the injuries he obtained in a car accident, he was undeterred. Instead of accepting the news, he traveled to Asia, where he sought treatment in the form of acupuncture and herbal medicine. After several months of therapy, he began to regain function and even found relief from several of his more incapacitating symptoms. His recovery inspired him to become Dr. Brian Chang, an acupuncturist and practitioner of Classical Chinese Medicine.
In his practice, Dr. Chang uses a holistic approach that addresses the underlying causes behind clients' symptoms, restoring a sense of balance to the body's natural energies (or chi). During acupuncture sessions, he accomplishes this by inserting hair-thin needles into key spots along the body, removing any blockages that interfere with the flow of these energies and helping alleviate everything from musculoskeletal pain to emotional stress from not knowing what it's like to be a pin cushion. While acupuncture is his core service, Dr. Chang offers treatments such as essential-oil therapy, cupping, and moxibustion as well.