Dr. Tian-Jun Wang
The Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture UK (ATCM)
Speaker Biography: (max 200 words, no bullet points)
Dr. Tian-Jun Wang graduated from Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (NUCM) in 1989 and had worked as a Medical Doctor and Acupuncturist in a Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, Nanjing, China for 18 years. Dr. T Wang completed his PhD at NUCM, studying and researching Acupuncture in the treatment for depression. Dr. Wang was a clinical supervisor and Vice-professor in NUCM. Dr. Wang moved to the UK and joined University of East London UK (UEL) as a Senior Lecturer and the Director of Acupuncture Clinic in 2007 until Dec 2014. He is a Visiting Professor of Liaoning University of CM and Nanjing University of CM, China. Dr. Wang was the Acupuncture Course Director and Senior Lecturer at College of Naturopathic Medicine (CNM). Current Dr. Wang is the Professor at Shulan College of Chinese Medicine. He owns his TJAcupuncture Clinic in London, the UK.
Currently Prof. Wang is also the Council member of The Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture UK (ATCM). He is a worldwide famous speaker, very often talk at lots of international conferences, including Netherland, Poland, Portugal, Ireland, as well as the UK.
Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Management of Pain
Pain is the significant request of general public for acupuncture. There are several theories on the mechanisms of pain, whatever from western medicine or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The TCM treatment, include Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine etc, should generate based on the individual differentiation and pattern identification.
A great number of currently researches have proved that acupuncture is beneficial for different kinds of pain conditions such as headache and migraine, neck pain, shoulder pain, back pain, knee pain, cancer pain, arthritis pain, some neurological pain, fibromyalgia, etc
The mechanism of acupuncture for pain management are vary. Acupuncture has been indicated may affect the areas of the brain that are known to reduce the sensitively to stress and anxiety; Acupuncture stimulation can release the endorphins and other neurohumoral factors.