At Ming Town Refresh Health Centre, we have 3 experienced therapists on staff, including registered acupuncturists and massage therapists. We always find it rewarding when we make people feel good and help them towards becoming healthier.
Our herbalist on staff has been in the business for over 40 years. He has always stayed on top of the latest research, and even teaches Chinese medicine within the community. He enjoys the work that he does, and even puts on a free information session about health once a month through a partnership with the Chinese Medicine Culture Exchange Association. He has also written many articles which have appeared in the Chinese Times in Edmonton. So if you are looking for Traditional Chinese Medicine or herbs, we have the perfect source.
Our Professional Staff
Cindy Chen, Registered Acupuncturist (CAAA) & Registered Massage Therapist (NHPC)
Coming from a family lineage of both Chinese and Western medical practitioners, Cindy has been exposed to Traditional Chinese Medicine since her early age. Working with her father, an accomplished Traditional Chinese Medicine Doctor and Herbalist, as an assistant and Chinese herbal pharmacist, she shows her compassionate and caring sides to her patients.
Cindy has practised as a Registered Massage Therapist in Alberta since 2008. As a massage therapist, Cindy has been dealing with many different conditions. She believes that mastering a wide range of treatment modalities will benefit patients. She decided to further educate herself in acupuncture, ear acupuncture and reflexology in different institutes. As a Registered Acupuncturist, her goal is to apply Traditional Chinese Medicine in her treatment to help her patients recover from their adverse conditions and maintain their wellness.
Wendy J.X. Chen, Registered Acupuncturist (CAAA) & Registered Massage Therapist (NHPC)
Third generation in a medical family, Wendy studied Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture in China. She completed her Traditional Chinese Medicine practicum at the First Affiliated Hospital of the University of Guangzhou. Wendy studied Swedish massage at the Archways Healing College in Edmonton and graduated with Honour in 2006.
Wendy has been practising acupuncture and massage therapy and has a special interest in working with children between the ages of 3 and 10, dealing with conditions such as hypertension, digestion related conditions, stress incontinence, etc. Pain management is another specialty of Wendy’s, including menstrual pain, headache and backache. Wendy has been working with a few treatment protocols which involve combining certain treatment techniques in order to facilitate higher recovery for clients.