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    On your first session, Dr. Shyun will consult with you on your health concerns and begin examination by asking you questions about your health and examining your body function. These first appointments will take between 60-90 minutes. You will also fill out a new patient form. A typical first session will either conclude with a acupuncture session depending on the doctors assessment or treatment will begin after the first session.
    If you are reading this, congratulations on your first visit to Shyun Acupuncture. When receiving acupuncture treatment, wearing comfortable and loose clothing will be a rule of thumb. Garments such as shorts, loose baggy pants, loose fitting tops where you can roll up your sleeves are the best, this way the practitioner can access to your arms and legs with more ease. It will make it more comfortable and relaxing for you as well.
    Rest assured when most needles goes in, you will most likely not feel a thing. You might experience a small pinch that lasts shorter than a blink, the pinch may be more intense on more sensitive areas such as your hands and feet. But if you are scared or nervous about needles in general make sure to talk to the doctor first.
    Depending on the unique situation of every patient Dr. Shyun will custom design each session tailored to your bodily needs. A sample session will involve acupuncture for 20-30 minutes depending on the patients body needs. Then other complimentary treatments such as therapeutic massage, cupping, electric stimulation will be added to the session depending on patient health and need. A session lasts between 50-60 minutes. For best improvement and recovery results, neurogenic bladder and bowel patients will also need the support of supplemental herbal treatment.
    We specialize in the improvement of neurogenic bowel and bladder function with SCI patients. If you are a patients suffering from these complications from SCI, please do not hesitate to contact us. Or if you know of someone who is in need of help with SCI complications please give us a call and let them know about our treatments.
  • How can Traditional Chinese Medicine help?
    Once your begin TCM treatments such as acupuncture, tui-na, cupping, and herbal medicines, our body will begin to clear the blockage systematically within our meridian system. Once the meridian systems are clear and in strong flow of chi and blood, our body can thus transfer all the nutrient to the spot of injury and balance the dysfunctional organs in order for maximum function. You will begin to feel lighter and stronger in your strength, and you will begin to listen to your body in brand new way.
  • How long is treatment?
    On average our patients experience stool sensation between 3-4 months, and within 6-12 months many of our patients begin to regain normal use of their bladder and bowels. They begin to go to the bathroom on their own like they used to.
  • Are there any side effects?
    The only side effects you will get are the improvement of your health, regaining control of your bladder and bowel, and one step giant closer to recovery from your injury. All good signs for better quality of life, but if you do have food allergies be sure to inform the doctor before treatment.

How Can Traditional Chinese Medicine Help Your Spine?

Your pathway to normal bowel and bladder function

For over 10 years Neuromax Paralysis Clinic located in the Southern California Region has developed cutting edge TCM techniques designed to return Bladder and Bowel issues related to spinal injury complications to normal.

We promise to work closely with you to discover your unique situation and collaborate with you to determine the best custom tailored solution.

We strive to make our tailored treatment solutions:

  • Work for your personal SCI situation

  • Complement your lifestyle and

  • Fit within your budget

Our Traditional Chinese Medicine treatments are non-obtrusive and gentle. We know our treatments can improve the functions of debilitated bladder and bowels and bring them back to a normal state of functionality.

An overall heath improvement is often experienced through your TCM treatments that benefit your SCI recovery journey. Your body will be stronger and more capable of healing the traumatic SCI injuries when the bladder and bowel dysfunctions are alleviated. We know the this journey is hard and difficult and we are here to help.

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