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Patient Cases (click on Case # for full patient description)

 Case #  Symptoms/Diagnosis Patient Short Description
Case #1 General Fatigue
Digestive Problem
Amenorrhea
A 38-year-old female - business professional
Case #2 Knee Replacement
Lower Back Pain/Sciatica
A 60-year-old grandmother & her husband
Case #3 Shoulder Pain
Lower Back Pain
A 45-year-old business owner - male
Case #4 Multi-Symptoms:
Headaches w/ Neck Pain
Sinus/Allergy
Arthritis(Thumbs)
High Blood Pressure & Cholesterol
TMJ
A 58-year-old homemaker
Case #5 Shingles (Herpes Zoster) A 40-year-old computer programmer - male
Case #6 Tendonitus/Arthritis (Elbow Pain) A 35-year-old professional - female
Case #7 Depression A 55-year-old grandmother
Case #8 Stress (Work-Related) A 50-year-old business executive - male)
Case #9 Food Craving
Low Energy
Stress
A 21-year-old college student - female
Case #10 Colitis:
Nervousness
Insomnia
A 58-year-old energetic grandmother
Case #11 Sciatica A 35-year-old attorney - male
Case #12 Sinus Infection A 42-year-old business professional - male
Case #13 Migraines A 33-year-old business professional & student - male
Case #14 Depression & Panic Attacks A 45-year-old Ph.D. professor - female
Case #15 Buttocks Pain (Muscle Inflammation) A 40-year-old female banker
Case #16 Drug Addiction/Detox
Stress
A 38-year-old male
Case #17 Stop Smoking A 40-year-old female
Case #18 Leg Cramp (Hamstring & Calf) A 35-year-old sales professional - male
Case #19 Lower Back Pain (Mild Bone Fracture) A 70-year-old retired salesman
Case #20 Lower Back Pain A 60-year-old health care director - male)
Case #21 Rheumatoid Arthritis A 76-year-old female
Case #22 Infertility A 38-year-old mother of 3
Case #23 Bell's Palsey A 35-year-old business professional - male
Case #24 Forgetfulness
Skin Problem (Acne/Boils)
A 45-year-old medical assistant
Case #25 Nausea
Poor Appetite
Anxiety Attacks
A 22-year-old massage therapist
Case #26 Aneurysm (Poor Balance in a wheelchair) A 20-year-old college student -- female
Case #27 Lower Back Pain
Neck Pain
Insomnia
A 45-year-old police officer - male
Case #28 Panic Attacks/Anxiety A 20-year-old male model
Case #29 Nerve Disorder (Neurofibromatosis): Numbness of Legs
Loss of Appetite
Lower Back Pain
Fatigue
A 28-year-old accounting professional - male
Case #30 Lower Back Pain A 40-year-old female & a yoga student
Case #31 Rotator Cuff Pain/Tendonitus A 50-year-old stock broker - male
Case #32 Stomach Problems
Tired Eyes
Vericose Veins
A 40-year-old business professional -- female
Case #33 Rheumatoid Arthritis A 35-year-old professional - female
Case #34 Post Knee Replacement Complications A 38-year-old professional & a baseball player - female
Case #35 Post Lower Back Surgery Complications A 65-year-old retired male
Case #36 Foot Pain
Poor Leg Circulation
Tension to the Body
Grinding of Jaw
A 78-year-old retired female
Case #37 Lower Leg Pain and Numbness A 70-Year-Old Male Woodworker, Retired
Case #38 Endometriosis
Kidney Stones
Sciatica
Abdominal Pain
Low Energy
Case #38 (A 38-Year-Old Marketing Professional -- Female)
Case #39 Nausea
Abdominal Pain
An 80-Year-Old Great Grandmother
Case #40 Muscle Strength
Poor Energy
Poor Memory (seizure in childhood)
A 13-Year-Old Boy
Case #41 Low Energy, Shortness of Breath
Anemia
Period Cramps
Heavy Clotting
A 42-Year-Old Professional -- Female
Case #42 Weight Control
Food Craving
Breast Tenderness
Shortness of Breath
Leg Swelling
A 49-Year-Old Professional -- Female
Case #43 Depression
Anxiety
A 36-Year-Old Mother of Two
Case #44 Leg Pain An 80-Year-Old Retired Male
Case #45 Yawning
Low Energy
Poor Memory
Underweight
A 20-Year-Old Pharmacy Student
Case #46 Hair Loss
Weight Control
A 43-Year-Old Female Business Owner
Case #47 Food Addiction
Bulemia
Negative Thinking
A 37-Year-Old Health Care Professional -- Female
Case #48 Sinus Migraine Headaches
Stomach Pain
Vocal Cords Problem (since childhood)
A 24-Year-Old Medical Assistant -- Female
Case #49 Stop Smoking A 54-Year-Old Professional -- Male
Case #50 Allergy to Fish A 31-Year-Old College Recruiter -- Female
Case #51 Food Craving
Weight Control
A 44-Year-Old Health Care Professional - Female
Case #52 Menstrual Cramps
Miscarriage
A 28-Year-Old Female
Case #53 Anxiety
TMJ
A 35-Year-Old Health Care Professional -- Female
Case #54 Allergy
General Fatigue Symptoms
A 35-YEAR-OLD Professional -- Female
Case #55 Finger Numbness
Lower Back Pain/Sciatica
A 55-Year-Old Female Business Owner
Case #56 Bursitis (Hip Pain) A 44-Year-Old Female Professional/Competitive Line Dancer
Case #57 Hip Pain
Knee Pain
Allergy
A 60-Year-Old Legal Assistant
Case #58 Post Surgery Complication:
Knee Pain
Ankle Pain
A 31-Year-Old Female Insurance Agent
Case #59 Food Craving
Weight Control
Allergy
Low Energy
A 33-Year-Old Female Supervisor
Case #60 Arthritis:
Lower Back Pain
Knee Pain
An 80-Year-Old Grandmother
Patient Testimonials in Detail
Case # Symptoms/
Diagnosis
Patient Testimonial
Case #1 General Fatigue
Digestive Problem
Amenorrhea
A 38-Year-Old Female - Business Professional

I was treated for fatigue, and for recurring noises (borborygmus) in my stomach. I was exhausted and felt tired all the time. I have always been very athletic and active and very health conscious. I couldn't figure out what the problem was. I was also experiencing irregular periods and sometimes neglected to menstruate at all.

I can't tell you how miserable I was prior to visiting Dr. Liau. I had been from Doctor to Doctor who ordered test after test. I spent several thousand dollars at a local alternative medicine clinic. I was afraid I had cancer or some other serious condition. None of these practitioners were of any help to me. I just so happened to be walking by past Dr. Liau's office one day, and decided to stop in and get some information.

I only needed 5 or 10 acupuncture treatments. It was not at all painful. The needles are so small, you hardly feel them. I found the procedure to be relaxing. I felt improvement after the very first treatment.

Since then, I have been taking several very inexpensive herbal medicines for about a year now that greatly improved my condition. One is a female hormone formula to regulate my periods; the other is to maintain balance. I'm afraid to stop taking either one! Together they cost about as much as taking a multi- vitamin a day.

I have since recommended Dr. Liau to several of my friends. I have always felt her prices to be reasonable, on herbal medicines as well as office visits. My first consultation was free of charge! Unlike many Doctors with her credentials, she has never charged me for a phone consultation.

I have always felt that Dr. Liau has been genuinely concerned about my well-being and has taken a personal interest in my health. Every time if I have any question regarding the herbal medicine I am taking, Dr. Liau always has the time for me and always returns my call promtly.

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Case #2 Knee Replacement
Lower Back Pain/Sciatica
A 60-Year-Old Grandmother & Her Husband

Prior to acupuncture, I could not sit for more than 30 minutes or walk without pain. I lived in chronic pain in both of my knees. After receiving acupuncture treatments, my life changed 100%. My pain was at scale 9 (on a scale of 1 - 10 with 10 being the most painful), my pain decreased to scale 1 by the 4th treatment. I am now off prescription medications for pain and only take herbals - 100% natural.

I found acupuncture to be very relaxing, not painful and I recommend it highly to anyone I know including my husband who has been suffering lower back pain & sciatica for the last 4 years due to bulging disc in his lumber area. And after 3 treatments along with taking herbal medicine, his pain was not there any more and he was able to go back to playing golf again - the sport that he enjoys the most.

Dr. Liau is fully dedicated in helping her patients; you can feel it in her hands. She is positive minded and she makes you think positive. I am grateful for her "healing hands" and kindred spirit, which I think is part of the healing process and why acupuncture works. Dr. Liau is just beautiful, that's all I can say.

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Case #3 Shoulder Pain
Lower Back Pain
A 45-Year-Old Business Owner - Male

I am experiencing pain from my lower back to my knee and pain from my shoulder to my elbow. Prior to treatment by Dr. Liau I was in constant pain and taking prescription drugs to continue my daily activities.

After my visits to Dr. Liau, I am able to do things like scratch my back and walk without limping, that I had not been able to do for several months.

I was still afraid of needles so needless to say I was in serious pain or I would not have gone to see Dr. Liau. The treatment for my back and knee was painless, but the treatment for my shoulder (a condition that was 6 or more months old) was painful for several days until I had my 3rd visit.

My back and knee showed improvement after the 2nd visit and have not been a problem since. The shoulder, was sore after treatment but my pain went from off the scale (scale 10 being the worst, I was at scale 20) to scale 4 after the 1st visit.

I already have talked about Acupuncture with others I know as well as my own family members and just today I recommended a friend of mine to talk to her sister as she is having shoulder pain. The reason I would recommend acupuncture is because I have seen resolution of pain using this procedure with my own eyes.

Dr. Liau takes time to talk with you and understands the type of treatment she will have to use to remove your pain. She makes sure (as does her staff) you are comfortable before, during, and after each session. She is also a lady with a great sense of humor.

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Case #4 Multi-Symptoms
Headaches w/ Neck Pain
Sinus/Allergy
Arthritis(Thumbs)
High Blood Pressure &
Cholesterol
TMJ
A 58-year-old homemaker

Overall, I have suffered with insomnia, headaches, hot flashes, thumb pain (arthritis), TMJ, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and sciatic nerve in my leg and hip for many years.

I have Osteoarthritis of the cervical spine along with some bulging discs for many years and often experiences headaches (occipital and temporal areas) which make it difficult for me to find a comfortable position when driving and lying down. I have suffered from joint pain in both thumbs for the last two years which makes them too weak to engage in simple things like cooking. I found acupuncture and herbal injection to be extremely helpful to my thumbs.

I also suffers sinus & allergy which causes one of my nostrils to clog up all the time and often makes my breathing difficult. I often experience sinus pressure behind and under my eyes as well as on top of my cheekbones. After having a few Acupuncture treatments, I am now able to breathe from both nostrils 95% of the time which amazed me. As for my TMJ, I sometimes have trouble chewing meat and often find my jaw to be very sensitive. After only one or two Acupuncture treatments, I was able to eat normally.

I have proven to myself that acupuncture and herbal medicine is the best decision that I have made in my entire life. I did not give up on myself - did not want to live with pain for the rest of my life and tolerate side affects from prescription medications (being nauseated most of the time). Acupuncture was not painful at all. I say it was like a very small pinch, if any at all, which is incomparable to the relief of pain and discomfort. I was in disbelief after each acupuncture treatment that my pain had extremely decreased.

I recommend acupuncture to family and friends because acupuncture and herbal medicine have worked for me and I want everyone to know you don't need to be miserable suffering in pain and discomfort. I have complete confidence in acupuncture and Chinese medicine.

No matter how personal your problem is you can always confide in Dr. Liau. You can tell her as many problems as you have, she always knows what to do and to make you feel better. I enjoy conversing with Dr. Liau and her staff about my family affairs and they make me feel warm and comfortable. Non-acupuncture doctors are amazed with my progress from pain to cholesterol and blood pressure control. Thank you Dr Liau!

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Case #5 Shingles (Herpes Zoster)A 40-Year-Old Computer Programmer - Male

I had chronic neck, shoulder, scapula, and back pain due to shingles (Herpes Zoster) for the last 2 years. When I had my first consultation with Dr. Liau, I could not walk unassisted. At a minimum, I needed a cane to get around. Sometimes I needed human assistance.

I no longer needed the cane after the first treatment, and began to feel significantly less pain after the second treatment. The pain has disappeared almost entirely - on my lower back, neck, and shoulder areas only after 6 treatments. I can now take regular walks and play games with my daughter. My life is nearly back to the point it was before I became afflicted with shingles.

At first, the procedure was mildly uncomfortable, but during the course of the treatment, the discomfort decreased significantly - especially when I was more relaxed. The pain/discomfort was slight when compared to the chronic pain that Dr. Liau was able to relieve.

In fact, I would have been satisfied to have just been able to walk without the cane. But, instead, my quality of life has improved 100%. I absolutely would recommend acupuncture to my family and friends which I already have, because this was the only course of treatment that had any effect. I tried an Orthopedic doctor, a Neurologist, and 2 Chiropractors. None of them were able to relieve the pain.

I believe Dr. Liau's office visit is more than reasonable when compared to other Acupuncturists. She is very inexpensive compared to the cost of treatment to other doctors' offices (not counting insurance on a per visit basis). But compared to the money I paid out to other Doctors (even counting insurance), who often prescribe sustained and recurrent treatments, Dr. Liau is a bargain when you factor in that she prescribed a specific number of treatments to cure my pain. After that there will only be minor maintenance.

Dr. Liau is very conscientious, especially compared to her western counterparts. I was content to lose the cane and just decrease the intensity of the pain. But Dr. Liau didn't want to stop until the pain had either gone away entirely or at least had diminished significantly enough to improve my quality of life (which it did).

Dr. Liau and staff have the permission to use my name for this testimonial - Jeff Hopper. I almost feel that Dr. Liau has saved my life - for a certainty, she has restored my quality of life!

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Case #6 Tendonitus/Arthritis (Elbow Pain)A 35-year-old professional - female

I suffered from tendonitis for 2 years. In the last 2 years, I had received 2 cortisone shots and 3-4 physical therapy treatments, ultrasound, and TEN's unit to my right arm for the pain in my elbow but the pain kept coming back. My husband then recommended acupuncture. I felt this was my last resort as I could no longer move or lift my arm. I couldn't even write. My arm/elbow was constantly aching and sore which made my movement difficult.

By my 3rd acupuncture treatment with Acupuncture DOCTOR I was almost back to normal. Now I can write, stretch and move my arm in different directions. You can even touch my arm and I don't feel the pain. In the meantime, Dr. Liau also prescribed me some exercise routines for me to do at home and it really helped me gain back the strength of my arm. By my 4th treatment I did not even think that I needed to continue with additional acupuncture. Acupuncture Works.

Dr. Liau kept telling me that her treatment would work and she was right. She was always positive and very patient with me and offers me good information on acupuncture and I felt safe under her care. For me, the combination of acupuncture and herbal medicine together work very well. They complement each other. Thanks Dr. Liau. You are a miracle worker!

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Case #7 Depression A 55-Year-Old Grandmother

Prior to coming to see Dr. Liau, I was on my own herbal medicine for my mental illness. Did not feel a sense of peace, was very depressed. I could not even walk.

After having acupuncture treatment with Dr. Liau, I felt a sense of peace. It was a very beneficial experience. She gave me a connection that I had lost. I now used the herbal ointment prescribed by Dr. Liau with friends where the chiropractor could not help.

When experiencing acupuncture, I did not think it was painful. I had a strong faith and had strong trust about Dr. Liau. She got me back on the right track after only 2 treatments because I was on vacation and could not stay long. However, only after two treatments I saw a great improvement. Dr. Liau gave me a lot of confidence in myself, gave me a peace of mind and makes me feel a sense of freedom - like something inside me is releasing.

I definitely would recommend Acupuncture to everybody because Dr. Liau was able to coach me in a way that I improved in my interpersonal relationship with my daughter and grandson. She made me strong.

She's a lot more positive, a lot more caring, not into just selling products. I had a very pleasant experience with Dr. Liau. She is very special. I have a good feeling about Dr. Liau. She taught me about my pressure points where I could go back and focus on my happy points. "She gave me her all." She took her time treating me and did not stop until I was well.

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Case #8 Stress (Work-Related) A 50-Year-Old Business Executive -- Male

My quality of life before receiving acupuncture treatment from Dr. Liau was miserable. This was life changing. I am much, much more calm now. My staff knows as soon as I walk in the door at work when I have been to Dr. Liau.I noticed a difference immediately after my first treatment. On the day of acupuncture treatment, I usually have no desire going to the gym which I usually do on a regular day immediately after work. I especially find the herbal tea to be extremely helpful for relaxation, both at work and after work. I can never live without it.

Ever since I discovered acupuncture, I feel my body is much more balanced. And my staff usually reminds me when it is time for me to get another acupuncture treatment if I start to act tense at work. I have recommend Acupuncture DOCTOR to my mother, son, boss, friends, and co-workers.

Dr. Liau is very thorough. Unlike western doctors where you feel like they only have X number of minutes to spend with you, Dr. Liau spends as much time as you need and she is a very good listener

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Case #9 Food Craving
Low Energy
Stress
A 21-Year-Old College Student - Female

Before treatment, my food cravings were "out of control" which caused me to be stressed out. I experienced a Definite Decrease in food craving (about 80%) and decrease in stress after the first treatment. I actually loss 4 pounds after my 1st treatment and 2 pounds after my 2nd treatment. I was amazed. I am now more at peace and my food craving is about 99% gone after only 3 treatments.

Before coming to Acupuncture DOCTOR I was a big baby about needles and only came because my boyfriend's aunt recommended it. It hurt very little, felt more like pressure than pain.

What I like most about Dr. Liau is that she is very caring. She talks to you at each appointment. I can tell she really cares and wants to help.

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Case #10 Colitis:
Nervousness
Insomnia
A 58-year-old energetic grandmother

Before starting treatment with Dr. Liau, I had been to the emergency room 3 times due to adverse reaction of the pain medication I was taking for my Colitis. My life was dismal. I was in constant pain, could not work and could not eat a regular meal that would not upset my stomach. I was losing weight and was having diarrhea 4-5 times, sometimes up to 7 times a day. I was only sleeping 1 hour per night at best due to my nervousness. My nervousness and insomnia were due to a bad reaction to the drugs that I was taking prior to seeing Dr. Liau.

After my first acupuncture treatment, improvement was almost immediate for my nerves. I felt better within 2 weeks and I was finally able to sleep at least 6 hours during the night. If someone had told me a year ago that I would be going to acupuncture I would have said "No Way." But my life is now 100% changed for the better. I am now able to go back to work part-time and I do not feel tired nor have an upset stomach after two months of treatment and am much happier now.

Dr. Liau is very compassionate. There were times when I needed to see her 2 times per day and she always made the time for me and telling me to contact her anytime I needed her. To have found Dr. Liau was such a blessing to me. Because my primary doctor was going to send me to the mental hospital due to my extreme nervousness and I did not know who to turn to for help at the time.With all the side effects and concerns that we hear about with western medicine it would be crazy not to at least try acupuncture and herbals.

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Case #11 Sciatica A 35-year-old attorney - male

My life was lived in constant fear of flare-up before coming to Acupuncture DOCTOR. I have been experiencing lower back pain for about 20 years on and off and had tried ultrasound, massage, and chiropractic adjustment without an obvious improvement. I lived with A LOT of pain which often caused me to have to leave work early.

Since treatment, my life has changed dramatically with NOT A SINGLE ATTACK! I saw improvement after only 2 treatments and did not have to take pain killers anymore. IT WORKS!

It is nice to have a Doctor like Dr. Liau that actually listens to you and treats both the Symptoms and the Cause.

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Case #12 Sinus Infection A 42-year-old business professional - male

Sinus infections caused me to feel weak overall and to experience a feeling of cloudiness like something was wrapping around my head (top, frontal, side, and back) due to sinus pressure. The pressure often goes behind my eyes and I did not feel like working, eating, etc.

Before coming to Acupuncture Doctor, I was taking 3-4 different sinus medications along with antibiotics every month with allergy shots every 2 weeks and still experienced allergy attacks 3 times in the last 3 months. The only time I felt some relief was when I used the nasal drainage down on my throat. Attacks seem to come on every month right before I finished my antibiotic for the month. It seems that I just could not break the cycle during the allergy season.

After 1 treatment at Acupuncture DOCTOR I saw a 70% improvement, feeling real good by the 2nd appointment. I recommend acupuncture to my friends and family. Now, I just have to go for follow-ups whenever I feel an attack is coming which is not often at all.

Dr. Liau does a very good job! I think I have been wasting my time and money going to western doctors for all these years who do not give me any great relief.

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Case #13 MigrainesA 33-year-old business professional & student - male

I suffer from migraines as the result of being hit by lightning on my right hand 4 years ago. Prior to this incident, I experienced no migraine headaches. However, ever since the accident, I experience migraine headache (frontal & temporal) every day and sometimes the flare-ups can last 8-10 hours straight accompanied by blackouts and blurred vision where I would need to go to a dark room without any noise. I have been diagnosed with small vessels popping up in my brain that caused the migraine. I have been living with very little energy due to excruciating pain I experience most of the time.

Prior to seeing Dr. Liau, I was seeing a chiropractor and a massage therapist. I was improving but the chiropractor had done as much as he could. Therefore, I decided to try Acupuncture. By my 3rd acupuncture treatment and taking some herbal medicine, the number and intensity of my migraines was greatly reduced. I can have a normal day now without being afraid of flare-ups in the middle of the day that can last hours. I only experience some flare-ups that only last 30 seconds. I was able to concentrate at work and do my homework assignment from school much better. And most of all, I was able to have a good night's sleep for the 1st time for a long time.

I absolutely recommend acupuncture for migraine sufferers, without hesitation. Dr. Liau really listens. She is definitely very skilled in her profession - no question about it!

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Case #14 Depression & Panic AttacksA 45-year-old Ph.D. professor - female

I suffered from severe depression subsequently causing panic attacks. Before acupuncture my life was unbearable. I would sleep 20 hours a day and cry all the time. Just walking from my bedroom to the kitchen was like walking through a sand dune. The panic attacks felt like - well, just unbearable.

Before coming for acupuncture treatment, I was on Effexor for the last 5 years and the more I took it, the less effective it became. One of the side effects was low sexual drive.

Acupuncture made a dramatic change to my life. I saw a difference after the 1st treatment. The panic attacks went away, I could function again and I was happy. I finally was able to sleep peacefully and not encounter any uneasiness and feeling like a panic attack is coming on. My family and friends think that acupuncture is "wacky" but I keep recommending it.

Dr. Liau is a good diagnostician. She is very adept at treating psychological conditions. She is a good listener and very accommodating. Mental health has a "bum stigma" but it can be helped with acupuncture. Modern medicine just puts a bandaid on it.

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Case #15 Buttocks Pain
(Muscle Inflammation)
A 40-year-old female banker

I suffer from an inflammation of the buttock muscles due to sitting for long periods at work. As the result, I always feel sore on my buttocks area no matter if I am standing or sitting. Sitting is even worse. I do not seem to be able to sit for a long time. My quality of life was CRAPPY.

Before coming to acupuncture treatment, I had tried many other forms of treatment such as rehab for 6 times, e-stem, sonogram, and deep-tissue massage with only a temporary relief but nothing worked. I also tried Bextra for a while but it did not work for me so I finally decided to try something different like acupuncture as my last resort before looking into cortisone injections.

After a few acupuncture treatments the change was AWESOME. I was able to sit for a longer period of time, including going to a movie again. I was able to sit at the dinner table with my family at mealtime. It took 6 treatments to notice an improvement but it worked. I am a firm believer in Acupuncture.

Dr. Liau has a positive attitude. She is extremely knowledgeable and has a ton of confidence with a genuine interest in helping you.

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Case #16 Drug Addiction/Detox
Stress
A 38-year-old male

Since starting acupuncture treatment combined with herbals, I now have increased energy. My cravings for drugs (cocaine) have gone away. I've regained my appetite and better digestion. It took 3 treatments to balance everything out in the above areas. I am amazed by the result and now I feel much better about myself.

I am surprised at how well I did with acupuncture because I don't have a high pain tolerance. Instead, I find myself drifting off to a very peaceful place when I receive acupuncture and often feel rested (like taking a nap) after my 30 minute treatment. I recommend acupuncture highly because it improved my mental, physical and spiritual condition. I definitely believe that acupuncture and Chinese medicine is a better treatment for Drug Addiction than just jumping into typical pharmacy medications.

Dr Liau is very professional and educated in her field so I felt secure. Acupuncture was not painful. The pros outweigh the worry of pain. I now have more confidence, energy and am much more focused at work. Thank you Dr. Liau and your staff!

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Case #17 Stop SmokingA 40-year-old female

I came to Acupuncture Doctor to stop smoking. I was also dealing with withdrawal, which I call grieving (for cigarettes). I smoked for 30 years, a pack and a half a day. I felt better after my first treatment but it was my second treatment when I felt it was under control and not so traumatic to give up.

I now feel healthier and not like I am endangering my life anymore. To stop smoking feels like it has given me more years and more money.

Regular doctors were very harsh by saying - "you must stop smoking." But Dr. Liau was gentler. Probably because of her background in psychology she understands that your body has to go through a deterrence period before reaching to the end. Dr. Liau deals with the whole issue - the physical as well as emotional.

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Case #18 Leg Cramp
(Hamstring & Calf)
A 35-year-old sales professional - male

I suffered from nerve damage to the back of my right knee (torn muscle on the hamstring area) 8 years ago when I was in the army. I got discharged early because I was not able to recover from my pain. Ever since, I could not run without my leg going out. I would run for about ¼ to ½ miles and my hamstring and calf muscle would start to get numb. I live in a lot of pain taking up to 1200 mg of Motrin per day. I had lost trust in a lot of what regular Doctors said.

I had a total of 3 acupuncture treatments. It was after my 2nd treatment that Dr. Liau suggested that I do a test run for ½ mile just to see how my leg would feel. To my surprise, I was able to run for 1 mile without any problem to my leg. The only problem I had was trying to catch my breath from not running for many years. I immediately called the office and told Dr. Liau about the good news. Now I only have to come back once a year for "maintenance."

I feel that alternative medicine is better. Look at a normal Doctor's office - they call it a "practice." While they are still "practicing," Dr. Liau is doing. Dr. Liau is very personable. She pays attention to what you are saying, not just the ailment. She also pays attention to your personality and the actual person. Acupuncture is a wonderful alternative to high priced hospitals and doctors' visits that really don't produce any results (for me).

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Case #19 Lower Back Pain
(Mild Bone Fracture)
A 70-year-old retired salesman

I was in a car accident in November 2003 and received a lower back injury resulting in some fractures of my T11 area. I could not sit in the car for more than 10 minutes. It was too painful to bend over. I was using a walker to move around. A Doctor suggested physical therapy for 3 or 4 months in the pool for 2 times a week for 45 min. I went through physical therapy, but saw small improvement. So I decided to try acupuncture.

Acupuncture was somewhat painful because of the lower back injury. But I could really see myself slowly, but consistently improving after 6 treatments. Once I got rid of the walker through acupuncture I was able to see a great improvement in my walking - I can walk straight now and feel taller as a result. I did see a faster improvement with Acupuncture rather than physical therapy. In the meantime, Dr. Liau also gave me some exercise routines to strengthen my lower back so that I can play golf again.

After about 2 months of treatments, I was able to return to my regular routines related to normal living. I helped in the kitchen, started walking up to ½ mile 2 times a week and exercising every day. Discontinued using the walker.

One of my previous doctor's opinions was that I was not going to play golf again. Recently I have been to the golf range hitting the ball more square and straight. I have been to the golf range three times now. That serves to prove that I am able to play golf again even though my previous doctor did not think so.

Dr. Liau has helped me tremendously. She says she can help me and she delivered just that. She is a no nonsense kind of doctor who tells you what needs to be done and was always very thorough in her treatment each time I visited her. I have been recommending several people I know to her ever since.

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Case #20 Lower Back PainA 60-year-old health care director - male)

I was treated for Lower Back Pain, very, very severe, barely could move. Before acupuncture I had to take significant time off the job. I could not go places.

Because of acupuncture I do not miss work. I am able to socialize and live a normal life. I had gone to different acupuncturists before but I got no relief by the other doctors. I did get relief by Dr. Liau every time.

Acupuncture is not painful at all. Yes, I was surprised. After the first treatment I improved about 75%. After the second treatment I improved almost up to100%.

Dr. Liau always takes her time with her patients. She's very thorough. She's the BEST ACUPUNCTRIST in the area. I would highly recommend Dr. Liau to anybody. I already am.

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Case #21 Rheumatoid ArthritisA 76-year-old female

I suffer from severe arthritis (neck, shoulder, lower back, wrist and fingers) where my whole body was so sensitive to the touch. I have lived in pain for the past 46 years. I was seeing a Rheumatologist but there were still days when I could not get out of bed. My pain caused depression and I slept many hours so I could escape from reality. I could barely move and was not able to go anywhere unless I was in a wheelchair.

My daughter's co-worker also suffered from arthritis and she strongly recommended me to see Dr. Liau for help. The change in my condition after only one treatment was considerable. After my 6th treatment, I can be up and out of bed easily and live a normal life - I finally feel like going outside and taking in a breath of fresh air. I feel better in everything in general.

Before coming to Dr. Liau I thought that I could never feel better and would have to live with excruciating pain for the rest of my life. I never thought there was something like acupuncture that could make such a difference in my life.

I think Dr. Liau possesses so many good qualities of a good doctor and I strongly recommend her to others who suffer my condition. She is nice, caring, knowledgeable, joyful, thoughtful and compassionate. Even my self-esteem is back - I can go shopping again without any assistance.

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Case #22 InfertilityA 38-year-old mother of 3

I came to see Dr. Liau for stress and headaches and receive acupuncture periodically and successfully. But the problem that I am most concerned about was my infertility. My husband and I had been trying for our 4th child for 3 1/2 years now, which resulted in 2 miscarriages. During my first visit with Dr. Liau she told me that if I followed her instructions and did exactly as she said I would be pregnant within 3 months - IT WAS 3 MONTHS ALMOST TO THE DAY that I became pregnant with my daughter. Acupuncture combined with herbals work! I saw a difference in my stress level after just 1 treatment.

I absolutely recommend acupuncture and have been recommending many people I know including my family members to Dr. Liau. I tell people everywhere I go, especially the ones I know will benefit from acupuncture and tell them to give it a try.

Dr. Liau is very competent, very compassionate, and very professional. She works with you to address the problem. She is also very friendly, candid, and giving.

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Case #23 Bell's PalseyA 35-year-old business professional - male

I began to notice the twitching of my eyes, cheeks, and chin about 2 years ago, mostly due to my busy work schedule and a lot of pressure and stress encountered at work. Prior to coming to Acupuncture Doctor, I used to get acupuncture every 2-3 weeks by an acupuncturist in my hometown.

Since starting acupuncture treatment at Acupuncture DOCTOR, I began to see a great improvement after my 1st treatment - a faster improvement compared to the treatment I had received elsewhere. After only 3 treatments, I am able to smile straight, taste food, wink, and open/close my eyes without any problem. Professionally - GREAT! Acupuncture allowed me to return to work quicker.

I did not think the acupuncture was painful and was surprised at how well I did during the treatment. I now recommend it to others.

I like the way that Dr. Liau explains everything thoroughly. She seems to be very experienced and knowledgeable. Dr. Liau was able to pinpoint my problem with great accuracy compared to other acupuncturists I have gone to before. She even convinced me to try some herbal medicine for my problem and they worked.

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Case #24 Forgetfulness
Skin Problem
(Acne/Boils)
A 45-year-old medical assistant

Before receiving herbal medication I was very forgetful. I had trouble concentrating and getting my mind to focus on the job. I would easily forget things personally and professionally. I also had problems with breaking out with acne and boils all over my body (my chest, upper back and arms) during the times I have my period, including my mouth. It felt uncomfortable to eat. If I am not being careful and scratch on the surface of my acne too much, I will cause black marks on my skin.

I began to notice improvement in about 4 to 5 days after taking the herbal medicine. I feel my mind was clearer. I was able to remember things better and was able to focus on any task given to me at work. The acne breakout and boils stopped especially during my period. I could see my face clearing up and also my body. The boils in my mouth are no longer present.

I absolutely recommend Chinese herbal medicine to anyone with my condition since it has helped me tremendously with my skin problem and memory.

Dr. Liau is very knowledgeable, professional, and caring. She listens very well and seems to know what kind of herbal would be best for her patients. She is also very good with follow-ups and always available to answer any questions I have about herbal medicine -- dosage and such.

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Case #25 Nausea
Poor Appetite
Anxiety Attacks
A 22-year-old massage therapist

Before coming to Acupuncture DOCTOR, I was having anxiety attacks due to the stress in my personal life at the time. My anxiety would cause poor appetite and nausea. I did not feel like eating anything because I was afraid of throwing up after eating and my weight was decreasing on the average of 1 pound a day. I did not feel like doing anything but to stay at home. I was very scared about my weight because I am already underweight for my height.

After receiving acupuncture treatments (only 3 times) plus some herbal medicine, I no longer experienced nausea and my appetite was back. I was able to see myself eating a regular meal and feeling good afterwards. I started to socialize more and have since gained back a few pounds which makes me look better as well.

I was not scared when receiving acupuncture treatments because I know Dr. Liau can help me get better. She cares about making people better and does a good job at doing so. She is very knowledgeable and skillful in what she does and takes a lot of time with her patient unlike the western doctors.

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Case #26 Aneurysm
(Poor Balance in a wheelchair)
A 20-year-old college student -- female

I was born with a malfunction of a vein near the cerebrum of the brain that was undetected until an aneurysm had formed at age 20. Surgery was required to remove the clot and stop the bleeding. However, the surgery caused damage to part of the cerebrum, which affected all of my motor functions -- eyes, speech and strength. When recovering from surgery I was in a wheelchair and weak. My coordination was bad and I suffered from double vision.

Three weeks following the surgery my eye doctor said to wait for the double vision to clear up but Dr. Liau prescribed herbal medicine for my eyes and headaches that worked. My double vision did not go away immediately but there was definite improvement to my eyes. I feel that acupuncture helped greatly in my recovery, which is ongoing. After only my 6th treatment, I was able to walk with a walker and have a stronger leg strength.

I like Dr Liau because she always wants to make sure that everything is okay. Even problems outside of my recovery (such as stress, menstrual cramps, low energy, and insomnia). She never makes you feel embarrassed. You can talk to her about anything. Dr. Liau is very focused.

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Case #27 Lower Back Pain
Neck Pain
Insomnia
A 45-year-old police officer - male

As a sufferer of lower back pain for many years due to my extensive driving in the police car, I had difficulty bending over. After only 2 treatments with Acupuncture, my pain went away and I could bend over again.

Before coming for acupuncture treatment, I also experienced neck pain and stiffness especially after a day of work. Acupuncture made me realize there are other ways to get rid of pain (than modern medicine) and I don't have to feel as drugged when taking herbals (like prescription medication).

I found that when I took over-the-counter sleeping pills that I would wake up with side effects like drowsiness in the morning which can be very dangerous for me to do my job. Herbal medicine helps me sleep with no side effects.

Dr Liau is very professional - she knows what she is doing. Before coming to the Acupuncture DOCTOR I tried many other acupuncturists and they were not as good as Dr. Liau - not even a comparison.

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Case #28 Panic Attacks/AnxietyA 20-year-old male model

Being a model, when I am on an assignment, I often have to work long hours and many days straight. Stress can be high at times which often aggravates my panic attacks. Before acupuncture, I suffered from a lot of anxiety causing me to go to the emergency room 3 times due to panic attacks. I frequently lived in fear of not knowing when I was going to experience another panic attack. I was tired constantly.

By my 2nd treatment of acupuncture I could feel a difference. Now I can do everything I did before. I am no longer dependant on anti-depressant medication and don't worry so much about my anxiety anymore. Acupuncture combined with herbals and tea help me relax and be calmer at all times.

I think people should not be so skeptical of acupuncture - try it. And if it does not work immediately, don't be discouraged. Dr. Liau has good interaction with her patients and was excellent in follow-up with her patients' progress.

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Case #29 Nerve Disorder (Neurofibromatosis):
Numbness of Legs
Loss of Appetite
Lower Back Pain
Fatigue
A 28-year-old accounting professional - male

I received no medical treatments from medical doctors. I was told there were no medical treatments for my genetic nerve disorder (tumors in the spine). I was unable to stand erect without pain in my lower back area. I also suffered from numbness in the legs and loss of appetite. Immediately after taking herbal medicine I noticed a SIGNIFICANT decrease in pain and numbness on the legs.

After an extensive consultation with Dr. Liau and purchasing a few herbals for my conditions, I am able to eat more fulfilling meals, able to do more in a work day than normal, and felt an increase in energy to move and exercise. And my legs are getting stronger every day without feeling like tripping all the time.

I strongly recommend herbal medicine to anyone as they do not cause side effects to my body when taking them and only help cure my medical conditions.

Dr. Liau is very knowledgeable and straightforward and tells you exactly what to expect on the herbal medicine which has make it easier for me to understand while talking with her. She has given me hope of living a normal life again.

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Case #30 Lower Back PainA 40-year-old female & a yoga student

My life has improved due to the acupuncture treatment and herbal medicine. I can move without pain and have increased flexibility. This improvement occurred even though I have had this pain for 8 years. I was surprised how quickly the pain decreased after the treatments. I received a total of seven treatments and found almost complete pain relief after four treatments. I didn't find acupuncture painful at all. I now can do my regular Yoga exercise on the floor with no flare-ups.

I recommend acupuncture to family and friends because it has worked for me and it can be useful for a wide variety of health conditions. I have always been a believer in alternative healing methods and this experience only confirms that acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine works.

The treatment rooms at the Acupuncture DOCTOR provide a serene and relaxing environment in which to receive the acupuncture. The doctor and staff are always available for questions and carefully monitor all aspects of treatment. Dr. Liau and staff demonstrate sensitivity and concern for my comfort at all times.

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Case #31 Rotator Cuff Pain/TendonitusA 50-year-old stock broker - male

I had tendonitis in my shoulder on and off for 9 months that radiated down to my triceps area. Prior to acupuncture it had deteriorated to the point of constant pain. I had limited mobility and could not stretch to the back as well as experiencing great discomfort when raising my arm. My pain was at scale 9 (1-10, 10 being the worst). I saw an Orthopedic Physician who did nothing but offer to shoot me full of cortisone.

At the end of my 1st acupuncture treatment, I was able to raise my arm in all directions without any problem only a slight discomfort as I walked out of the clinic. By my 2nd treatment, three days later, the pain scale decreased to scale 2 and by my 3rd treatment, another three days later, the pain was gone. My shoulder is now totally free of pain. It was a miracle!

Dr. Liau has a good beside manner and Doctor/Patient personality. Acupuncture is definitely worth a try. If I ever have an occasional relapse I come back to the Acupuncture Doctor and have Dr. Liau repeat the process - no Regular Doctors anymore.

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Case #32 Stomach Problems
Tired Eyes
Vericose Veins
A 40-year-old business professional -- female

I suffer from frequent stomach pain (bloated feeling), poor circulation of the legs and tired eyes from computer work. My stomach always feels better after each acupuncture treatment. In fact, only after 3 treatments, I no longer experience the bloated feeling and can now eat a regular meal without feeling stuffed all the time. Acupuncture and Chinese herbal lessened the appearance of my varicose veins. Even others noticed (reduction in vein appearance). For my eyes, Dr. Liau prescribed herbal medicine which I find to be very effective, works well and is reasonably priced.

While regular Doctors just want to give you medications where you have to deal with their side effects, there are no side effects with acupuncture or herbals. That is the best benefit for me - no side effects.

Dr. Liau really listens. She is very concerned and assures you are comfortable during treatment. You really feel like you are getting the best quality of care. I considered Dr. Liau to have the same credentials as a regular western doctor.

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Case #33 Rheumatoid ArthritisA 35-year-old professional - female

I was treated for rheumatoid arthritis (fingers, wrists, knees, and shoulders) and was hospitalized many times due to the reaction to several medications I was taking. I was not eating well. My lifestyle was limited. Could not do things or play with the kids. Could not move and was very depressed.

Only after 3 acupuncture treatments, my pain decreased dramatically (from scale 8 down to scale 2). I was able to do things with my kids. I was able to lift things, move things around. When it comes to work, the level of being absent at work decreased and I was able to go to work consistently.

Acupuncture was not painful at all. Oh yes. I was surprised how well I did during the treatment. I had many friends recommending acupuncture but thought it would be painful, but I took the chance and do not regret it.

Dr. Liau is very informative; she was concerned about my health and how to improve it. Dr. Liau treated me like she was a part of my family; she treated me as if she had known me for a long time. She explained everything to me step by step. Dr. Liau also prescribed medications for my cancer. Dr. Liau cared about everything not only arthritis. She was also concerned about the overall conditions of my illness.

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Case #34 Post Knee
Replacement Complications
A 38-year-old professional & a baseball player - female

I was treated for knee pain. I basically had a total ACL replacement on left knee. Had scar tissue before surgery and was still very painful. I was not able to fully extend the knee. I had a lot of discomfort when it rained.

After acupuncture I had a lot more flexibility, about 60 to 70% more. It made my job a lot more tolerable and a lot easier to bend the knee. I was able to do a little more of a workout at the gym and got stronger.

Acupuncture was not painful, a little uncomfortable at times. Actually I was pretty skeptical at first. However, after the first three treatments I was able to see an obvious improvement.

I am a BELIEVER in acupuncture now because I was able to return to play baseball again - the sport I love the most.

Dr. Liau listens to my concerns and she kind of wanted to know your expectation about the treatment. She is great, she has a good personality. We would laugh and tell jokes. She is not like other doctors that are stuck-up. Dr. Liau is up front with her patients, she is sincere.

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Case #35 Post Lower Back
Surgery Complications
A 65-year-old retired male

Before surgery my life was inactive, with constant numbness in my back and numbness in the left leg even without doing anything. The back pain was chronic and I had to rely on painkillers. The pain kept me awake during the night or it woke me up at night.

After the back surgery, it eliminated the numbness and cleared up some of the arthritis but I still had the chronic pain in my back and could not walk without pain. Improvement after the surgery was limited. It solved one problem, relievingthe numbness but the pain was still there. I still relied on pain pills. My doctor told me that there is nothing he can do for me now but to live with pain. Then one day, I so happened to pass by an acupuncture clinic and had a consultation with Dr. Liau. She gave me hope just by talking to her so I decided to give acupuncture a try.

After only 5 sessions of acupuncture treatment, I had no more chronic pain, I was able to walk without pain. I was able to become physically active. I don't have to rely on pain pills anymore. Quality of living has improved. I am in the process of doing moderate exercise each day to rebuilding my strength prescribed by Dr. Liau. Quality of living is about 80%.

I came in believing it was going to work and it has because you run out of effective treatments while under western medication. I felt I had to try something other than western medication and treatment.

Dr. Liau has great interpersonal skills and is very candid about the methods of treatment for acupuncture. She has a lot of self-confidence, which made me feel confident during my treatments. She's very professional, well grounded in her specialty. I am very grateful to have found her.

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Case #36 Foot Pain
Poor Leg Circulation
Tension to the Body
Grinding of Jaw
A 78-year-old retired female

Before coming to Acupuncture DOCTOR, the pain on top of my foot and little toe was uncomfortable. I could hardly walk at all. An orthopedic Doctor said that my right foot was so full of arthritis that he could not put injections in it. I did receive injections in my left foot and it helped for a while, it also had arthritis. In reference to the leg circulation, my legs would get cold when I would be sitting down and they were very purple. In regard to the grinding of the jaw it was very bad. My stability and balance were very bad; to a certain extent my movements were limited. The cracking sound of the neck was very bad. It made a lot of noise when I turned my head. The back pain was fluctuating and the overall stress and tension on my body was very bad. The quality of life was limited.

Acupuncture was painful in some areas, but in most areas it wasn't. I was not surprised at how well I did, because I expected to do better. After receiving 6-9 acupuncture treatments, the pain on top of foot was eliminated. The leg circulation and purple color has improved greatly. The grinding of the jaw also improved. The stability and balance came back after 4 treatments (walked without a cane after one week of treatment). Cracking of neck was gone and the stress/tension was improved. The back pain is gone, the sore areas went away. I did see and feel a great improvement in my conditions.

I would recommend acupuncture to my family and friends because everything that was treated got better. I think the office visits were not expensive compared to others I know around the area-especially the MD's office.

Dr. Liau is very knowledgeable, professional and also friendly and MAKES YOU FEEL AT HOME. Her staff is also very nice. Treatment rooms are so clean. Everything is very nice.

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Case #37 Lower Leg Pain
and Numbness
A 70-Year-Old Male Woodworker, Retired

I had serious pain and numbness on my left leg from my knee down to my foot. It was difficult walking, standing, and getting out of bed. It was a problem for me. I went to my family doctor and then a specialist who told me that there was nothing they could do and I would have to live with it. Then a neighbor recommended Dr. Liau. He had been to the clinic for back pain. So, I thought it was worth trying.

After the third treatment, I feel so much better. It has changed my personal life and I now can stand for a much longer time. I have a wood workshop and make toys for children. We give them out at Christmas. I can get out of bed easily now. On a scale of 1-10, it has gone from scale 8 to scale 2.

Acupuncture was not painful at all. I was surprised how well my leg responded to the treatment even after the first visit. I now only need some more treatment for my knee due to arthritis.

I would recommend acupuncture to anyone who has pain and discomfort. Just like my neighbor did for me. IT REALLY WORKS! I think Dr. Liau is very knowledgeable and so easy to talk to. She has a nice personality, great beside manner, and is very patient with me.

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Case #38 Endometriosis
Kidney Stones
Sciatica
Abdominal Pain
Low Energy
A 38-Year-Old Marketing Professional -- Female

I was treated for various ailments such as endometriosis, kidney stones, leg pain, abdominal pain, and lack of energy.

Before acupuncture, I had to miss work a lot and was not able to drive long distances for work, which is a normal routine for me. I am constantly in pain in my back due to kidney stones or in my lower abdominal area due to endometriosis, which causes me not to be able to live like a normal person.

From the very first acupuncture treatment, I can notice a big difference in the pain level of my body. Dr. Liau was able to treat many conditions during one setting, which makes me feel better all over. I now do not have to miss work and can function better when I drive long distances. And I definitely have more energy to do things with my boyfriend, which he is very happy about.

I experience minimal pain during the treatment and it is definitely worth it because of the end results. I think it works better than any pain pills or vitamins.

Dr. Liau is very informative; she will explain things to you that you can understand. She is a Great listener; takes time to listen to me and solve my problems. I felt like a patient and a person not a number like I feel at other physicians' offices. Overall, she treated me with Gentleness and Respect.

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Case #39 Nausea
Abdominal Pain
An 80-Year-Old Great Grandmother

I was treated for serious nausea and abdominal pain.

On a scale of 1-10, it was definitely a 10. It goes back to six years ago after having surgery. I had an endoscopy and a pacemaker. Just a few days after the pain and discomfort started, I had been to the hospital several times and was treated by the family doctor. After trying everything they could think of and having all kinds of tests, I went to see Dr. Liau and she helped me quite a bit. She was so kind on the phone and saw me immediately. It was wonderful.

Dr. Liau explained everything to me and the improvement started right at the beginning. It was such a relief and an 80% improvement to how I was.

I do have occasional pain but nothing I cannot handle. On a scale of 1-10, it would be at a scale 1-2 now. I have a normal day and can eat what I want to within reason.

I have just recommended acupuncture to my son-in-law for smoking and my daughter for a cough. I have three children, seven grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. All our family has great faith in Acupuncture. I have one granddaughter who is 37. She was having trouble getting pregnant and wanted a baby. Instead of going to the fertility clinic she decided to have acupuncture. The doctor told her she would become pregnant within three months and she did. The beautiful baby girl has now just turned one.

I find Dr. Liau to be extraordinarily capable. I have complete confidence in her. She knows what she is doing. Dr. Liau is friendly and warm and quite lovely. I feel I had above and beyond treatment and it was worth every penny. I shall not hesitate to return if I need to. The rates are very fair.

I like the fact that I am never kept waiting too long in the waiting room unlike most doctors. The office is very clean and all the staff pays such close attention to me. It feels very comfortable when you walk in and extremely relaxed.

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Case #40 Muscle Strength
Poor Energy
Poor Memory
(seizure in childhood)
A 13-Year-Old Boy

Due to my poor health in childhood and my experience with a bad seizure that caused me to be unconscious--but I later woke up to live again--ever since, my muscles have been very weak all over. I could not walk long distances, not even to the supermarkets with my mom. I am also using a wheelchair to get around in school. Before herbal treatment, my muscles used to be very weak and tired, my energy was very low and my memory used to be pretty poor. I never wanted to do very much or go anywhere because I was always so tired and weak.

My experience with herbals has been great. I was very surprised by the effects that they had on my body and how quickly they started to work. About a week after taking them I noticed they made a huge impact on my body and my conditions. It changed me a lot! I'm able to do a lot more now than I ever had and because of that my attitude about life has also changed for the better. My muscle strength has improved from 50% to 70%, My energy went from 40% to 70% and my memory has improved from 60% to 100%.

I am getting good grades in school now, mostly B's and A's compared to C's and D's before herbal treatment. I am able to respond to questions quicker in class and have a better confident in taking tests. I can go to supermarkets with my mom for at least 30 minutes without the wheelchair and a few weeks ago I started to work out with dumbbells in my room to strengthen my upper body. I also attempted to use a stationary bicycle and can ride the bike for 10 minutes now without stopping. My mom was even more surprised that one afternoon I decided to play basketball with my friends just doing some dribbling for 10-15 minutes, which she would never imagine me doing.

I would recommend Herbal Treatment to many people. I am a strong believer in how well it helps the body heal. My grandmother and aunt also have tried Acupuncture treatment with Dr. Liau and their conditions also improved greatly.

Dr. Liau is a very caring and concerned Doctor. She monitors her patients very well and also treats them very good. She is also very positive and friendly to me. I AM SO GRATFUL TO HER SINCE SHE CHANGED MY LIFE!

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Case #41 Low Energy
Shortness of Breath
Anemia
Period Cramps
Heavy Clotting
A 42-Year-Old Professional -- Female

Before treatment I used to be very sleepy, wanting to take naps all the time. I was always moody and tired. It was very tough for me to get any work done. I could not even take a walk with my husband after dinner or move any furniture since my shortness of breath would bother me.

Now that I have been doing acupuncture and taking herbals I have noticed a big difference in my everyday life. I now have a lot more energy. Overall I'm a happier person and I'm more focused and ready to work. My period used to be horrible. I used to have a lot of pain and heavier periods before I received acupuncture and now it has improved very much.

* 1 being worse 10 being best * My Energy before treatment was at a 2 and now it's an 8
* My shortness of breath was at a 3 and now is at a 9
* My period cramps and clotting were at a 1 and now is at a 7

Acupuncture to me is not at all painful; from the beginning I've been pretty comfortable with it. Within the first set of three treatments I began to notice it taking effect on my conditions.

I would recommend acupuncture to many people. My husband has also had acupuncture and I think it's really helped the both of us substantially. My family and friends have noticed a difference. They say I look a lot better now. My father used to say I looked pale but this Christmas he noticed a big change in my overall well-being.

Dr. Liau is a very professional person. She takes her time to find out about your overall person and focus about what you are there for. She looks at all different aspects of your daily life to see if any of that has any effect on your condition. The staff is very professional and nice also.

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Case #42 Weight Control
Food Craving
Breast Tenderness
Shortness of Breath
Leg Swelling
A 49-Year-Old Professional -- Female

My number one complaint was weight, swelling, leg pain, shortness of breath, cravings, tiredness, and breast pain. Life was depressing, and I was always tired, and in a lot of pain. The stiffness in my legs prevented me from enjoying the outside atmosphere.

After only three Acupuncture treatments, breast tenderness is gone, shortness of breath disappeared. Water retention gone. Cravings are non-existent. Energy can be rated at a scale 9 (10 being the best). Life is better. Not much pain. Weight loss results are apparent. Walking is also more comfortable now.

Acupuncture surprisingly is not painful. Yes, very surprising, because I am afraid of needles. After the first treatment I mentally felt better and saw an improvement in my physical body as well. After the second treatment, saw weight loss results and my craving was down about 95%. After the third, fluid retention was under control.

I now recommend Acupuncture to everyone because I see what it has done for me and everyone around me also sees a change in me. My personality has improved. I am much happier, energetic, and I walk with head high.

Dr. Liau listens and cares about her patients even on the telephone. I felt she could really help me. She is honest and upfront about treatment towards better health. She told me improvement would only happen with a number of treatments and she delivered just that. Her judgment about my previous medication has made me extremely comfortable to cut down on RX and start herbals.

THIS IS THE MOST WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE I HAVE EVER HAD! I HAVE NEVER BEEN SO EXCITED IN GOING TO A DOCTOR'S OFFICE UNTIL NOW.

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Case #43 Depression
Anxiety
A 36-Year-Old Mother of Two

I was treated for depression and anxiety. My life was depressing, with not much hope, and I felt irritable and grouchy.

After just a few acupuncture treatments specifically designed for me by Dr. Liau, I feel much more back to normal. The stress is better to handle. Obstacles are easier to overcome, and life is calmer.

Acupuncture is not too bad. Everyone's pain tolerance is different. Even if I experienced a little pain I feel that it was worth it. I was surprised the result I got only after six treatments on the second week.

I do believe it's more a cure than a blanket over the problems. It cures my conditions from the root not the surface area. It's very helpful no matter what the situation is.

Dr. Liau keeps patients' information private and personal.
Dr. Liau made me feel very comfortable.
Dr. Liau cared about me getting cured. She gets excited which shows interest.

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Case #44 Leg Pain An 80-Year-Old Retired Male

I experienced pain in both legs, could not stand up for that reason. Had to use a walker all the time. Life was horrible. 80% desertion, in legs. I went to several Western doctors who did not help at all. Pain in leg was unbearable.

My pains in the legs were reduced by 1/2 after the third treatment. I was able to take a shower, shave, and stand up. Used the walker less often and then finally stopped using it after the fourth treatment. Driving is more enjoyable.

Acupuncture is not painful. Yes I am surprised by the way treatment was for me. After the first treatment, pain was reduced by 30%. After the second treatment, I was able to stand up. After the fourth, I was able to walk without a walker, and walking speed increased as I continued with the treatment.

I would definitely recommend Acupuncture to family and friends as the First approach because it's not habit forming. Herbals help along with the treatment. Western medication drugs don't help at all.

Dr. Liau is Fantastic. She is helpful and asked questions and keeps track of patients' feelings.
She cares for her patients.
She writes information down, in order to help patients get better.
She gets excited to see improvement.
Also she is very intelligent. Thinks quickly and effectively.

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Case #45 Yawning
Low Energy
Poor Memory
Underweight
A 20-Year-Old Pharmacy Student

I was treated for yawning, poor memory, low energy, underweight, and tiredness. Before I took herbal medicine my life was very stressful and tiring and I would yawn all the time even after having a restful sleep the night before. My yawning started when I was a child and my parents took me to several doctors but nothing worked. Ever since, my yawning affects my short-term memory so that when I go to school, I have to jot down everything my teacher says and then rewrite it afterwards so that I could remember it. I used to have to study twice as long as other students in order to catch up. Soon, the yawning affects my energy and makes me feel tired all the time.

My life has changed dramatically after taking herbal medicine that was specifically designed for me by Dr. Liau. My thinking was much better, more alert. My yawning decreased by 80% and people around me finally stop asking me why I look so tired all the time. I also gained some weight and look more attractive as a result. The herbals were great and were not harmful to my health.

I already recommend herbal medicine and acupuncture to my family (my mother and grandmother), because it really did help me and I saw the changes, which better my life as a college student.

Dr. Liau was very concerned about my health as a college student.
Everything she said is true.
No false information was given.She knew what she was talking about.
Most doctors tell you anything, but she researched it.

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Case #46 Hair Loss
Weight Control
A 43-Year-Old Female Business Owner

I was treated for hair loss and weight management/loss. I felt depressed and ugly about myself and would cry a lot and not want to leave the house for a number of years. Before going to Dr Liau, I tried many hair products for my thinning hair and nothing worked for me. Along with my weight gain since the birth of my second child 10 years ago, I gradually become depressed and just did not feel good about myself.

After taking herbals prescribed by Dr. Liau, my hair has started growing back rapidly, and I am able to manage my weight better now. There has been a significant amount of weight loss by using the WEIGHT LOSS PATCH.

I have seen the results that come from herbals. I believe this type of treatment can help people in their daily struggles.

Dr. Liau is polite and concerned with the issues at hand.
Dr. Liau gives accurate information regarding my health.Straightforward and honest which I am very grateful for.

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Case #47 Food Addiction
Bulemia
Negative Thinking
A 37-Year-Old Health Care Professional -- Female

I was treated for food addiction, bulemia, stress, negative thinking, and headaches, which I suffered from for many years.

After getting a few treatments from Dr. Liau, I now feel more content with life. I am less stressed in the evenings when I tend to crave for food the most, and I am able to control my food intake. I am more conscientious of what I eat now. I am also able to be considerably productive during the day at work, which my co-workers have noticed. I get more sleep now, which has improved my mood and energy level throughout the day.

Some of the needles are uncomfortable when placed; however the discomfort quickly goes away. I usually drift in and out of sleep for the remainder of the treatments and feel very relaxed and peaceful during and after the treatments.

Yes, my life is dramatically improved. I don't understand exactly how it works, but it definitely works!

Dr. Liau understands me when I explain what I feel or what I am going through.
Dr. Liau is concerned with all aspects of my health.She is non-judgmental, accepting, kind, and very energetic about getting to the root of my concerns.

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Case #48 Sinus Migraine Headaches
Stomach Pain
Vocal Cords Problem
(since childhood)
A 24-Year-Old Medical Assistant -- Female

I was treated for sinus, migraine headaches, and upset stomach, which consisted of throwing up and cramping and also my vocal cords would get stuck when I would get nervous. In turn, I would stutter and run over words so that people would have a hard time understanding me. This is a daily thing and I have been living with it for the most of my childhood and up to this point. My mother even took me to several Western doctors and they told me that there is nothing they could do for me. Before taking herbals, I was taking four different medications. Getting medicine to treat the problems was only making it worse, for my health and my pocket.

After seeking Dr. Liau's information on taking herbals I can honestly state that things are much better, I went from having two to three migraines a day to having only small headaches once or twice a week which used to be an everyday thing. My sinuses are great; I have suffered from sinus since I was in middle school, and I now feel no pressure and I don't feel all congested. Stomach pain decreased and I do not have to worry about it flaring up. My voice is extremely fluent now and I am able to speak with very little problem. The improvement of my vocal cords comes as a great surprise to me. I have never imagined it getting better. Overall, the herbals that I took are helping me day after day. My throat seems smoother, and more open.

I would definitely recommend Herbals to friends, family, and any other people that are willing to get better (my boyfriend is also a patient of Dr. Liau's). Herbals are an alternative to taking all kinds of different medications that may affect your liver, and other parts of your body that you may not know about until the side affect is in action.

Dr. Liau understands every possible issue you may have. She also is a great person to talk to; she will evaluate and tell you everything that she can do to help.
She knows what she is saying, and is very good at explaining whatever it is you may be confused about at any point and time.
She is always available and if not, she will definitely give you a call back or make time to see you.

WHEN YOU ARE IN HER CARE SHE MAKES YOU FEEL AS THOUGH ALL HER ATTENTION IS ON YOU AND YOUR WELL-BEING.

Other doctors' offices charge you for consultation, first time patient price, and a standard fee. Dr. Liau has FREE consultation that is not timed; she will talk to you as long as you have questions. Her rate is fare and explained with great detail. The herbals that she prescribes are at reasonable prices and last for a while.

CUSTOMER SERVICE IS GREAT AND I FEEL WELL TAKEN CARE OF!

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Case #49 Stop SmokingA 54-Year-Old Professional -- Male

I got treated for smoking. I would always feel bad, lazy and not wanting to get up and do anything. Never wanting to exercise or be active. I mentally wanted to stop smoking just didn't know how. I have tried everything from patches to pills to gum and nothing seemed to work.

After three sessions with Dr. Liau, personally I felt great, actually lost weight, and overall became more active, and felt like taking on more things. My clothes don't smell, fresher breath, my family sees a huge difference, and just overall knowing that I am going to live longer.

Acupuncture is not painful at all to me. I was absolutely amazed at how well and fast the treatment started to take effect in my life. By the first treatment, I saw a tremendous drop in craving for a cigarette. And by the end of my session it was a 100% decreased. I AM NOW A SMOKE-FREE PERSON !

I would definitely give acupuncture a big recommendation to any family, or friends, especially any persons that are having a hard time to stop smoking.

Dr. Liau is very caring for each patient, very knowledgeable in any aspect of her job, and any questions you might have. She is always persistent in what she is telling you. Excellent bedside manner, and a sense of calming.

Prices are very reasonable, although Western medicine is covered by insurance companies, and acupuncture is not. I don't understand why because Acupuncture helps tremendously in every way possible. I wish that it was covered but ultimately I would pay the reasonable prices on acupuncture treatments to get better.

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Case #50 Allergy to Fish A 31-Year-Old College Recruiter -- Female

Ever since I can remember I have been allergic to fish. It includes flounder, cod, salmon, grouper etc. When I would eat fish I would break out with red bumps on my lips and face, the inside of my mouth and tongue would itch and breathing became difficult. As I got older red, itchy hives would also form around my body and the other symptoms were more intense. I had an anaphylactic (able to cause death) allergy and no Doctor could tell me anything about it. The most obvious answer to my problem would be to avoid fish. Yet, there were many times that fish was cooked in the same oil as a non-fish food that I was eating, fish sauce in an ingredient in some foods, or packing labels didn't contain fish products yet some how caused severe allergic reactions for me. It was a problem that I had to constantly monitor.

Finally at 30 I decided to see if I could do something about this allergy. I decided to visit Dr. Liau. We had a very long detailed discussion of my problem and the causes of it. An herbal medicine plan was suggested. Within two weeks I started to eat small pieces of fish. Within a few weeks of that I was eating small portions of fish. Within one month I was eating fish like a normal person.

On the outside this appears to be a very small victory, but for me. I finally had the freedom to eat whatever or wherever I chose without any worries or making rush trips to buy Benadryl. It truly changed my life! Fish contains so many vitamins and minerals that my body was lacking over the years.

Dr Liau's accurate guidance will help me lead a much healthier life style. She is also very patient and kind. She was very concerned and always wanting to know how the herbal medicine was affecting me. She took time and always talked to me about allergy. As I said earlier, it truly changed my life and I'm very grateful.

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Case #51 Food Craving
Weight Control
A 44-Year-Old Health Care Professional - Female

I was treated for food cravings, shoulder tension, and weight loss. I was always tired, always craving things I should have not been eating. I loved sweets. Stress was high, and I was always tense.

Personally after first treatment I lost four pounds and had more energy than before, and have much less stress. Less tension in my shoulders. I feel as though I can control my cravings more, and I am aware and conscientious of what I eat. There was an 80% decrease in my food craving after three treatments.

Acupuncture is not painful to me. I was very surprised how well I went through it with no tension or concern--only more at peace and calm. After the very first treatment I saw an improvement.

Acupuncture works, and it's fast and easy. It should work for everyone, it's convenient, and it's one stop--a small doctor's office, one doctor and one assistant catering to you at all times -- Very Efficient. Herbals and treatments are very reasonable and comparable.

Dr. Liau is very caring. She talks to you before each appointment, where she explains each treatment. You never feel rushed. She goes above and beyond to make sure you are well taken care of. You never feel like you are being pressured into buying things you really don't need.

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Case #52 Menstrual Cramps
Miscarriage
A 28-Year-Old Female

I have been treated for menstrual cramps, miscarriage, and shoulder tension. Prior to my treatment. I was experiencing constant cramping in my lower abdominal area ever since I had a miscarriage.

After acupuncture, I have been feeling a lot better. I feel back to normal and my body is more relaxed. I feel like a new person and have not been worrying about my health as much as I used to. I feel a great sense of relief.

The treatments have not been painful at all. It's relaxing and after the treatment is completed, I have always felt more relaxed and full of energy. I noticed a difference in myself after the first treatment.

Acupuncture was recommended to me by a friend and I would definitely recommend it to everyone. The treatment method and herbal medicines are natural, don't have any side effects and the effects are very obvious.

Dr. Liau is very personable, very knowledgeable, a good listener, cares about the patient's health and progress.

Compared to several friends who have been receiving acupuncture treatment, the cost of treatment here is very reasonable and in most cases, cheaper than other offices. The service and facility are excellent!

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Case #53 Anxiety
TMJ
A 35-Year-Old Health Care Professional -- Female

I was treated for Anxiety, TMJ, Physical Stress, and Pain. I felt weak and just irritable at everything.After the first treatment TMJ was minimized by 90%. The anxiety subsided to a decrease of 60%. Everything is easier to cope with; everyday life is easier to handle. And as I continue with my treatments, I can see my conditions improving week after week.

Acupuncture produced immediate results for me. Even after one treatment I had seen a great improvement. In fact, I have already referred eight people to Dr. Liau. The treatments really work, and without side effects or chemical treatments.

Dr. Liau is qualified and professional, and concerned with emotional needs being diagnosed as well as physical. She is open to multiple treatments, not only acupuncture.

The prices are very reasonable, compared to any and other physician prices and/ or medication.

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Case #54 Allergy
General Fatigue Symptom
A 35-YEAR-OLD Professional -- Female

Allergy, General Fatigue Symptom

I was treated for allergies, fatigue, and poor memory. I would always wake up exhausted and it was hard for me to focus on things, I was conscious of everything. I would have to drink coffee all the time. I was on Clariton, Alavert for medication and that was just not working.

I see a tremendous improvement after having acupuncture treatments. I was able to get through the day. I was ready to go to work with a positive attitude which my co-workers have taken notice of. I found myself wanting to take on more things, and a huge difference when doing those things. Overall not feeling bad anymore.

Acupuncture was not at all painful to me. Some spots ached but, once adjusted, within seconds things were fine. Surprisingly it only took three times to see an improvement. I would definitely recommend acupuncture to others and I am doing that Right Now. People a lot of times go by word of mouth that is how I heard of it. ACUPUNCTURE IS THE MOST RELAXING WAY TO GET BETTER!

Dr. Liau's office has the best customer service. From the moment you walk in to the time you leave, you feel relaxed and taken care of. She has a sense of humor as well as making you feel at ease.Staff is great, well coordinated, and efficient, and very nice and focused on the patient.

I find that other acupuncture clinics' fees are not very reasonable compared to the outcome of the treatment. At Acupuncture Doctor, you pay for three treatments at one time with a discount and actually save money based on the result you would get from the treatments. You know what to expect. The herbals last a while, and are very reasonable compared to prescription drugs, and work faster and are all natural.

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Case #55 Finger Numbness
Lower Back Pain/Sciatic
A 55-Year-Old Female Business Owner

I was treated for finger numbness and lower back/sciatica pain. Two years ago, my lower back was in pain every day. I could hardly walk or sit down. I had been to a chiropractor for months for my lower back pain but did not see a big difference until I came to see Dr. Liau. After receive six acupuncture treatments, my lower back pain was better and I was able to resume normal activities, working regular hours without any pain. Walking the dog, and just being able to do everyday things.

Lately, I went to see an osteopathic surgeon about my left hand since I could not use my hand anymore. It would hurt so much and become weak and numb when I attempted to use it (such as cooking and writing) - maybe lack of circulation. Western doctors would tell me different things and suggested that I would need to have surgery in order for them to see what is happening inside. I really did not like the idea since they could not give me a diagnosis and there is no assurance that they would find anything. I really do not want to take the risk.

After five acupuncture treatments, I saw an 80% improvement in my hand and have more circulation that decreased the numbness in my fingers. I was able to cook and cut meat again, without having to stop and rest in between. I have more hand/finger strength especially after several physical therapies with Dr. Liau. Treatment for finger numbness is still in progress.

Acupuncture is actually relaxing and not painful. I feel that certain areas tense up when acupuncture is applied but it is not painful at all. I opted to have surgery before I came in. Now I don't have to have surgery, and I am feeling much better. Acupuncture is a great alternative and safer within and out. My family member actually recommended me to Dr. Liau, so definitely I would share my story with others.

Dr. Liau is very caring, and she explains the terms you may not understand. She is very professional and respectful. The staff is also wonderful.

The prices are very reasonable, compared to other doctors' office visits, and or medication. Herbals are way cheaper and fix the problem at hand.

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Case #56 Bursitis (Hip Pain)A 44-Year-Old Female Professional/Competitive Line Dancer

I was treated for bursitis of the hips. I was diagnosed with that from two different orthopedic doctors who gave me a prescription for pain pills and therapy. That's it. I did some research for a better solution. That's when someone in my office recommended Dr. Liau.

My life before treatment was pretty miserable. I say that because I am a competitive line dancer. I dance three times a week and although I did not have pain while dancing, I certainly did the next day. I had a hard time walking normally. I had pain in both hips especially when I walked and got up from a sitting or lying down positions. I am not willing to give up my line dancing, so I sought acupuncture treatment.

After receiving my first treatment, I went shopping and noticed I was able to walk better. After the second treatment I was feeling less pain than before and taking longer strides when I walked. Getting up from a sitting position was without pain. I was thrilled. Dr. Liau also prescribed herbal medicine for circulation and inflammation.

Acupuncture was not painful for me. I was so surprised as the anticipation of the treatment had me a little tense, but once Dr. Liau began inserting the needles, it was nothing. Oh, a pinch now and then, but no big deal considering the pain I was in before even just walking. It's so exciting to know you can be pain free without drugs or surgery! I started seeing an obvious visit after the second treatment.

Based on my improvement. I certainly would recommend and have been recommending acupuncture/herbal medicine & Dr. Liau to my family and friends. The fees are reasonable and the herbal medicine is surprisingly less than other health facilities/stores.

Dr. Liau is very thorough and caring.
You actually get a consultation before every treatment.
Dr. Liau takes time with you and listens to you. She will ask you how you feel after your treatment and even asked me to call her after my second treatment to let her know how I was feeling.
The staff at the clinic is very friendly and the office is always very clean and peaceful.

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Case #57 Hip Pain
Knee Pain
Allergy
A 60-Year-Old Legal Assistant

I was treated for my left hip pain, the backs of both knees, allergies, and fatigue all over my body. Before coming in for treatment my pain was so awful. I could not walk, I was in tremendous pain, I was hardly sitting because of my hip. I couldn't sleep, even with a Tempermedic bed. That did not help at all. I was exhausted from not sleeping, and the pain.

After receiving acupuncture I saw a 180-degree turn around within myself. I have almost no pain now. The backs of my knees are extremely better, the pain is almost completely gone. I have seen an 85% decrease in my allergies. My sinuses are finally draining, and that feels amazing by itself. My whole quality of life is better. I am not fatigued any longer, I have lots of energy and I am happy, not depressed like before. I used to not be able to function at work, now I am multi-tasking more than ever. I was making stupid mistakes, now I am finding myself asking for more things to accomplish. Instead of focusing on the pain, I can now focus on more important things in life such as going out with friends and visiting family members. I see myself way more patient then before. I can walk, bend, and touch my toes, something that I certainly could not do before.

Acupuncture is not painful to me at all. I was absolutely amazed on how well I took it, and enjoyed it. After the first treatment I felt better, but after the second and third, I could walk, and bend. I am amazed on how well acupuncture worked for me. I would definitely recommend this to anyone and everyone. Because no matter what your condition may be there is something that will help, whether it be, acupuncture or herbals. Western medicine only relieves the pain for the moment. Herbals are natural and can heal the problem so that it won't come back.

Dr. Liau is very professional; she is very comprehensive in her questions and answers. Every week when I go in, I feel like she cares about my progress, she does my weight, and blood pressure to see how well I am doing week by week.

She tells me what's wrong with me, before I tell her. She is very kind and gentle and she treats this as she is doing this for fun, not a job. And she amazes me on how well educated she is, she has three degrees.

The prices here are very reasonable, Other acupuncturists sell herbs for as much as $600 a month but these are cheap and they actually work. There are no side effects to these pills. And, you will not feel pressured into buying anything you won't need. She prescribes what is best for you and only you.

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Case #58 Post Surgery Complication:
Knee Pain
Ankle Pain
A 31-Year-Old Female Insurance Agent

I came in for left knee pain, and right ankle pain, which both underwent surgery. Right ankle was swollen, and very painful. Left knee was extremely painful and sometimes unbearable. I could hardly walk up stairs, or stand for long period of times.

After acupuncture treatment I saw an awesome change in the way I felt. I was walking upstairs, standing, sitting down. It really helped me accomplish normal everyday things. I could actually sleep better, without the pain keeping me up. My job was much easier although I have to be on my feet all day. My ankle had dropped down drastically from being really swollen to almost being completely normal. The fluid is gone.

Acupuncture can be uncomfortable in the beginning, depending on how tense you are. But, after the first and second treatment I was doing better and can hardly feel anything. It's just pressure mostly. As a result, I have actually referred others to come and get treatments. Once I saw how greatly it helped me, I was encouraged to get other people to get better.

Dr. Liau to me is very good, and personable.
She never makes me feel uncomfortable.
She also has a great sense of humor.After each and every treatment, I am always relaxed and ready to start the day.

She is very gentle, compared to other doctors who don't care about the pain, or the well-being of your problem. Dr. Liau is always concerned and very willing to fix whatever it is that may come up.

Prices are very reasonable. Last year alone, after surgery I went to a regular physician's office and between the visits and medication I spent $600.00 without feeling any better than when I originally went in for treatment. With acupuncture, however, I only spent $180.00 and felt a great improvement only after two treatments. This is a great alternative to spending more money and feeling the same. The herbals are extremely helpful and are very low in price.

I would recommend this to anyone that wants to feel better.

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Case #59 Food Craving
Weight Control
Allergy
Low Energy
A 33-Year-Old Female Supervisor

I came in for food cravings, stress, allergy, and energy. I was really stressed and exhausted. I was stress eating, snacking on whatever was in front of me. I also had sinus headaches associated with allergy. My energy was extremely low.

Only after a few treatments, I am now calmer at work. My employee can notice a difference. I can think more clearly. I can handle things when they come. Stress is easier to handle. I saw a 100% decrease in my cravings for junk food and snacking. I find myself going all day without looking for stuff to snack on or even feel that hungry to eat. My allergy is wonderful. If I feel an attack coming on, I take my herbals and it goes away immediately. I have no more sinus headaches.

Each time when I come for acupuncture treatment, I am amazed how relaxed it makes me feel. The very first treatment, I had an obvious improvement and thereafter. I would recommend it to everyone because it works. It is better than medication and way more affective.

Dr. Liau is very easy to talk to. She does a good job of helping what is bothering you. She is able to pinpoint the problem better than other acupuncturists that I have been to in the past. She is extremely friendly. She has great bedside manner compared to other acupuncturists.

The fees are very reasonable. It is a shame that insurance does not cover it. A lot more people would be better, and it would produce more believers. Overall, I am satisfied with the outcome and the prices. It is worth every penny.

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Case #60 Arthritis:
Lower Back Pain
Knee Pain
An 80-Year-Old Grandmother

I was treated for my arthritis in the lower back and knees. My life before receiving acupuncture treatment was miserable. I was always in pain, couldn't stand or walk, and couldn't sleep because of pain. When I saw Dr. Liau a few months ago I was using a cane to assist me in walking.

Acupuncture hurts very little. Yes I was very shocked because I'm afraid of needles. The treatment is so good. After about the second treatment I felt and saw an improvement in my health and pain level. The pain was going away every time I received a treatment from Dr. Liau. I was really afraid but then I saw how much the treatment helped. Now I'm not that much afraid like before. When I started acupuncture, I felt results the same day. Now I'm able to walk, stand and not be in pain.

Nothing helped before -- NOTHING! And acupuncture was the only thing that really helped the pain in my knees. My knees were hurting so very badly and acupuncture really help with the pain and my health for my age.

Dr. Liau has helped me so very much.
She cares and understands my health issues.
She is very honest about her work. I admire her very much.
She's a very sweet and loving doctor to me.I TRUST ANYTHING SHE SAYS!.

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