Arizona Research Institute of Acupuncture and

Chinese Herbal Medicine

Dr. Yinan Wang is a California and Arizona state licensed acupuncturist.  He received his Masters of Science degree from Dongguk University in Los Angeles and studied acupuncture and Traditional Chinese herbal medicine.  He has close to 8 years of clinical experience and has received a couple of awards during his internship. He currently treats patients with acute pain, Stroke, Parkinson’s disease, Tremors, ADD/ADHD, Tourette’s, and Alzheimer’s. He is positive, caring and compassionate practitioner who is concerned for the patients overall health and well-being.  

Posted by Jessica Wells on Tuesday, March 3, 2015

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Chinese New Year Event Sponsored by Eastern Medicine Center Scottsdale, AZ

Please join us for this celebration of the Chinese New Year.  Our mission is to continue to offering this ancient medical practice to help heal those with illness, disease, and disability. 

Your involvement and participation in this event helps children who suffer from Tourette's, ADD/ADHD, and stroke.  Please bring family and friends along for this memorable educational event as we enjoy the food, culture and community! 

Martial arts for children and adults, silent auction, cooking class, cultural celebration and More! 

Located:  9449 N. 90th St. #101, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Saturday February 28, 2015 at 10am.

Dr. Yang Wei China's #1 specialist for
Allergies/Asthma/Sinus in Scottsdale, AZ at Eastern Medicine Center

Dr. Yang Wei is China's #1 specialist from Beijing China and has been practicing for over 30 years in treating Allergies/Asthma/Sinus problems.  He will be in Scottsdale, Arizona on October 2nd, 3rd, 6th & 7th, 2014 treating patients.  If you are interested please contact Eastern Medicine Center 480-451-8880! 
Watch him here on CCTV!

International Conference and Exhibition on Traditional & Alternative Medicine, Beijing, China

The International Conference and Exhibition on Traditional & Alternative Medicine will deal with alternative medicine and discuss the practice of traditional medicine and Ayurveda. 
This will take place on August 25 - 26, 2014 in Beijing, China.  

Pacific Symposium, San Diego, CA

Held at The Catamaran Resort & Hotel, San Diego. The event starts on November 4th and end on November 11th, 2014.  Earn CEUs and PDAs with like-minded acupuncturists, massage practitioners, chiropractors, nurses, medical doctors and Traditional Chinese Medicine students. Packed with activities and lectures from top speakers.

Mayo Clinic Arizona, U.S.A.

Dr. Liu was invited by Mayo Clinic Stroke Support Group to offer her expertise and a demonstration on how acupuncture and Chinese medicine can help patients with stroke or any neurological problem.  This will be held at the Mayo Clinic off of the 101 Freeway and 56th Street on Tuesday May 20, 2014.  

World Congress of High-Tech Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine, Nanjing, China 

The Annual World Congress of High-Tech Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine, organized by the BIT Congress Inc. will take place from May 16 to 18, 2014 at the Nanjing International Expo Center in Nanjing,China.  

International Symposium on Acupuncture Research Beijing, China

The international Symposium on Acupuncture Research, organized by the Society for Acupuncture Research will take place from May 30 to June 1, 2014 at the Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel in Beijing, China. 



Grand Award Ceremony for the 1st Tiansheng Bronze Statue Award of WFAS to Dr. Shi Xuemin

In the evening of December 3, 2017, the award ceremony for the 1st Tiansheng Bronze Statue Award of WFAS was held in Beijing. This award is intended firstly to honor individuals and groups that have made outstanding contributions to the construction and development of WFAS, and secondly to reward individuals and groups that have made special contributions to the academic and technological development of acupuncture and moxibustion across the world. Dr. Shi Xuemin from Tianjin Affiliated Hospital of TCM on December 3, 2017 at the World Acupuncture Congress held recently, the World Federation of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Society awarded the first “Tiansheng Bronze Man Award”, a professor of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and a master of Chinese medicine and professor Shi Xuemin. Won the highest award for acupuncture in the world, the “Tiansheng Bronze Medal”.

The award is hailed as the “Nobel Prize” of acupuncture for Chinese medicine every two years. It aims to select and reward outstanding individuals and groups that have made outstanding contributions in the field of acupuncture and moxibustion in the world to promote the spread of acupuncture in the world. Science and technology progress in academic development of acupuncture and moxibustion. Shi Xuemin received the World Acupuncture Academic Outstanding Contribution Award and was the only winner of the award.

Congratulations to Dr. Shi Xuemin!!  More information from the ceremony click here.


Job Opportunity

ARIA is looking for an Acupuncturist with an Acupuncture Research background with qualifications for:

  • a master degree of acupuncture;

  • 2 years experience in treating Neurological disorders;

  • ability of designing acupuncture clinical research trial;

  • experience in monitoring acupuncture clinical trials;

  • perfect data management ability and make certain the scientific integrity;

  • analysis the data and finish the report of clinical trial;

  • good communication ability with clinical research coordinators and patients;

Please email a resume with a cover letter expressing your interest and qualifications for this position to:

New Practitioner!

EMC and ARIA have a new practitioner, Yinan Wang L.Ac.  Starting October 3, 2016

As a new practitioner to our office, Kevin is offering:

Low Cost Treatment for Low Income Patients!!  (Must bring proof of Low Income)

Price:  $30 per treatment

Treatments are for those who suffer with acute pain, Stroke, Parkinson’s disease, tremors, ADD/ADHD, Tourette’s, Alzheimer’s. 

**Limited space available **

Lecture and Demonstration How to Handle ADHD, Tourette's, Anxiety, Stress and Depression using Alternative Methods

Sat. November 14, 2015 2pm  Mustang Library Scottsdale, AZ

Do you, someone you know or your child suffer with ADHD, Tourette’s?

Do you, someone you know or your child suffer with Anxiety, Stress, and Depression?

Learn and earn the skill to control the symptoms

Everyone is taught how to use Acupressure, Meditation and learn about Nutrition to improve the quality of life for the whole family. 

When:  Saturday November 14, 2015
Time:    2:00 pm
Where:  Mustang Library
               10101 N. 90th Street, Scottsdale, AZ  85258

Please call:  480-614-8888

Please join us at Mustang Library in Scottsdale, AZ for a lecture and demonstration with Acupuncture, Acupressure, Meditation and Nutrition!    Please call 480-614-8888 for more information.


***Enter to Win Free Treatment***

     1st prize - 1 lucky winner will receive $1,500 worth of treatment

     2nd prize - 1 lucky winner will receive $1,000 worth of treatment

     3rd prize - 3 lucky winners will receive $500 worth of treatment

Others will receive 25% off for those who qualify!


Everyone else may apply for the research group with a complimentary treatment when research begins.

 Shi Xuemin in Scottsdale, Arizona

Keep checking back with us. Dr. Shi will be teaching in Scottsdale, Arizona with a weekend lecture along with weekly clinical rounds.  

World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS) Conference (September 25-27, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, CANADA)

Call for Abstracts deadline (extended): July 30, 2015 (; Discounted registration deadline: July 30, 2015 (use discount code: Special15).  The objectives of WFAS are to promote understanding and cooperation among acupuncture-moxibustion groups throughout the world, to strengthen international academic exchanges, to develop the medical sciences of acupuncture-moxibustion, and to enhance the state and function of acupuncture-moxibustion in the integrative health care of the people of the world, thereby contributing to the health of humanity. Attendees at the conference represent a variety of practices including Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Massage Therapy, Naturopaths, Chiropractors, Medical Doctors and Herbalists.  For more information and to register, visit:

The International Symposium on Research in Acupuncture (October 3, 2015; Bologna, ITALY)

The Association of Medical Acupuncturists of Bologna (A.M.A.B.) and the Istituto Superiore di Sanità are organizing the International Symposium on Research in Acupuncture.  The purpose of the Symposium is to bring together international recognized authorities in the field of clinical research in Acupuncture, with the final aim of providing practical and authoritative answers to the most controversial aspects and issues concerning the methodology of research in Acupuncture and its integration within the health systems. The Symposium, whose program is designed to offer plenary sessions and panel discussions with active participation of the audience, will focus on the following topics, and related panel Sessions: 1.  Action mechanisms of Acupuncture and current trends in Acupuncture research; 2.  Methodology of research and EBM in Acupuncture; 3.  Acupuncture and Placebo; and, 4.  Integration of Acupuncture into the healthcare systems: Regulation, Education and Cost-effectiveness.  For more information, visit:  

Society for Integrative Oncology 12th International Conference (Nov. 14-16, 2015; Boston, MA, USA)

The theme of SIO’s 2015 conference is “Integrative Innovation,” and begins on Saturday, Nov. 14 with a joint conference of SIO, the Fascia Research Society and the Society for Acupuncture Research, followed by two days of SIO keynotes, plenaries, workshops and more.  For details, please visit:

The International Fascia Research Congress (FRC) (September 18-20, 2015, Washington, DC, USA) 

The International Fascia Research Congress (FRC) has been held in Boston, Amsterdam, and Vancouver and has built a reputation for bringing cutting-edge fascia science to the research, medical and clinical communities.  Dedicated to the newly emerging field of “Fascia Studies”, the fourth FRC will be held near Washington, DC on September 18 – 20, 2015 and continues to provide a forum for high-level fascia exploration. More than 1,000 participants from around the world are expected to attend the 2015 conference. The 2015 conference is hosted by the Ida P. Rolf Research Foundation.

The upcoming Congress will include a special 1-day session on "Fascia, Acupuncture and Oncology" chaired by Helene Langevin, November 14, 2015, at a Harvard Medical School conference center in conjunction with the Society for Integrative Oncology and the Society for Acupuncture Research.  For details, visit: your paragraph here.