Dr. Theresa Zhang
Registered Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Registered Acupuncturist & Herbologist
Dr. Luke Bin CaoRegistered Acupuncturist & Herbologist
Dr. Theresa Zhang and Luke Cao as classmates began their training in Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1985. Dr.Theresa Zhang started her career as an Acupuncturist and Herbologist in Shanghai RenJi Hospital, a teaching hospital of Shanghai 2nd Medical University in 1990.
Dr.Luke Cao was employed as resident MD in a commonity hospital as a Dortor of Traditonal Chinese Medicine in 1990.
In 1998, she with her husband Dr. Luke Cao and their eldest son immigrated to Vancouver, Canada where they planned to establish their own practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
In July, 1999 they set up their Luke & Theresa’s Natural Therapy Clinic in Metrotown Medical Dental Centre.
Acupuncture is a treatment based on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), a system of healing that dates from thousands of years before.The effects of Acupuncture are achieved through balancing of the Qi flow known as life force or energy in meridians (energy pathways) to create health and wellness.
According to TCM theroy, everything in natural has both Yin and Yang, which are complementary opposites. Imbalance of Yin and Yang may cause diseases. For example a patient suffers from insominia is a typical case of imbalance of Yin and Yang(heart Yang fire can not be balanced by Kindey Yin Water) and excessive heart fire causes sleeping disorded.