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Patients Testimonials
"She is an extraordinary human being, a brilliant doctor and a terrific healer!"
-Dr. Patty Perillo, the former Vice President at Virginia Tech
Patient's Heartfelt Recommendation: Family, In-Laws, Friends, and 4 Neighbors All Seek Care with Dr. Yang
"I feel like I have found such a treasure"

Joan Pillis: A Retired Navy Officer with Almost 38 Years of Service The following is her testmony: ​I was at my worst with my health. Obese, hurting all the time, no energy. I had my general practitioner and many specialists who put me prescription after prescription, some I’ve been on forever: Hydrochlorothiazide 25MG (High Blood Pressure-HBP) Duloxetine 60mg for ( Rheumatoid Arthritis -RA) Atorvastatin Calcium 80 mg (cholesterol) Losartan potassium 100mg HBP Switched to weekly auto injections, in 9/21/21 for RA, first Enbrel 50mg/ml then in 9/6/2022 switched to Orencia 125 MG/ML. Also Synthroid 125 mcg for Hashimotos Thyroid All this was making me WORSE not better. I slept ALL the time and in terrible pain when I was awake. In March of 2023, desperate to get my health back I discovered Tradition Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Dr. Joy Yang. I went off all my medications and entered the “whole person comprehensive health plan”. Within weeks I was feeling better. Dr. Joy found blockages in my system that would have soon had me on the cardiac ward of a hospital, and she fixed it. It was like a weight was taken off my heart. I no longer have the debilitating fatigue nor constant pain. I am actually healthier. But the Proof? I went back to my previous primary care Dr. In June and asked for a total work up on my blood. I received the best results ever and I had been off all medication for over three months! My results came back “lab panel is normal. Recheck in 6 to 12 months.” for the CBC w/ auto diff; CMP, serum or plasma; erythrocyte sedimentation rated by westergren method; C reactive protein, QN, serum or plasma; T3, free, serum or plasma. For the T4, free, serum and TSH, ultra-sensitive, serum both denoted improvement and to decrease Synthroid But I was Not taking Synthroid or ANY prescription medications. What a win win situation. I know personally Dr. Joy is healing me, I feel it in my core, and now the lab results proved it. Also in dealing with my toxins I’ve dropped weight. So if you are not getting results with injections or prescription drugs. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND checking out TCM doctors like Dr. Joy Yang. They cure Your Issues not just put you on medicines you take forever and never get better. TCM cures my medical issues, no changing back for me, Dr. Joy Yang saved my life and my quality of life has improved 100%, and I am 64.

My Shingles Healed, Rashes Vanished, and Pain Disappeared


"Dr Joy is the best acupuncturist I have worked with and I have experienced immediate shifts in my body as she makes adjustments through our sessions" The following is Jessic's google review Working with Dr Joy has been incredible! I am very thoughtful about the practitioners I have chosen to work with and after much research, felt as though Dr Joy could help me. I currently drive 2 hours each way for my appointments as I could not find a practitioner who could help me locally. I have dealt with Lyme and also began seeing her last Fall for recurring Shingles. I had experienced Shingles previously (I am only 32), during a time of stress, and it popped up again in the Fall with that familiar rash and nerve pain. My body was so full of toxins that I was so tired, had trouble sleeping, my emotions felt all over the place, and the rash that had initially started on my sides began extending up over my chest, covered my whole upper left arm, low back, and down onto my thighs. The rash was THE WORST, not feeling comfortable wearing clothes, always feeling like I had to manage it - like an invisible prison. I have, for the longest time, experienced low body temp (around 97) with cold hands and feet. I also had dealt with neck pain that I would manage with massage. After my first appointment with Dr Joy, my neck pain disappeared! It took some time and dedication working through Shingles, but after 4-5 months the nerve pain was gone and my rash was almost completely better. I’m going on 8/9 months working with Dr Joy now and feels as though my body is sorting through everything. I am warmer now (98 degrees!), my sleep is deeper, I feel lighter. I frequently nap during my sessions and every session can be different as she tailors her care to your needs. Appointments never feel rushed. We have incorporated cupping, acupuncture, moxibustion, herbs, ear seeds, movement, and diet change into my care. Dr Joy not only treats you at your session, but she can provide you with the tools needed to continue care at home in-between sessions which has been so helpful. Dr Joy is the best acupuncturist I have worked with and I have experienced immediate shifts in my body as she makes adjustments through our sessions. She is thoughtful, kind, & wise. I appreciate the teamwork aspect of her care as she really listens to you, believes what you are experiencing, and then moves into action to support your body with what it needs. If you have experienced a lack of support with western medicine, feel as though you are a complex case, or are just wanting to improve your quality of life, please see Dr Joy and experience the expertise she has within Chinese medicine!

Lyme Disease Transformations: Laura Walks Away from Her Wheelchair and Robert's Symptoms Vanish in Just 10 Weeks!

Dr Joy has given me my life back after suffering from Lyme's disease! When I first came to her, I had to be assisted with walking. Now I can walk long distances entirely on my own. I also sleep like a baby now thanks to her cupping and acupuncture treatments. "One of the worst parts about Lyme's Disease is the brain fog— I could barely think at times. But so many side effects of Lyme's disease are now gone. I can now say it no longer bothers me. ​"I owe Dr. Joy an immense amount of gratitude. She is just the BEST!"

Recovery from Raynaud'disease

I went to Dr. Joy Yang after two years of frustration with the American medical system. I had a severe case of Covid in 2021, requiring hospitalization for six days. Ever since then I have had insomnia, a constant cough, lethargy, muscle aches, headaches, and just overall exhaustion. I have always had low body temperature (87.2 - 87.6), and Reynaud's (poor circulation to body extremities, resulting in cold fingers and toes). My insomnia would sometimes mean that it would take 4-5 hours to fall asleep, or occasionally not fall asleep at all. Sometimes I could fall asleep quickly and then wake up two or three hours later and stay awake until morning. I had only a few nights in the last two years wherein I had six hours of sleep. Dr. Yang said she could help me, but I had reservations about that. The only help my family doctor offered was sleeping pills, which only resulted in me feeling more exhausted the next day. But after my first treatment from Dr. Yang, I slept that night for seven hours and have slept well ever since then. I fall asleep immediately, and wake up energetic. Last week I took my temperature four times throughout the week and every time it was 98.6! My blood is finally circulating as it should! My hands have always felt cold and for the first time that I can remember, I felt warm. I couldn't believe it. Dr. Yang's treatments have almost totally eliminated my cough with a liquid herbal treatment. Previously, only a strong cough syrup provided some relief, but it left me drowsy and unable to drive. Dr. Yang's treatment is giving me longer periods of no coughing without any side effects. I love it! In summary, I highly recommend Dr. Yang. If she tells you she can help with your issues, you can be assured she will. I'm regaining my energy, muscle pain is greatly reduced, I'm warm and sleeping well. In general, I'm feeling young again (I'm 76). Dr. Yang truly listens to your story and prepares a treatment plan specifically for you, to get your body back in balance naturally. "my ferritin levels and how they dropped to normal levels after I started seeing you" An email message from Rebecca: Dear Dr. Joy, Attached are the chart and graph of my ferritin levels and how they dropped to normal levels after I started seeing you. As you can see, when I had Covid in March of 2021 my ferritin levels had sky-rocketed to 2,752. The normal range is 7.3 - 270.7. Although it decreased as I was recovering, from 6/2/21 to 1/4/22 (the next time I had my blood tested), it was climbing again in January 2022 and then when I tested again on 4/12/23 it was a little higher, but still close to double the maximum level. Then I started seeing you in March. In April of 2023 I got the new test results with the 443.9 reading and told you about it. You said you could lower it. My medical doctor said he had never heard of that being possible with ferritin levels, but I could try anything I wanted. So, you began working with me and now my newest results show that you did, indeed, lower the ferritina level within the normal range. Thank you so much of helping heal my body! Best regards, Rebecca Shannon

From Surgery to Healing: A Patient's Journey of Avoiding the Operating Room


“Since nothing helps you,” my family doctor said, “surgery is your only recourse.” Here is how I met Dr. Joy Yang and how she set me free from my disease and brought me back to active life. In the fall 2016 semester, I was on sabbatical in Belarus, teaching one course at Belarusian State and doing research. Sometime in November, I began to feel pain to the left of my left knee, something reminiscent of what I had experienced many years ago, in 1989, when I was first diagnosed with herniated disk. After my ability to walk deteriorated, my friends in Minsk, Belarus, helped me to get an MRI. Indeed, it was the same diagnosis as in 1989, and I subsequently spent 11 days in a local hospital where they just alleviated my sufferings so I could at least fly back home. Upon my return, however, my situation became only marginally better due to my living at home, but the problem still bothered me. I was sent to physical therapy, which I used for several months and I also paid visits to a chiropractor. Nothing helped. Three times, an osteopath administered steroid shots into my spine, but this led to only a temporary 2-3-day relief. “Since nothing helps you,” my family doctor said, “surgery is your only recourse.” The osteopathic surgeon whom I visited in Roanoke in early late February 2017 confirmed that indeed only surgery can help. Since I wanted the procedure after the end of the semester, May 15 was determined as the day of surgery. On May 1, I was supposed to undergo some tests. However, about a week prior to May 1, I cancelled both tests and surgery. Why was I able to do that? The answer is I received crucial and entirely unexpected help in the meantime, that is, between late February and late April 2017. This is where Joy Yang comes into the picture. I have to say that I was afraid of surgery or rather of its potential side effects so I decided to follow the advice of my Washington-based colleague who had long suggested that I should find a genuine specialist in traditional Chinese medicine. With this in mind, I actually paid four visits to one self-proclaimed specialist in acupuncture, a professor of Virginia Tech. However, having paid not just visits but also quite a few dollars, I realized the guy was a charlatan. This is when I found Joy by simply browsing the web. By the time I located Dr. Yang and her EHE Clinic, I was already more than skeptical in regard to potential non-surgical help. Yet, I decided to try again out of sheer desperation but also because unlike that Virginia Tech professor, Dr. Joy Yang graduated from the Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China, one of top four schools of that type in China. Coupled with my lingering desire to avoid surgery Joy’s credentials offered me a glimmer of hope. Joy impressed me the very first time I came to see her. Having learned that my pain mostly concentrated under and to the left of my left knee, she began to press with her fingers in the area around my right shoulder. Apparently, she knew something about connections between different parts of the body. Once she found a certain pain control center, she used needles leaving me with those inserted into my flesh for some twenty minutes. Next time, she located yet another pain control center and again used needles, and so it went. Altogether, I made twelve visits to Joy’s clinic. I think I began to feel better after the second visit. Tangible improvement was nothing short of a miracle, as nothing had helped before. There is no doubt Joy knows something other practitioners authorized to help you with a herniated disk problem do not.  They are beholden to a routine beginning with exercise and culminating with invasive treatment that may or may not bring relief. In some cases, it does. In others, it does not, and side effects and relapses of the disease are most frequent. It is not by accident that Joy added to my misgivings by simply stating that once surgery is done I may not be receptive to her treatment. Not only Joy is knowledgeable about connections between different parts of human body. She possesses contagious enthusiasm that rubs off on you and is conducive to the desired outcome almost to the same degree as her knowledge, prowess, and manual dexterity. She reads your body and projects confidence and you began to feel confident, too. Joy’s demeanor radiates joy. Seems like a play on words, but it is also true. I feel I am immensely lucky that such a specialist is available in my area and that I found her. I am grateful to my Washington-based colleague who insisted that I find a true Chinese specialist. Most, of all, I am grateful to Joy Yang for bringing me back to life. It has been more than one year since I stopped paying regular visits to her and my problem has not come back.  On a separate note, when I read in Wikipedia that “scientific investigation has not found any histological or physiological evidence for traditional Chinese concepts such as qi, meridians, and acupuncture points, and many modern practitioners no longer support the existence of life force energy (qi) flowing through meridians,” I take it as an expression of competition. When applied by a knowledgeable person (sic!), the technique that is a couple of thousand years old does work, but the more people would be convinced of its healing properties, the fewer will buy expensive medications, use expensive surgery and depend on equally expensive medical insurance. Therefore, much is done to discredit traditional Chinese medicine and to minimize its market share. There is little doubt that its ensuing forbidden-fruit-like popularity and its reputation of last resort provides that multiple impostors practice pseudo-Chinese medicine and thus contribute to the denouncement of the entire school of thought on behalf of which they act. But just think about the number of poorly trained and irresponsible practitioners among certified Western-style medical doctors. Reliable and certified training, talent, and dedication are important in every area of human endeavor. Joy Yang is an embodiment of all those and my trust in her and her methods of treatment is rock-solid. ​

Examples of three patients experience immediate relief form knee pain
Complete Relief from Back Pain
Dr. Mark Rogers who is the Chief Medical Officer at Virginia Tech Athletics, Program Director, Professor, Dept of Family Medicine, etc. at of Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
"It's crazy"

The patient had been suffering from a persistent burning sensation in both feet for over a year. Despite seeking treatments at different hospitals, the discomfort persisted. However, following a mere 10 minutes of acupuncture treatment with Dr. Yang, the patient experienced immediate relief, and the burning sensation completely disappeared.


12 yrs old Boy's Knee Pain: Three Surgeries Ineffective, Dr. Yang's Treatment Offers Instant Relief!"

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