In 1972, Dr. Lee opened the first recognized acupuncture center in the United States – Depression Boca Raton. Officially bringing this age-old medical treatment to this country. And igniting an interest in acupuncture for American patients, physicians, and researchers.
You may be depressed if, for more than two weeks, you’ve felt sad, down or miserable most of the time, or have lost interest or pleasure in usual activities.
Symptoms of Depression:
Physical symptoms includes as below:
- Unexplained aches and pains
- Moving or speaking more slowly than usual
- Changes in weight (usually decreased, but sometimes increased)
- Lack of energy
Psychological symptoms includes as below:
- Continuous low mood or sadness
- Feeling hopeless and helpless
- Having low self-esteem
- Feeling tearful
- Feeling guilt-ridden
First in the U.S. – Washington Acupuncture Center
In 1972, Dr. Lee opened the first U.S. acupuncture clinic known as the “Washington Acupuncture Center” in Washington, D.C., and has practiced in and directed three clinics now located on the east coast of Florida since 1976.
From 1973 to 1975, he sponsored and conducted acupuncture research for rheumatoid arthritis jointly with the George Washington University Medical School. Also in 1973, he opened and taught an intensive acupuncture training program for the nations M.D.’s and D.O.’s at his clinic.
Through the years, Dr. Lee has been in frequent demand as a lecturer for medical organizations, schools, associations and clubs. He has made numerous national and local radio and T.V. talk show appearances.
Depression Boca Raton – Acupuncture treatment
Acupuncture treatment can be more effective when combined with herbal therapy. There are many herbs and classical patent herbal formulas. Which have been passed down through the centuries in China for specific disorders of women and men. Other herbs hasten the healing of numerous conditions. Depression Boca Raton Ancient herbal tonics are especially popular.
Herbs help to promote the healing process without side effects. Acupuncture treatment in combination with the appropriate herbal therapy will aid healing to take place at an accelerated pace.
Can Whiplash benefits?
It would be economically beneficial to insurance carriers, as well as to patients. For all health insurance to pay for acupuncture treatments. Many insurance companies already do pay for acupuncture. And as the benefits and effectiveness of acupuncture are increasingly demonstrated. More and more companies will include acupuncture in their coverage. We are fortunate in Florida to have a progressive legislature which passed a law in 1988 requiring insurance companies in Florida to pay for acupuncture treatment.
Acupuncturist of the Year – Depression Boca Raton
In appreciation for his contributions to acupuncture in the United States. He received the first national “Acupuncturist of the Year” Award for 1983-1984 from the Center of Chinese Medicine in California.
Dr. Lee served three terms as a Florida Acupuncture License Examiner and two years as Chairman of the Continuing Education Committee of the Florida State Acupuncture Association. He is past President of the Florida Acupuncture Association.
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