Distinguished Acupuncturist Joins JD Health’s TCM Center

Distinguished Acupuncturist Joins JD Health’s TCM Center

by Vivian Yang

JD Health welcomed Dr. Xuemin Shi, one of China’s most well-known acupuncture masters and an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, to unveil its acupuncture center as part of its Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) services and become the head of the center on October 14th.

Dr. Shi and his team will cooperate with JD Health on multiple fronts including telemedicine, academic research, cross-cultural communications and more, jointly exploring how to enhance the development of TCM and let more people benefit from TCM treatment under the “internet + healthcare” model.

Lijun Xin, CEO of JD Health (left) and Dr. Xuemin Shi 

Often referred to as “China’s treasure”, Dr. Shi is most well-known for his creation of a unique acupuncture technique for strokes, “Xing Nao Kai Qiao”, which is translated as “activating the brain and opening the orifices.” Beyond this, his concept of quantitative needling manipulation and TCM medicines he invented greatly contribute to the treatment of cerebrovascular diseases.

Expert members of Dr. Shi’s team joined have also joined JD Health’s TCM center, ensuring the center’s ability to provide comprehensive acupuncture services. Among them are Dr. Jinling Bian who has been engaged in acupuncture for 44 years and has rich experience in acupuncture treatment of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, peripheral nerve injury and other diseases, and Dr. Jun Li who is also an established expert in the treatment of stroke, spondyloarthropathy, paraplegia, facial paralysis and other nervous system diseases.

Lijun Xin, CEO of JD Health expressed at the ceremony that JD Health strives to become the backbone of TCM’s future development driven by technology and innovation. Through cooperation with distinguished TCM masters and organizations as well as its technology capabilities, the company aims to create an integrated TCM service model with both online and offline services to offer more high quality medical resources to more people across China.

 

(vivian.yang@jd.com)

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