Why choose Washington Acupuncture Center

Chinese Medicine in DC area

We care about you and your health and will do everything we can to ensure your treatment and recovery is successful. We serve acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in Washington DC area, Northern Virginia(Fairfax, Arlington, Alexandria) Maryland(Rockville, Silver Spring, Bethesda).

Excellence Research

We have the right caring, experience and dedicated professional for you.

Patient Personal Treatments

We care about you and the success of your providing personalised care.

Professional Service

We are highest levels of honesty and professionalism at all times.

Acupuncture services from Mr. Shu Fan

Acupuncture Services

As your acupuncturist, I am committed to providing therapeutic benefit and result oriented service in the field of Chinese Medicine while maintaining a patient-centered and enjoyable experience. -- Shu Fan


Although some medicine is effective at treating the allergic response, side effects such as drowsiness, immune system suppression or over-reliance on medications cause many to seek alternative approaches to managing their allergies

Fertility Support

Chinese Medicine can be used alone or in conjunction with Western medicine. A 2002 German study that received a lot of attention found significantly higher conception rates (42.5% vs. 26.3%) when acupuncture was used with IVF.

Oncology Support

Oncology Support

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine don’t purport to cure cancer, but instead, use treatment modalities to help alleviate symptoms and complement a patient’s overall cancer treatment plan while maintaining and balancing body, mind and spirit.


Acupuncture and Chinese medicine is not only able to address the symptoms associated with addictions, but helps mitigate the psychological imbalances that have caused dependence in the first place.

Facial Rejuvenation

Facial Rejuvenation and face lift is becoming a more popular, non-surgical method for those who want not only to maintain beauty, radiance and vitality, but also improve their overall health and well being.

Digestive disorders

Digestive disorders

Conditions which respond well to acupuncture, moxibustion, and herbal medicine include: gastrointestinal infections, bacterial infections, inflammatory diseases, peptic ulcers, circulation problems, inflammatory bowel diseases IBS.

Stress Anxiety

In Chinese medicine, stress, anxiety, depression or any strong emotion interrupts the smooth flow of energy throughout the body. Stress can affect many other parts of the body functions.

Sleep Disorder

Sleep Disorder

Patients who received acupuncture and Chinese Medicine experienced a significant improvement in their insomnia symptom, including problems of fatigue, sleep quality, depression and insomnia at its root.

Pain Management

Pain Management

Acupuncture is very effective at relieving the pain associated with neurological conditions, inflammation and restoring body normal function, while pain medications are less ineffective, have tremendous side effects over long term.

Holistic therapies from Chinese Medicine

Treatment modalities

We are one of the leading providers of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in Washington DC area. We can help whether it is you or your loved one living with a chronic condition, recovering from illness, or simply in need of daily assistance.

“I noticed right away how much it helped with stress reduction. I feel very relaxed after each treatment. Definitely a whole body/mind treatment. Mr. Fan is a caring and knowledgeable practitioner with a solid background in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Highly recommended!”

Paul B. (Stress Anxiety Treatment)

“I came to see Dr. Fan after having two miscarriages... The pregnancy took about 4 months of acupuncture and Chinese herbs which I also took for the first 12 weeks to prevent miscarriage. ”

ALICE D. (Fertility Treatment)

“In a few short treatments I experienced measured improvement. Now I go for relaxation and to treat other maladies. I highly recommend using him for any extreme pain issues (back, leg, migraines, etc.). Shu is tremendous."”

Mary T (Pain Management)

Latest Tip & Article

success stories

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Support Cancer Patients
31 Aug

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Support Cancer Patients

By shufan

The role of Acupuncture in Cancer Treatment The role of acupuncture in the curative group is in its adjunctive use in: anesthesia in post-operative pain control, Nausea and Vomiting and in aiding and hastening recovery from the side effects of the various therapies.  Acupuncture is effective for control of pain, of local swelling post-operatively, for […]

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31 Aug

Acupuncture Helps Relieve Headache, Neck Pain and Back Pain

By shufan

Common Causes of Back Pain or lumbago Treated with Acupuncture One of the top causes of back pain are sprains (overstretching one or more of the ligaments in the back) and strains (a rip or tear in the muscle caused by sudden force). This can happen from an injury, poor posture, or improper lifting. Another […]

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03 Jan

Chinese Scalp Acupuncture

By shufan

Scalp acupuncture is often used in multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, dystonia, rehabilitation of paralysis due to stroke. It is also quite effective in pain management related to central nervous system such as phantom pain, complex regional pain, PTSD, TBI, Aphasia, ataxia and Meniere’s disease. Scalp acupuncture is usually combined with body acupuncture in order […]

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Washington Acupuncture Center

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Offers the highest quality wellness-plus services from our center for Washington DC area.


1712 I (eye) Street NW #410 Washington DC 20006

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1722 I Street, NW Suite 202STRONG Washington, DC 20006

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