Dr Zhang Dehua is our senior clinician.
Dr Zhang belongs to a family with a tradition of medical practice for over three generations. In addition to her formal education and more than 30 years practical experience of healing in the Chinese tradition, her parents are also practitioners, as were her grandparents. It can truly be said that healing runs in her family.
Dr Zhang graduated from Liaoning College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1985. Since then she has practised her arts of acupuncture, massage, herbal preparations and associated remedies at Tieling Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, until she moved to England in 2007. Dr Zhang initially worked in the UK for a high-street chain of Traditional Chinese Medicine clinics, but since July 2008 she felt she could provide a better service to her clients by working independently.
Dr Zhang's main speciality is in the use of spinal massage for the treatment of chronic back problems, for which she published her thesis, 'Observations of therapeutic effects of acupressure massage treatment on cervical spondylopathy', followed by other publications in the Chinese medical literature. However, her breadth of experience enables her to diagnose and treat a wide variety of conditions in whatever way is most appropriate in each case. Typical conditions she has successfully treated include digestive disorders, gynaecological problems, sports injuries, skin problems, metabolic disorders, respiratory problems, depression, and the chronic diseases associated with ageing.