Functional Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Naturopathy, Traditional Chinese Medicine
Location: Coquitlam, BC, Canada
Experience: 2-5 years
Accepts Insurance: Yes
Business Address: 204-2963 Glen Drive, Coquitlam, BC, Canada
Dr. Ni believes modern healthcare necessitates a blend of conventional medicine with evidence-based naturopathic medicine and she is committed to providing compassionate, attentive care. Through the use of acupuncture, botanicals, nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals, intravenous vitamins, and injection therapies, she works with the body in order to restore optimal function and reduce pain. Her broad base of knowledge and varied toolbox allows her to create comprehensive treatment plans centered around the patient’s specific goals.
Prior to Naturopathic Medical School, Dr. NI’s academic journey began at Simon Fraser University, where she received her undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology & Biochemistry. She was a member of SFU’s Div. 2 NCAA Varsity Swim Team and during that time, was named Most Valuable Player and achieved All-American Status.
Dr. Ni holds a general practice with a particular interest in a variety of myofascial conditions, chronic pain, and autoimmune conditions.
Dr. Ni encourages patients to take an active role in their health, and she is a strong believe in the body’s innate capacity to heal and adapt.
Education: Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, BSc Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
Certification: Acupuncture Certification, IV Certification, Immunization Certification, Prescribing Authority Certification
CNPBC (College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia), BCNA (BC Naturopathic Association), CAND (Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors)
Seeing an ND for the first time is similar to seeing an MD as all primary care providers review health history and request standard diagnostic tests.
Your initial consultation will involve an in-depth gathering of information regarding your chief concerns and health history. A physical exam may be performed and labs may be recommended to guide your treatment plan. An individualized treatment plan will be created, catered directly to you. An initial consultation is required to become a patient of Dr. Ni
Thin needles are inserted into certain anatomical points across the body to stimulate the central nervous system. Acupuncture has a long history of being used to treat anxiety, pain, stress, insomnia, and infertility.