Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner
Richard Kwan has been practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) methods for over 12 years with a graduate degree from Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TSTCM). Along with founding the Simple Cures, Richard is also currently a Senior Advisor lecturing extensively at Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine Academy (AIMA).
As an experienced practitioner of Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Chinese Nutritional Therapy, Tuina Massage, Medical QiGong and TaiChi, Richard’s practice also integrates systems of Japanese Medicine, the Five Elements, Alchemy, and Tung & Tan Style Acupuncture; bringing extensive experience in chronic pain management, infertility and gynecological support, stress, anxiety, insomnia, digestive disorders, skin irritation, allergies, and asthma.
Richard leads his practice with a minimalistic approach and lifestyle. He believes in focussing on the Acupuncture Meridian Systems and emphasizing the spirit cultivation through QiGong, the Harmony of Seven Emotions, and the Five Elements.
With a passion to work with the disadvantaged, Richard volunteers extensively at Evergreen Centre for Street Youth and People with Aids as a strong advocate in leading his community and health proactiveness. In addition, he also hosts TaiChi and QiGong workshops at the YMCA and Simple Cures for every level of practice offering 20+ years of experience.