Myung C. Seo, Acupuncturist
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Myung C. Seo

Acupuncturist

1593 Spring Hill Road Suite 115 Vienna VA, 22182

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Myung c Seo is an acupuncturist practicing in Vienna, VA. Dr. Seo evaluates and treats patients based on the concepts of oriental medicine. Acupuncturists complete their evaluations by getting a patient history and looking at and touching the body. Then, they place very fine acupuncture needles into specific points on the body. Stimulating these points and nerves is how Dr. Seo treats the patients condition. Many of the bodys systems respond to acupuncture, and it can treat physical pain as well as emotional stress.

Education and Training

TSCA Master of Science in Acupuncture 2006

Board Certification

National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Provider Details

Male English, Korean
Myung C. Seo
Myung C. Seo's Expert Contributions
  • Can acupuncture lower blood pressure?

    Thank you for your inquiry and yes, acupuncture can definitely help you to lower blood pressure. According to the CDC, there are about 70 million American adults (29%) with high blood pressure and only about half of whom have the condition under control. High blood pressure requires long term medication treatment and prevention is the key for healthy longevity. According to the study, "The effect of acupuncture on high blood pressure of patients using antihypertensive drugs" concluded that "Patients currently using antihypertensive medication, acupuncture facilitated a significant reduction in blood pressure and reduced the patients complaints, therefore conclude that research data strongly suggest that acupuncture should be in the hypertension treatment guidelines and widely used for blood pressure regulation." In addition, other beneficial changes followed by acupuncture treatment are both physical and emotional balance and it may decrease the risk for stroke other heart disease by lowering blood pressure. READ MORE

  • Does acupuncture relieve arthritis pain?

    Thank you for your inquiry. Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic, inflammatory systemic illness that affects the whole body, especially the joints and it is also an autoimmune disease. Treating RA requires a multidisciplinary approach to care and acupuncture treatment can provide you the holistic treatment where not only symptoms are treating but help you to thrive by address pain, improve function and recommends lifestyle changes. According to a recent research review published last year in Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine concluded “acupuncture alone or combined with other treatment modalities is beneficial to the clinical conditions of RA (rheumatoid arthritis) without adverse effects reported and can improve function and quality of life and is worth trying.” Acupuncture is a valuable adjunct therapy for those suffering from arthritis pain. Acupuncture treatment aids to alleviate pain by produce endorphins, which inhibit the perception of pain naturally. Additionally, local acupuncture treatment deactivates trigger points and improving the circulation of blood to reduce inflammation in the system. For more information or a consultation, please visit www.thomaspaincare.com READ MORE

  • How does acupuncture relieve pain?

    Thank you for your inquiry, Acupuncture is safe and effective treatment that can help reduce pain and bring back the body's restorative function after a car accident. Acupuncture treatment is a holistic therapy option for individuals to get pain relief for both acute and chronic pain. One of the functions of acupuncture treatment is to stimulate the body’s natural healing processes by reducing pain and inflammation as well as decreasing stress and anxiety. After a car accident, it is common to experience both physical and mental imbalance. Routine acupuncture treatment can help improve the recovery time after a traumatic event such as a car accident. Benefit of acupuncture includes improvement of range of motion after an injury and promotes patients get back to their daily activities quickly and safely. READ MORE

  • Will acupuncture help my knee pain?

    Hello, Acupuncture can definitely help you to relieve pain after the injury. Acupuncture treatment is a safe and effective holistic treatment that can help reduce pain and bring back the body's restorative function. Comprehensive treatment plan is vital for an injury case to lower the risk of long term pain and prevent complication of other muscle and physical condition in the future. A recent systematic review on knee pain after injury and surgery concluded that "Numerous recent SRs and clinical trials have supported the effects of acupuncture for various types of knee pain." Additionally, acupuncture treatment not only provides physical relieve but reduces various factors that influenced treatment result. READ MORE

  • Are acupressure mats safe?

    Hello and thank you for your inquiry. Acupressure mats can be one of alternative home remedies you can use at home. Some small studies show “subjectively relax” benefit of the mats and other study conducted in 2016 reports that “whether or not using the mats for two weeks would help people with chronic back pain.” However, more high-quality research trials are required to evaluate the long-term effect of acupressure mats. It’s highly recommended to consult with a practitioner for a treatment plan that fits your need and utilize the mats as an alternative home treatment. READ MORE

  • Is acupuncture good for mental health?

    Acupuncture treatment aids to alleviate stress and depression symptoms by releasing endorphins, the body’s own natural painkillers, and improving the circulation of blood and lymphatic fluids which bring fresh oxygen to body tissues. This increased oxygen flow eliminates waste products from inside the body and enhances recovery from diseases. According to recent studies, acupuncture treatment can also help to decrease the stress hormone cortisol, lower blood pressure, reduce the heart rate, and relax muscle tissue. Acupuncture is a valuable adjunct therapy for those suffering from mental health disorders. Acupuncture keeps the flow of energy unblocked, and individualized treatment and holistic approach, acupuncture practitioners consequently treat the true source of the depression. READ MORE

Areas of expertise and specialization

Pain ManagementFertilityAllergyPre & Post-Operative CareDetoxSkin Condition

Myung C. Seo's Practice location

Thomas Acupuncture & Wellness

1593 Spring Hill Road Suite 115 -
Vienna, VA 22182
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New patients: 703-750-0577

Myung C Seo

7620 Little River Tpke Suite 101 -
Annandale, VA 22003
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Get to know Acupuncturist Dr. Myung Chan Seo, who serves the population of Connecticut.

Myung C. Seo is an acupuncturist practicing in Vienna, VA with Thomas Acupuncture & Wellness. Their clinic specializes in colon and lymphatic detox by emphasizing on fitting to the individual needs. They also offer a comprehensive food consultation and the treatment for their patients. Their goal is to help you have a healthy and happy life, by treating the root cause of the illness or problem

Myung evaluates and treats patients based on the concepts of integrative medicine. Dr. Myung Chan Seo developed “CoLymph Detox” treatment uniquely designed to clean colon and lymphatic system. CoLymph detox is performed to cleanse and remove toxins from intestines and lymphatic system, which lessen the risk of reabsorption of toxins and keep low level of inflammation in joints and  muscle to reduce pain. Then, Myung completes his evaluations by getting a patient history and looking at and touching the body. Myung also views nutrition in a complex light that certain foods are considered to cause inflammation, while other are prized for their ability to restore the body and treatment is provided accordingly with patient’s needs.

Many of the body’s systems respond to acupuncture, and it can treat physical pain as well as emotional stress.

Myung graduated with his Master of Science in Acupuncture from the Tri-State College of Acupuncture in 2006, giving his over a decade of experience in his field. Additionally he holds National Certification from the Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Acupuncture treatment aids to alleviate stress and depression symptoms by releasing endorphins, the body’s own natural painkillers, and improving the circulation of blood and lymphatic fluids which bring fresh oxygen to body tissues. This increased oxygen flow eliminates waste products from inside the body and enhances recovery from diseases.

According to recent studies, acupuncture treatment can also help to decrease the stress hormone cortisol, lower blood pressure, digestive condition, reduce the heart rate, and relax muscle tissue. Acupuncture is a valuable adjunct therapy for those suffering from mental health disorders. Acupuncture keeps the flow of energy unblocked, and individualized treatment and holistic approach, acupuncture practitioners consequently treat the true source of the depression.

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