Mrs. Liang Peng, MD, L.Ac, Acupuncturist

Mrs. Liang Peng, MD, L.Ac


2112 Bissonnet St. Houston TX, 77005


Liang Peng is an acupuncturist practicing in Houston, TX. Dr. Peng evaluates and treats patients based on the concepts of oriental medicine. She has training in Western medicine as well as traditional Chinese medicine, with five years of training in China. Dr. Peng has 35+ years of medical experience in China, England and United States. She established her own medical clinic in the Unites States in 2001 and has been practicing acupuncture and traditional herb medicine since. 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. Peng 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

Hubei University Bachelor's Degree TCM 1985

Board Certification

National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Provider Details

Female Mandarin Chinese, English, Spanish
Mrs. Liang Peng, MD, L.Ac
Mrs. Liang Peng, MD, L.Ac's Expert Contributions
  • Can you ingest small amounts of essential oils?

    It is a good question. It depends what kind of essential oil. Some of them we can ingest, some of them we could not ingest if they poison our bodies. READ MORE

  • Where is the pressure point on your leg?

    Thank you for the question, Actually there are many acupressure points on the leg, we use different pressure points to treat different health issues. READ MORE

  • Does acupuncture help mental illness?

    Yes, acupuncture is the best way to treat mental illness, no side effects. READ MORE

  • Is acupuncture safe during first trimester?

    Yes, it is safe, but some acupuncture points we couldn't use for pregnancy patients. READ MORE

  • When should I get acupuncture for fertility?

    Thank you for the question, You should get acupuncture or Chinese herbs for fertility after you are married six months or one year. READ MORE

  • How long does it take for acupuncture to work for pain?

    Patients feel pain reduced and muscles relaxed after first time acupuncture treatment by my practice acupuncture. Some patients only need one treatment and pain goes away. Some of them need many times that depending on how long you have had the pain. READ MORE

  • Does acupuncture get worse before it gets better?

    Thank you for asking the questions, In my practice of acupuncture for over thirty-five years, it's never happened where patients get worse before they get better. READ MORE

  • Is acupuncture effective for hip bursitis?

    Definitely acupuncture is effective for hip bursitis. Acupuncture can help reduce swelling and inflammation and relieve pain. READ MORE

  • Can acupressure cure thyroid?

    Thank you for asking the question. In my thirty-five years' experience for treating thyroid by acupuncture, for sure, acupuncture could improve heath conditions for thyroid patients, reduce symptoms of thyroid, but acupuncture is not easy to cure thyroid problems. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture help with thyroid problems?

    When your thyroid is not functioning properly, your body can experience a variety of symptoms. Acupuncture can be used to restore hormonal balance, regulate energy levels, smooth emotions and help manage sleep, emotions and menstrual problems. There are several powerful acupuncture points on the ear and the body that can be used to regulate the production of thyroid hormones. Treatments take all of your symptoms into account and are aimed at balancing the energy within the body to optimize health. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture be done without needles?

    Acupuncture has to use needles. The needles are as thin as a human hair, usually no pain during your acupuncture treatment. You maybe can try laser acupuncture if you don't like needles, but I have to tell you that needle acupuncture is different from laser acupuncture. READ MORE

  • How long does acupuncture take to work for leg pain?

    Acupuncture can treat your leg pain, could be immediately release of your pain. READ MORE

  • Do acupuncture needles go into nerves?

    Acupuncture needles do not go into nerves, but in some cases, we need to give strong stimulation to the nerves. We only use acupuncture needles to quickly touch nerves for many times. Don't keep the needles in the nerves, the reason is to prevent or save nerves, avoid damaging the nerves. READ MORE

  • How many sessions of acupuncture do you need for neck spasms?

    The treatment sessions depend on how long do you have neck pain? We only treat one or three times if you have this issues about one month or less. We will treat them five to eight times if the problems over three years. READ MORE

  • How many acupuncture treatments are needed for sciatica?

    Sciatica treatments usually take three to ten times. The treatment times depend on the situation of the patient. READ MORE

  • How do you acupressure your feet?

    It is a good question about how can you acupressure your feet. You can use your finger or certain tools to acupressure your feet. READ MORE

  • Is acupuncture in the neck safe?

    It is safe to have acupuncture in the neck if the acupuncturist knows how to practice acupuncture in the neck. Otherwise, it is not safe because some points in the neck are very important for life, if it causes bleeding in the brain during acupuncture. READ MORE

  • Which is better acupuncture or acupressure?

    Acupuncture is better than acupressure, because acupuncture needles going to the body to stimulate the points and process healing. Acupressure only on the surface of the skin, stimulations are not strong enough. But everybody can do acupressure for someone or themselves, only acupuncturists can practice acupuncture, they have many years medical leaning and training. READ MORE

  • Can a fever be treated with acupuncture?

    We can choose some acupuncture points and make bleeding to reduce fever immediately. We also need to find out what reason caused the fever and treat it. We use acupuncture and herbs, they work very well. It is dangerous, though; if someone has a high fever, headache, and vomiting, they need to go to the emergency room. READ MORE

  • Does acupuncture lower stress about covid-19?

    During pandemic time, lots of peoples stay home or work at home. In this situation, people have stress from staying home so long or have pain in their neck or lower back or shoulders or headache. Acupuncture will help them to release the stress and release the pain, and also could help them improve their immune system to protect them from coronavirus. So, acupuncture lowers stress about covid-19. READ MORE

  • Does acupuncture help nausea?

    Acupuncture works very well for nausea, similar digestion disorders, morning sickness, sea sickness, and for cancer patients. READ MORE

  • Can you get an infection from acupuncture?

    Yes, you can get an infection if the practitioner didn't clean the PT's skin or didn't use clean needles. READ MORE

  • How long do the effects of acupuncture last for anxiety?

    PT will feel better after the first time treatments. Usually, PT feels relaxed and calm, sleeps better, has more energy. They need treatments one to three month, one or two times per week. Also, teach them how to manage the stress, no worries, no overthinking. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture cause miscarriage in early pregnancy?

    Yes, acupuncture can cause miscarriage in early pregnancy if the practitioner not certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) as a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (Dipl. O.M.) or Diplomate of Acupuncture (Dipl. Ac.). Or the practitioner acupuncturist doesn't have many experiences. Some acupuncture points cannot be used for pregnancy PT. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture help panic attacks?

    Acupuncture can help panic attacks. Usually after 1 treatment you will feel better. If you want to continue to help the panic attacks you will need to continue treatments for about 3 months. Depends on the amount of time that you may have been dealing with the panic attacks and if this a chronic condition or the panic attacks have just started. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture treat sweating?

    Yes. But I need to determine what is causing the excess sweating and if it is a simple solution can take only a few visits (5 or so) coupled with herbal therapy. If the reason for the excess sweating is more complicated then it may require from 1-20 treatments with herbal medications. We can reduce the sweating or totally eliminate it but it has to determined what the cause of the excess sweating is. READ MORE

  • How long does it take for acupuncture to work for panic attacks?

    Usually after you initial treatment you will be able to feel a difference. However, that depends on if this anxiety has been chronic and if so, for how long? If you have been dealing with this for a long period of time then you may require 3 - 6 months of treatment coupled with herbal medicine. But it depends on the cause and the length of time you have been dealing with this and if there are any other physiological issues related to the anxiety. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture help prevent a miscarriage?

    Yes, it can, and is very good for prevention of miscarriage. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture damage nerves?

    Acupuncture does not damage nerves if acupuncturists has more than five years study and training and experience. I practice acupuncture thirty years, have had treat millions patients with acupuncture, never had case of damaged nerves. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture help with skin problems?

    Acupuncture can help skin disorders. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture help lung problems?

    Yes. There are many lung issues that improve with acupuncture treatments. I am a master herbalist as well as an acupuncturist and find that combing the herbs with the acupuncture greatly improves many lung problems. READ MORE

  • Is acupuncture on the forehead safe?

    Yes acupuncture done correctly on the forehead is safe. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture help prevent viruses?

    Yes it can. Acupuncture together with herbs can help to improve your immune system to prevent getting sick with the virus after exposure and or shorten the time of illness. And if you are sick from a virus the acupuncture with herbs can help your immune system fight the virus and lessen the symptoms and recover quicker. READ MORE

  • Is there a pressure point to relieve gas?

    Yes there is. READ MORE

  • Is Acupuncture good for stomach problems?

    Yes acupuncture is very effective in helping with various stomach issues. READ MORE

  • Is acupuncture good for arthritis in the hands?

    Yes, acupuncture is very effective with arthritis in the hands, and all joints. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture help with seasonal allergies?

    Yes it can but quite often it needs to be accompanied with herbs READ MORE

  • Is acupuncture for your neck safe?

    Yes it is safe for your neck. I treat many patients for neck pain and injury to neck from car accidents. Depending on the trauma it can take many treatments to recover. READ MORE

  • Is acupuncture good for heel pain?

    Heel pain is a common disease and acupuncture is an effective and safe treatment for heel pain. I have lots of experience with this situation and treat about 100 patients per year that come in because of heel pain. When treating heel pain, it depends on the patient’s situation (heels). Usually, treatment may be anywhere between 2 – 10 visits for the pain to be reduced or go away. I use acupuncture with cupping or moxibustion. Of the 100 patients that I see per year for heel pain, approximately 80% get complete relief but 100 % of my patients see a reduction in their heel pain. READ MORE

Areas of expertise and specialization

Acupuncture/Acupuncture with Electrical Stimulation/Cupping/Chinese Herbology/Colon Hydrotherapy/Acupressure/Tui-Na

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Director of Pain Management Hubei Medical University Hospital 1991 - 1994
  • Staff Acupuncturist St. John's Cancer Center - London, England 1995 - 1996
  • Clinical Supervisor International Institute of Chinese Medicine 1996 - 1998

Professional Memberships

  • Texas Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine  

Mrs. Liang Peng, MD, L.Ac's Practice location

2112 Bissonnet St. -
Houston, TX 77005
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Get to know Acupuncturist Dr. Lianghui Peng, who practices in Houston, Texas.

Dedicated to elevating and rejuvenating the well-being of her patients, Dr. Peng is the owner and operator of Acupuncture and Holistic Care at her clinic in Houston, Texas. She provides a holistic treatment that is the most ideal for patients’ overall needs and preferences.

Her acupuncture services are commonly intended to treat chronic pain, mood disorders, improve immune system response, induce facelift, and strengthen the ability to recover from trauma and illnesses. These alternative methods of treating a wide array of physical and emotional/psychological disorders have been tried and tested by many local patients in Galleria, Downtown, Bellaire, and River Oaks. Whether it is reducing chronic muscle pain, improving sleeping patterns, or giving oneself a facelift, Acupuncture and Holistic Care has unparalleled expertise and well-trained alternative medicine practitioners to help address these concerns effectively.

With over two decades of truly remarkable expertise and experience in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Alternative Western Medicine, Dr. Peng examines the entire state of health of each patient in order to determine the best course of treatment. She is able to treat physical disorders such as arthritis, sports injuries, tendonitis, headaches, asthma, as well as mood disorders. She also utilizes acupuncture for pain management, weight loss, and infertility treatment.

In regards to the doctor’s educational background, she studied TCM and Western Medicine at Hubei College, a leading TCM school in China, where she received her medical degree in 1985. From 1986-1990, she served as a resident within the Department of Internal Medicine at Hubei Medical University Hospital. Thereafter, from 1991-1994, she served as Director of the hospital’s Pain Management Program. 

The following year, she moved to England and worked as a staff acupuncturist at St. John’s Cancer Center. In 1996, Dr. Peng moved to the United States and worked as Clinical Supervisor at the International Institute of Chinese Medicine in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Following her certification with the NCCAOM Medical Examiners and her license from the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners, she relocated to Houston, where she continues to practice to this day.

As for her professional affiliations, she is a member of the American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine & the Texas Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine and a key component of Traditional Oriental Medicine in which thin needles are inserted into the body and in some cases, electro-stimulation is applied to gently stimulate and exercise weakened muscles. The practice is also used to maintain general health. Acupuncturists treat a variety of physical and psychological issues like internal medicine hypertension or anxiety. 

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