Find an Acupuncturist

Close Search

Herndon, VA: Hon Lee

Fast facts
Practice type: Private
Specialties: Respiratory conditions, musculoskeletal pain, women’s health, stress, and weight loss
Styles: Dr. Tan’s Balance Method, auricular (ear) acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

Why did you become an acupuncturist?
When I was a kid and got the flu, my mother called our family doctor who gave me a shot and some pills. When I didn’t get better, she took me a doctor of Chinese medicine. I hated the taste of the herbal teas he prescribed. But after two days I was amazed when my fever, cough, and sore throat disappeared. Thus began my life-long fascination with Chinese medicine. The more I learned about Chinese medicine (which includes acupuncture, massage, herbal, diet and qigong therapy), the more passionate I became about this ancient art of healing. I view it not only as a profession, but also as a calling—one that I can use in the service of others.

What distinguishes you from other acupuncturists?
I provide all my patients with self-care tools that they can use at home to enhance what I can do for them in the clinic. This includes advice on nutrition and qigong. I’m a certified level one and two instructor and master healer in Spring Forest Qigong, a simple-to-learn yet extremely powerful system of healing. I treat the whole person, the root of a problem, not just the symptom. My goal is to not only restore health but also to keep patients from getting sick in the first place.

What do you enjoy most about your work?
I enjoy the chance to help people. I love to see the smile on patient’s faces as they get stronger, healthier, and pain free.

What is the biggest misconception you hear about acupuncture?
People don’t realize that acupuncture is but one of the five pillars of Chinese medicine. The other four are: massage, herbs, nutrition, and qigong. While acupuncture alone can work wonders, when used in combination with one or more of the other pillars, it becomes even more effective.

How do you stay healthy in your own life?
I practice qigong daily to stay healthy. Of the five pillars of Chinese medicine, qigong is the one that’s most important because it helps balance the body, mind and spirit. That’s why I teach qigong and recommend it to all my patients.

How do you make acupuncture more accessible in your community?
I provide free acupuncture treatment and qigong classes to U.S. military personnel who have been injured in the line of duty. I also contribute 10 percent of my clinic’s annual net income to a charity that benefits wounded warriors. As a combat veteran, I want to give back to the men and women who have sacrificed so much for our country.

Learn more and get in touch
sportsedgeacupuncture.com
tcmdoclee@gmail.com
(571) 306-0533

Visit
1033 Sterling Road, Suite 105, Herndon, VA 20170

Other Nearby Acupuncturists

Glen Allen, VA: Diane Lowry

Fast facts Practice type: Private Specialties: Back pain, general wellness, infertility, musculoskeletal pain, stress Styles: Auricular (ear) acupuncture, herbal therapy, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Why did you become an acupuncturist? In high school, I began searching for a more gentle, holistic medical system to treat my own digestive issues and chronic migraines. I read about […]

More Info

Richmond, VA: Janet L. Borges

Fast facts Practice type: Private Specialties: Anxiety, depression, infertility, musculoskeletal pain, women’s health Styles: Auricular acupuncture (ear), herbal therapy, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Why did you become an acupuncturist? I have been a patient of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) since 1979, and enjoyed a varied career experience before returning to school to study acupuncture and […]

More Info

Richmond, VA: Maegan Hodge

Fast facts Practice type: Private Specialties: Allergies, digestive conditions, headaches / migraines, Lyme disease, women’s health Styles: Chinese classical medicine, herbal therapy, Japanese acupuncture Why did you become an acupuncturist? When I was very young my mother had to tell me that I would not be able to be a dolphin when I grew up. […]

More Info