Sungwoon Shawn Tjen, Acupuncturist


Sungwoon Shawn Tjen

  • Acupuncturist
  • Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars rating(s)
Yes, I am accepting new patients.


Sungwoon (Shawn) is a registered acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists (CTCMA) of British Columbia. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Simon Fraser University and completed a 4-year Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner program at the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine of Vancouver (ICTCMV).
Treatments may include Tuina massage, acupressure, cupping electro-stimulation and ear-seed therapy to give each individual the best opportunities for quick recovery.

Languages spoken

  • English

Treatments & services

  • Acupuncture
  • Cupping therapy
  • Traditional chinese medicine
Facility Information


Backs In Action is a multidisciplinary clinic located in East Vancouver across from the Renfrew Skytrain. Our unique customized programs help our patients on their journey to health and wellness. 
Our team of Chiropractors, Physiotherapists, RMTs, Acupuncturists, Kinesiologists and Counsellors aim to eliminate pain while maximizing your health and physical performance. 
We offer same day appointments, online booking and direct billing to most insurance companies. We accept ICBC, WorkSafe and MSP claims.

Facility services

  • Acupuncture
  • Arthritis treatment
  • Back pain
  • Bracing and splinting
  • Chiropractic adjustments
  • Concussion therapy
  • Cupping therapy
  • Custom Orthotics
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Ergonomics
  • Herniated disk
  • Hot & cold therapy
  • Joint manipulation
  • Joint mobilization
  • Joint pain
  • Laser therapy
  • Leg pain
  • Neck pain
  • Pre/Post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Shoulder pain
  • Skin and wound care
  • Soft tissue therapy
  • Spinal decompression
  • Spinal manipulation
  • Sports massage
  • Temporo-Mandibular joint (TMJ) pain treatment
  • Traditional chinese medicine
  • Vestibular rehabilitation
  • Wellness massage
  • Wrist pain


  • Close to public transit
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair accessible