Dr. Yuko Nakamoto Dr.TCM 

Dr. Yuko Nakamoto established the Sea Island Wellness Clinic at the Aberdeen Centre in Richmond B.C. She is a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and a Registered Acupuncturist. Dr. Nakamoto holds a doctorate of Traditional Chinese Medicine from the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine located in Vancouver. She completed five years of academic studies and one thousand hours of practicum and internship at the China University Hospital in Tai Chung, Taiwan. 

Dr. Nakamoto continues studying and updating her knowledge post graduation under the direction of Dr. Beiyu Hu.


Dr. Nakamoto’s areas of expertise are:

  • Gynecology

  • Menopause

  • Pain control

  • High Blood Pressure and dizziness

  • Dietary & Exercise Planning

  • Dermatology issues

Dr. Nakamoto enjoys teaching wellness workshops to the Japanese Community. She has a seventeen year background in teaching both in Japan and Steveston and enjoys sharing her knowledge. Because of Yuko’s background in teaching she has excellent listening skills and spends time getting a good understanding of her patients needs. Dr. Nakamoto focuses on helping her patients to attain a healthy and happy life.

Outside of work Yuko has varied interests in music, needlework arts, animals, physical fitness and a continued interest in learning. 



Acupuncture has been practised for thousands of years as an integral part of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Acupuncture is safe and effective; it can used to help people of all ages, with a wide range of illness.


Dr. Yuko Nakamoto is experienced in treating a wide range of conditions.

Peri-menopausal and menopausal symptoms

      Hot flushes, Palpitation 

Menstrual problems, PMS

Muscular-skeletal problems and pain management

     Lower back pain, Frozen shoulder, Headache, Stomach ache

Support for people with cancer

     After surgical therapy, During chemotherapy or radiotherapy.

Pregnancy and pre-birth treatments

Fertility and IVF

Facial rejuvenation

Mental health, anxiety, depression


Acupuncture can improve the functioning of the immune system, regulate organ function and create an enhanced sense of happiness and well-being.

Cupping  is a type of Chinese massage, consisting of placing several glass "cups" on the body and the placing of vacuum or warm cups on the surface of the skin to relax muscles, reduce inflammation and promote circulation. 

Gua Sha is abrading the skin with pieces of smooth jade, bone, animal tusks or horns or smooth stones; until red spots then bruising cover the area to which it is done. It is believed that this treatment is for almost any ailment including cholera. The red spots and bruising take 3 to 10 days to heal, there is often some soreness in the area that has been treated

  

New Fee Schedule           Effective     January, 2014 

One Hour Treatment               $60.00

Chinese herb                          $4.25-$5.00/day

Initial Treatment                     $70.00

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