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About Us

 Director of Health First

Manager of Health First

 - Medical & TCM Doctor in China

 - Manual Osteopathic Therapist

 - Registered Acupuncturist in AB & BC

 - Certified Shockwave Therapist

 - Practice Jiangsuxing united Chinese      and Western Medicine Hospital

 - Practice Jinling Royal TCM Clinic

 - Master's degree in Nanjing

  University of TCM

 - 20 yrs clinical experiences in

  Canada, China and South Korea

 - Hockey Assist Coach

  and Team Doctor

 - Life Guard & Adventure Medic

 - Certified Esthetician

 - Member of International Beauty 

  Laboratory Association 

 - Master's degree of Education 

- Certified Korean Language Teacher

in Seoul National University

- Certified Teacher in South Korea

Dr. Ryder Chung

Olivia Kim

Dr. Ryder CHUNG

   TCMD, RAc, MOT, MSc., OMD


  • Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (includes training in Western medicine and pharmacology, China)

  •  Acupucnture & Herbal Medicine Specialist trained in Jiang Su Hospital of Western & Chinese Medicine

  •  Manual Osteopathic Therapist

  •  Certified Shockwave Therapist 

  •  Director and Practitioner of Health First Clinic in Strathmore, AB

  •  Vice-director of Baiknianjigi(百年知己) Oriental Medicine Clinic, South Korea

  •  Apprenticeship and combined fellowship in Guojia De Ming Yi(National Treasure old TCM doctors of China)  Jiangsu provincial hospital & Nanjing municipal hospital of TCM

  •  Practiced as a TCM doctor at Jinling Royal TCM Clinic, China

  •  Clinical Practicum and Residency for 3 years at JiangSu Provincial Hospital, China

  •  Master's Degree in TCM integrated with Western Medicine from Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (China)

  •  Registered Acupuncturist of AB and BC

  •  Member of CAAA

  •  Member of CTCMA

  •  Member of CMMOTA

  •  Member of Korean medicine Pharmacopuncture Association

  •  Published his thesis and clinic research 'Treating Knee Osteoarthritis with Acupuncture and Moxibustion'

  • Published Case studies about Infertility, Dysmenorrhea, Frozen shoulder, SI joint dysfunction, Pelvic floor pain, Plantar fasciitis, Tension headache, Fibromyalgia

  • The Director and Practitioner of Health First Clinic Strathmore in Canada and Vice-director of Baiknianjigi(百年知己) Oriental Medicine Clinic in South Korea, Dr. Ryder Chung completed 8 years of extensive education and clinical training from China.


  • Dr. Chung effectively treats patients for many conditions such as Chronic fatigue, Neck, Shoulder, Back & Hip Pains, Sports Injury, Concussion, Stress, Headache, Migraine, Insomnia and Depression. His specialty includes Neuro - Musculoskeletal, Gastrointestinal, Gynecological disorders (Osteoarthritis / Tendonitis / Bursitis/ Herniated Disc / Carpal Tunnel / Tennis Elbow / Sports Injury (Concussion, sprain, strain) / Rotator Cuff /  Gastritis / Acid reflux / Chronic Colitis / Indigestion / IBS / Constipation / Menopause / Infertility / Pre & Post natal care / Menstruation disorder / Allergic Sinusitis / Sciatica / Fibromyalgia / Stroke Rehabilitation / Immune Disorder / Tinnitus / Vertigo and so on.)


  • He has practiced for 3 years in the Jiangsu hospital, the biggest hospital in the province, China, which has 10,000 patients visiting per day and over 20 different departments. He has practiced for 3 years in Nanjing municipal hospital of TCM and practiced in Guojidang Clinic, Jinling Royal TCM Clinic(China), Baiknianjigi clinic (South Korea). Currently he has been working at his own clinic, HealthFirst (Canada).

      He brings strong clinical skills and experiences from various different 

      departments (radiology, endocrinology, dermatology, gynecology,

      gastroenterology, neuro-internal medicine, tuina, phrenology and pediatrics).


  • He has also completed the combined fellowship in several “GuoJia De Ming Yi (national treasure old TCM doctors of China)” with various different specializations for many years. In Korea, he conducted comparative studies in traditional Chinese and Korean medicine practices while treating patients with other TCM doctors.


  • He has 20 years clinical experiences in China, Korea and Canada. And he has excellent needling techniques, rich clinical experiences for herbal medicine and his expertise will ensure you a safe, natural, effective, relaxed and pain free treatment without side effect.


  • Dr. Chung has defended and published his Master’s Degree thesis and Clinic research, Treating Knee Osteoarthritis with Acupuncture and Moxibustion.

  • He is Manual Osteopathic Therapist and take holistic approach and assessment, focus on mobilizing, balancing and adjusting bones, joints, muscles, fascia and internal organs with hundreds different gentle manual techniques.

  • He is Certified Shockwave Therapist.


Contact Me

#244 3 Ave Strathmore, AB

T1P 1M4

Tel: 587-365-1100



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