YANG Yong-quan (1901-1981), a native of Nanhui county of Shanghai, studied with WANG Song-yu, a famous acupuncturist in Pudong area, at the age of seventeen. He returned to his hometown, Zhoupu town, to practice medicine, after he completed his study at the age of twenty. In 1937, he migrated to practice medicine in Shanghai, specialized in acupuncture and also skilful in internal medicine, with famous reputation in the area of Shanghai. After the founding of People’s Republic of China, he was appointed as the director of acupuncture department of Shanghai No. 11 People’s Hospital, director of acupuncture department of Shuguang Hospital, deputy director of acupuncture faculty of Shanghai College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, deputy director of Shanghai Research Institute of Acupuncture and Meridian, and directorial member of Shanghai Association of Acupuncture and Moxibustion. His posthumous work is Zhen Jiu Zhi Yan Lu (Collection of Acupuncture Experience). (Source : Yang Yi-fang, Liu Li-gong. Yang Yong-xuan’s theory on acupuncture. Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science. 2009;7(1):25-8).
YANG YONG-XUAN’S THEORY ON ACUPUNCTURE.YANG YI-FANG.journal of acupuncture and tuina science. 2009;7(1):25-28 (eng).