Helen Ly, MD
Dr. Helen Ly is a board-certified neurologist and medical acupuncturist specializing in blending Western medical approaches with Eastern principles of healing and wellness. She graduated magna cum laude with a major in Neuroscience at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Ly attended medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and completed her residency and fellowship training in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN.
Dr. Ly is a fourth-generation acupuncturist and practices alongside her family at Dr. Ly Natural Health at 515 North Highland in East Memphis. In 2021, Dr. Ly founded Brain Body Balance TMS where she offers transcranial magnetic stimulation, a non-invasive cutting-edge brain therapy to help neurobehavioral disorders such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, cognitive dysfunction, post-concussion recovery and chronic pain.
Amy Ly, MD
Dr. Amy Ly is a board certified neurologist and medical acupuncturist. She was influenced at an early age by her family. Her maternal family consist of Allopathic physicians and academics while her paternal family had several generations of Chinese Medicine doctors. Seeing the strengths of both discipline, she was convinced the future of healthcare could be enhanced with the integration of Eastern and Western medicine.
Dr. Amy Ly attained her bachelor’s degree magna cum laude in neuroscience from Vanderbilt University. Her interest in pain management lead her to join her sister, Dr. Helen Ly, at Children’s Hospital Boston studying the effects of electroacupuncture on neuropathic pain. Subsequently, she investigated the effects of acupuncture on irritable bowel syndrome at Harvard Medical School’s Osher Center for Integrative Medicine Institute.
She attained her medical degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. As a medical student, she travelled abroad and completed a fellowship in acupuncture and Chinese medicine at Tsing-Hua University in Beijing, China. She completed her residency training in neurology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. During this time, she presented a seminal grand rounds lecture on Chinese Medicine and acupuncture to her department. Dr. Amy Ly’s passion for integrating Eastern and Western medicine has led her to join forces with her sister in starting Integrative Health Associates where patients with neurological conditions can be treated with an integrated, multidisciplinary approach.
Yichen Sun, PT, DPT, ATC, CES
Dr. Yichen Sun received her BA in Athletic Training at Wichita State University, where she developed a lifelong passion in helping people who suffer any kinds of injuries. Following her undergraduate education, Yichen worked as a Certified Athletic Trainer at University of Memphis for 3 years, where she helped a great number of athletes to thrive through movement and exercise and treated and prevented injuries. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from the University of Tennessee Health and Science Center. She specializes in manual therapy, chronic pain, LSVT, and sport rehabilitation. She is also advanced trained as Corrective Exercises Specialist. Understanding her patient’s injury or condition, providing individualized, hands-on treatment, and getting people back to their daily routines are what Yichen enjoys most about her job.