I worked with two acupuncturist before surgery. Janney Li, who was Chinese trained, and Cali Gaston, a five element trained practitioner.
I did intensive work with Janney Li to see what could be resolved before committing to surgery.
Cali Gaston did more of an energetic balancing act for me pre and post surgery.
Working with my acupuncturist, Cali Gaston, before surgery, she came up with this rationale: