Acupuncture At Winslow Facial Plastics
What is Acupuncture/Traditional Chinese Medicine
Constitutional Facial Acupuncture is a safe, painless and effective treatment for renewing your face as well as your whole body. Fine lines may be entirely erased, deeper lines reduced and bags around neck and eyes firmed. With this type of treatment you should look and feel 5 to 15 years younger!
Fine needles are placed at a variety of acupuncture points on your face, neck and around the eyes to stimulate your body's natural energies, or Qi. Since muscle groups are addressed your face lifts itself through your muscles' toning and tightening action. The needles also stimulate collagen production, increase blood and chi flow which improves your facial color, vitality, and texture.
- Helps reduce bags, sagging tendencies, drooping eyelids and a double chin
- Helps eliminate fine lines and diminish larger wrinkles
- Improves metabolism, skin quality and facial color
- Tightens pores and brightens eyes
- Increases local blood an lymph circulation
- Tones facial muscles to lift and hold
- Reduces stress and promotes total health and well-being
- Improves acne (caused by hormonal imbalance)
Constitutional (whole being – body, mind and spirit):
- Helps menopause, perimenopause, PMS and other GYN issues
- Helps sinus congestion and headaches
- Improves hyper and hypothyroidism
- Reduces symptoms of toothache, TMJ, trigeminal neuralgia, and Bell's palsy
- Helps headaches (except severe migraines)
- Lightens and softens old surgical and injury scars
- Helps to eliminate edema and puffiness
- Benefits eyes, ears and brain
- Can help insomnia and dizziness
- Helps depression and aids self-esteem
- Lessens aches and pains common with the aging process
What clinical problems can be treated by Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine?
- Nervous and Muscular Disorders:
- Headache, Migraine, facial paralysis and pain, post stroke, Neuropathy, trauma, Arthritis, Sciatica, lower back pain, Osteoarthritis, irritable bladder, and bed-wetting.
- Respiratory Disorders:
- Bronchitis, asthma, common cold, cough, hay fever, and Emphysema.
- Cardiovascular Disorders;
- Thrombophlebitis, Deep vein thrombosis, Cardiac insufficiency, Ischemic heart disease, rest pain, paresthesia, Raynaud’s phenomenon.
- Gastrointestinal Disorders:
- Stomach pain, Peptic Ulcers, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, constipation, and diarrhea.
- Gynecologic Disorders:
- Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS), dysmenorrheal, irregular menstruation, Infertility, Menopause, morning sickness, threaten miscarriage, and post partum syndrome.
- Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders:
- Toothache, pain after tooth extraction, earaches, sinusitis, nasal congestion.
- Chemical Dependency:
- Smoking, alcohol, and substance abuse
L.Ac., Dipl. Ac. & CHM, OM (NCCAOM)
Dr. Xiao began her training and practice in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as early as 1974 with a private TCM practitioner in China. In 1982, she received her medical degree from Hunan TCM University, one of the highest recognized TCM institutes in China. After graduation, she continued her medical training and practice in both Western and Chinese medicine at The First Affiliated Hospital of Hunan TCM University in Changsha, Hunan for two years. From 1983 to 1986 she served as Physician then Attending Physician of Internal Medicine at City of Yiyang TCM Hospital, and was also appointed as Physician-in-Charge for the In-Patient Department in the 200-bed hospital.
Dr. Xiao is specialized in TCM “HuoXieHuaYu” field, which is related to the cardiovascular diseases, tumor, and carcinoma, for about nine years. When she was an attending physician in TCM at the University’s teaching hospital, Dr. Xiao taught medical students for The Theory of TCM and Clinic research in TCM. at Hunan TCM University. She published more than 20 clinic and research papers and won four revered science and technology prizes in China. In 1993 she was promoted to an associate professor in TCM at Hunan TCM University.
In 1995 Dr. Xiao came to the United States to continue her medical research. She was a medical researcher in the fields associated with cardiovascular and immunology, at the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Rheumotology, Oklahoma University, School of Medicine. From 2000 to now, Dr. Xiao continues her medical research in Indiana Cancer Research Institutes in IU Medical Center. She currently holds a faculty position in the Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology section, Indiana University School of Medicine. Also she serves for her patients in town or oversea in China.
As a licensed acupuncturist in the state of Indiana and NCCAOM Diploma in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology, Dr. Xiao is an expert.