Acupuncture and Facial Rejuvenation is available at Ommmango Wellness.
what is acupuncture?
Acupuncture* is a form of natural, alternative medicine, with it's origins in ancient, traditional Chinese Medicine that is being used increasingly more widely each day throughout the modern world. By the use of needle insertions in specific meridian points, acupuncture catalyzes the body's natural healing processes. The medicine can be use to support all health issues. Acupuncture is an effective treatment many condition, including…
Pain management; backache, knee pain, headaches.
Respiratory conditions; asthma, sinusitis, breathlessness, bronchitis, COPD.
Women’s health; PMS, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, infertility, prenatal, postnatal, postpartum, uterine fibroid, endometriosis, menopause.
Digestive concerns; bloating, IBS, indigestion, constipation, diarrhea. Chronic illness; hypertension, diabetes, autoimmune, thyroid.
Emotional imbalances; stress, anxiety, depression, ADD, ADHD, and other mild mood disorders.
Chronic conditions; hypertension, diabetes, obesity, weight management, autoimmune, hypothyroid, hyperthyroid.
*Gua Sha, Cupping, Moxabustion, Electric Stimulation and Essential Oils are always available for supplemental and therapeutic purposes as needed, during treatment.
As acupuncture needles puncture the skin of the face, they create wounds, which we call "positive micro-trauma." When your body senses these wounds, it goes into repair mode; they stimulate the lymphatic and circular systems so that bright, vibrant, anti-aging cosmetic results occur in the skin and lift the facial structure, without the use of invasive anti-aging techniques. This treatment support facial imbalances as sagging, wrinkles, eye puffiness and dark circles, rosacea, acne. The treatment support overall health while leaving the face with enhance glow and lift.
At Ommmango, this comprehensive treatment includes acupuncture, a facial mask, facial roller, facial cupping and facial Gua Sha.
Many people are curious but unsure if acupuncture is right for them. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions about acupuncture and a few of our favorite articles explaining the practice in more thorough detail…
What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture consists of the stimulation of strategic points near the surface of the body often called "acupoints" through the gentle insertion of thin, disposable sterile needles.
Does Acupuncture hurt?
While many acupuncture patients are initially wary of the claim that acupuncture can be painful many discover that the experience is quite pleasurable and liberating.
What can I expect from a treatment?
Typically, an acupuncturist will begin by taking a complete health history, including numerous questions about your primary health concerns as well as more general health issues. An acupuncturist’s physical exam can include taking vital signs as well as detailed examination of the pulse and tongue, abdominal palpation and facial diagnosis.
When the acupuncturist begins a treatment, they will help you to relax prior to placing you in a comfortable position to insert the needles. After the needles are inserted, you will relax in the treatment room for 15 to 20 minutes. At the end of that duration, the acupuncturist will return to take out the needles.
After the treatment is over, the acupuncturist may prescribe Chinese herbal medicines if they would be helpful to you.
How many needles are inserted during treatment?
Ten to twenty needles may be inserted, although more or less is not uncommon.
How long will it take to resolve my health issues?
Most health problems take more than one treatment to resolve.
Expect to have at least four treatments before reassessment. Many problems may require ten or more treatments before significant benefits accrue.
Along the way though, you should see an overall improvement in your health as your main concern, overall mood and level of energy improves as well.
Do You Accept Health Insurance?
Yes, at Ommmango Wellness, we are happy to accept Health Insurance.
Do you offer any special, discounted rates?
Yes, Ommmango is proud to offer a discounted rate for services to Seniors as well as to Students, under the age of 21, with valid proof of current enrollment in high school or college.
For Additional Information About Acupuncture, We Recommend Reading These Articles:
What is Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture?
Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture or Acupuncture Facelift (Acu-Lift) is a non-surgical method of reducing the signs of aging while simultaneously revitalizing the whole body. Acu-Lift is a holistic technique that will leave you looking younger and feeling energized.
Who would benefit from Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture?
Anyone who is interested in restoring their skin to its youthful glow naturally may consider an Acu-Lift. The procedure is also suited for people concerned about deep set wrinkles, dark circles, drooping eye lids, fine lines, sagging, puffiness, large pores, dry skin and acne. Acu-Lift is geared towards total inner and outer health and beauty, visibly producing results on the face.
What is the course of treatment?
At the minimum, twelve treatments are recommended. Usually results are visible around the seventh treatment, but the full 12-week session is recommended for lasting results. After the full 12 treatments, a maintenance program including less frequent but continued Acu-Lift sessions, self-facial massage, herbs, nutritional supplements, diet and lifestyle counseling are suggested.
What are the effects?
An Acu-Lift Treatment can erase five to fifteen years of damage from the face by improving muscle tone, increasing collagen production, firming skin, and filling out wrinkles. The procedure also enhances metabolism to reduce puffiness, eases tension to improve fine lines and promotes overall improvement of complexion.
Is Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture a new and trendy technique?
No, not necessarily. For thousands of years, the Chinese have known that beauty comes from the inside. Treating the underlying cause of why someone is aging is more efficient in masking the outward symptoms and allowing further decline and dysfunction to continue within the body than just treating it at the surface level.
Does it really make a difference?
Yes! The International Journal of Clinical Acupuncture reported that among 300 people who received facial acupuncture, 90% saw visible results after one treatment. Our experience has received similar results with patients reporting improvement in the appearance of wrinkles and overall complexion.
Why choose Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture over a surgical face-lift?
As an excellent alternative to cosmetic surgery, Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture is far less costly, safe, virtually painless and has no side effects or risk of disfigurement. While Acu-Lift is not a replacement for surgery if one is trying to reshape a nose or chin, it will take years off safely and naturally while improving overall well-being.
Are there any contraindications?
Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture is contraindicated for some pituitary disorders, heart disorders, diabetes mellitus, high blood pressure, individuals who have a pacemaker or who have a problem with bleeding or bruising, or who currently suffer from migraine headaches. Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture should not be done during pregnancy, while one is experiencing a cold or flu, during an allergic attack or during an acute herpes outbreak.
There is a 24 hour cancellation that can be made after you scheduled your appointment.