“Mei Zen” is literally translated as “beautiful person”. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the state of the physical health, emotions, and spirit is reflected on the skin of the face. You look your best because your internal health is reflected on your face. Cosmetic Acupuncture is an exciting alternative to plastic surgery and potentially unhealthy ‘non-invasive’ techniques, because it not only focuses on the face but on the whole body as well.
Hundreds of clinical studies on the benefits of acupuncture show that it successfully treats conditions ranging from musculoskeletal problems (back pain, neck pain, and others) to nausea, migraine, anxiety, depression, insomnia and infertility.
The initial consultation includes an in-depth health history review, taking the pulse on both arms and inspection of the tongue. Based on the results of this assessment, acupuncture treatment is highly individualized and treatment focus will vary depending on your treatment goals. Subsequent treatments will follow a treatment plan determined by your needs and therapeutic goals.
A frequently asked question by a number of clients is whether or not acupuncture needles hurt?
Naturally, people associate needle pain with their experiences with hypodermic needles. You can fit close to 10 acupuncture needles inside the top of one hypodermic needle. Acupuncture needles are tiny, thin, and flexible - about the size of a cat's whisker. Once the needles are inserted, some patients may experience a mild tingling or a sensation of fullness, along with an increased sense of relaxation. These are all quite normal and suggest that the treatment is working.
Hundreds of clinical studies on the benefits of acupuncture show that it successfully treats conditions ranging from musculoskeletal problems (back pain, neck pain, and others) to nausea, migraine headache, anxiety, depression, insomnia and infertility.
Case-controlled clinical studies have shown that acupuncture has been an effective treatment for the following diseases, symptoms or conditions:
The vast majority of contraindications for acupuncture are relative rather than absolute contraindications, and professional judgement is necessary for areas such as