Posted by Anne Hermann on Wed, Feb 29, 2012 @ 06:43 PM
Laura Bertoncini, DOM
Do you want to slow down the signs of aging? Acupuncture facelift is a non-surgical, relative pain-free anti-aging procedure that effectively reduces the signs of aging. Recently Dr. Oz featured the acupuncture facelift. The acupuncture facelift will make you look and feel younger. The rich and famous are using acupuncture facelift as an anti-aging protocol. It is the perfect solution for anyone concerned about surgery, scaring, incisions that causes swelling and down time for healing.
Research shows: The 1996 International Journal of Clinical Acupuncture revealed the results of an eight-year study on the facial acupuncture. They conducted 300 case studies having just one course of treatment, 90% saw a marked improvement in elasticity, a reduction of fine lines and a smoother complexion.
Acupuncture facelift has been around for thousands of years. However, only recently has this method reached the general public. Thousands of years ago the royal families in China used acupuncture. They received regular facial massages in certain acupuncture points. The results were increased dramatically when acupuncture needles were used instead of massage.
How does the Acupuncture facelift work? First, you complete an intake on medical information. Our questions are more detailed than your traditional western doctor. We ask ten questions regarding lifestyle, digestion, sleep, bowel movements and more. Next, we perform a physical and mental balancing treatment on the back known in TCM as the
back shu treatment which puts the body in homeostasis or balance. This balance will help the body accept the front treatment. Afterward, we turn you to the spine position and insert
approximately 25 fine, hair thin needles to specific points on the face. The needles gently stimulate andactivate the energy flow along the pathways to generate and circulate blood and restore collagen. This has the effect of nourishing, hydrating, toning and diminishing the appearance of wrinkles. The doctor adds an electrical stimulation machine to energize certain acupuncture points. Finally, the doctor uses another modality to the face called cupping. Cupping uses small plastic cups that help promote blood and circulation to the face. We usually perform additional points to help enhance treatment and wellness. The result is a firmer, healthier and more
Laura Bertoncini, DOM, practices in the holistic medical office of Anne Hermann, MD in Tampa, FL. To schedule an appointment, please call (813) 902-9559.