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Is Acupuncture the Real Fountain of Youth?

https://www.elephantjournal.com/2017/09/acupuncture-the-real-fountain-of-youth/

In addition to pain relief, acupuncture has many benefits. Here are seven ways in which acupuncture can make you feel and look…

Facial Acupuncture for Acne, Age Spots or Melasma

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As we age our skin goes through many changes. Some of these changes have to do with fluctuations in our hormones, which can cause acne or dark spots or patches (melasma). For many women in their forties and fifties, adult acne can appear along with winkles, causing a double whammy! Even if you did not have acne as a teen, the surge of estrogen which occurs right before menopause or t…

Questions to ask before choosing a Facial Acupuncture Class

Facial acupuncture classes…lots of folks are offering them these days. The cost for typical 2-3 day class can be substantial. Before you enroll, here are a few things to consider:

Is the instructor certified by the American Acupuncture Council? If AAC is your insurance company, you must be trained by an AAC certified instructor for coverage. You can contact AAC for the most current list.

At home Micro-Needling Devices Versus in Office Treatments

By Michelle Gellis LAc MAc DiplAc. Licensed Acupuncturist

Nationally Accredited Facial Acupuncture Instructor

President, Acuhealing LLC-Aculift Derma Roller™

 

Collagen induction therapy via the use of micro-needling devices has become more popular over the few years. Traditionally, wounding the skin – by chemical peel or laser- has been the only way to jump start…

Acupuncture Treatment for Facial Pain and Paralysis

Acupuncture Treatment for Facial Pain and Paralysis
By Michelle Gellis LAcMAcDiplAc
This article addresses acupuncture treatment for facial pain and paralysis which are common conditions which can be difficult to treat with western medicine.  As a practitioner and instructor of facial acupuncture I frequently get calls from individuals seeking help for various medical conditions affecting t…

7 ways Acupuncture can reverse aging

By Michelle Gellis LAcMAcDiplAc

We tend to think of Acupuncture as something that can help with aches and pains. But what most people don’t know is that Acupuncture can make you look and feel younger! Regular acupuncture treatment can make you feel more energetic and youthful, AND it can actually reduce the signs of aging

1) Stress Reduction

We all are exposed to stressful situations…

Facial Cupping to rejuvenate your skin.

During the summer Olympics we witnessed a preponderance of athletes such as Michael Phelps receiving cupping to relieve sore muscles. Since then I have received a multitude of calls about cupping. When used to relieve pain, cupping and gua sha can be very beneficial for releasing tension in muscles and fascia. Facial cupping is a highly specialized technique, which can be employed to assist…

Why Clearing Blocks Can Improve Your Cosmetic Acupuncture Treatments

By Michelle Gellis LAc MAc DiplAc
As a Five Element acupuncturist who teaches facial acupuncture classes nationally, I was surprised to learn that one of the basic principles I was taught in school is unfamiliar to most acupuncturists. Rooted in Five Element Theory, the practice of clearing blocks before initiating treatment is at the core of my facial acupuncture classes. A block is defined as…

Cosmetic Acupuncture as an alternative to Botox® Injections

Cosmetic Acupuncture as an alternative to Botox®

Michelle Gellis, LAc MAc DiplAc

In recent times Botox has been used to treat a myriad of conditions. From wrinkles to headaches, overactive bladder to overactive sweat glands, the medical community has been finding new and innovative uses for Botox®.  Acupuncture has been used for over 3,000 years to treat many physical and cosmetic…

Acupuncture Treats Moody Skin

Acupuncture Facial Rejuvenation

We all know how those sagging jowls, fine lines, eye bags and lackluster skin can affect our psyche.  But according to ancient Chinese wisdom the opposite is also true. The emotions that we express each day will over time become permanently imprinted on our face.  For example, the habitual expression of worry and anger bring the brows together causing the “11’s” (deep furrows between…

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