Xiaona yang, M.D (China), Dipl.OM, M.S, has over 13 years acupuncture, Chinese herbs and western medicine clinical experience in China. She graduated with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM ) from a 5-year medical program at HeBei college of TCM . after graduation she continued 3 years medical program in dermatology at HuBei university of TCM where she get M.D. in Western medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine, Dr. Yang was an attending physician in a Hospital, TianJin, China, where she has practiced for 13 years before practicing in the US.
Dermatology has a unique character that doctors usually just use their eyes to get diagnosis, Dr. Yang has accumulated much clinic experience during practicing in China.
Dr. Yang has distinguished experience in treating clinical conditions including but no limited to: dermatology (Acne, Atopic Dermatitis Eczema Psoriasis, Vitiligo, Rosacea, Alopecia, immune disorders, Scleroderma, Dermatomyositis, Pemphigus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus), anxiety, insomnia, headaches, fatigue, women’s diseases, asthma, pain management, ect.
Acupuncture is a method of encouraging the body to promote natural healing and improve function. This is done by inserting sterilized, stainless-steel needles (that are as fine as a human hair) into specific points located near or on the surface of the skin which have the ability to alter various biochemical and physiological conditions in order to treat a wide variety of illnesses.
What is the Chinese Herbs?
A Chinese Herbal formula has as many as 20 different herbs. The herbs are selected to work synergistically to treat the whole person. In Chinese medicine, due to our diagnostic system, we are able to assess a persons whole constitution (the health of their whole body) and treat the root (or cause) of a health concern along with a branch (or the symptoms) of a health concern. It is in this way that we are able to treat a person’s whole body and mind, rather than just a symptom.
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Safety of Chinese Herbs
One of the most appealing qualities of Chinese Herbal Medicine is the low risk of adverse reaction or side effects. Herbal medicine uses all the constituents of the plant, including the cellulose. The herb is completely balanced, and therefore has minimal side effects.
The most commonly reported adverse reaction is minor gastrointestinal upset. Modifying the herbal formula or adding herbs to strengthen the digestive system can remedy this. If you do notice any side effects, please stop taking your herbs and consult your herbalist right away.
Cupping is a technique in which a glass cup or bamboo jar is suctioned onto the body and allowed to sit for about 10 minutes. Cupping stimulates the flow of blood, lymph, and Qi to the affected area; relieves swelling; and greatly enhances an acupuncture or electroacupuncture treatment. Its uses include relieving muscle pain, especially back pain from stiffness or injury; and clearing congestion in the chest, which can occur with common colds and influenza.
Each cupping session lasts approximately 10 to 15 minutes and it can be repeated, For sprain and contusion (Torticollis or wry neck ) , cupping have fast relief .
Desiree Potter had acupuncture and cupping for a crick in her neck. She tells Acufinder: “I must have slept wrong. When I woke up I couldn’t turn my neck. I went to see an acupuncturist who used cupping. By the end of the treatment I could move my neck again, and after one more appointment, the pain was completely gone and I had full range of motion.”
Potter says that cupping has a sensation all its own. “It kind of feels like the opposite of a massage because your skin and muscles are being sucked up instead of pushed down,” she says. “But it felt great and was very relaxing.”
In ancient China, medical therapy was often classified as either “external” or “internal” treatment.. Tui na was one of the external methods, thought to be especially suitable for the elderly population and infants ,Tui-Na attempt to stimulate the body’s defensive chi (Wei Qi) and get the energy moving in the meridians and the muscles. Techniques may be gentle or quite firm. it is claimed to aid in the treatment of both acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions, as well as many non-musculoskeletal conditions.