Seeks alternative medicine treatment utilizing combinations of acupuncture, Chinese-style osteopathy, TuiNa massage, and herbal remedies. Dr. Xiao, founder/leading OMD of GWCM, practices non-surgical holistic treatments to provide fast pain relief & enhance the body’s natural ability to heal & maintain itself. Dr. Xiao uses non-invasive diagnoses (meridians, trigger points, tongue reading and pulse pattern recognition) and holistic treatments for tough-to-diagnose problems and tough-to-manage symptoms, including cause-unknown pains, hearing/eyesight impairment triggered by neck constraints or head injury, cause-unknown infertility, IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease). Specialize in treating: diabetes, eyesight, tinnitis, fibromyalgia, chronic pain, body aches and strains, digestion issues, rejuvenation (facial, mind, and body), sleep disorders, chronic fatigue, insomnia, depression, anxiety, grief management, IBS, Bell’s Palsy, neuralgia, post cancer/radiation/chemotherapy treatment, dizziness, hives, acne/skin conditions, tremors, etc.
What We Treat
The burning of moxa is believed to expel cold and warm the meridians, which leads to smoother flow of blood and qi. Treatments range from half an hour to one hour.
Known as Ba Guan, It helps draw out and eliminate pathogenic factors such as wind, cold, damp and heat. Cupping also moves Qi and Blood and opens the pores of the skin, thus precipitating the removal of pathogens. Treatments generally take 10 to 15 minutes and are followed by a herbal wine remedy and high infrared therapy.
• Bleeding and moving cupping are offered as needed.
TuiNa is a medical procedure for treating wellness that is often referred to as Chinese Medical Massage. A combination of massage, acupressure and other forms of muscles or nerves to remove blockages that prevent the free flow of qi. Treatments generally take 30 minutes to 1 hour.
A Combination of Chinese Osteopathic, and Deep Trigger Point Work. Designed to help release muscles, lengthen tendons, and bring balance to the body system.
Reflexology is a therapeutic method of relieving pain by stimulating predefined pressure points on the feet and hands and can relieve symptoms of stress, injury, and illness. Treatments generally take 30 minutes to 1 hour.
Acupuncture is a technique in which practitioners stimulate specific points on the body—most often by inserting thin needles through the skin. Treatment generally take 45 minutes to one hour.
Known as Gua Sha, strokes made with a blunt object removes blood stagnation, promoting normal circulation and metabolic processes. The patient experiences immediate relief from pain, stiffness, fever, cough, and other issues. Treatments take about 15 minutes
stone is a type of therapeutic geo-magnetic stone that lines our treatment room beds to aid in heating and balancing the bodies energy
Infrared light therapy has healing benefits much like natural sunlight without any dangerous solar radiation effects. This lighting dilates and expands blood vessels which can increase overall blood circulation, lymph drainage of toxins, energy in cells and promote healing. Treatment is in combination with acupuncture, cupping, electrical stimulation, or moxibustion.
Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) uses low-level lasers or light-emitting diodes to enhance cellular function. LLLT improves tissue repair, reduces pain and inflammation wherever the beam is applied. Treatments take about 4 – 6 minutes and should be applied two or more times a week.
Electrical stimulation uses an electrical current to simulate muscles. By passively activating the muscle the unit can send electrical impulses through the skin to underlying nerves, stimulating the contraction and relaxation of the muscle in a rhythm similar to daily exercise. Can be used for two primary functions; strength training and muscle tone or pain control. Treatments generally last 30 minutes.
– Ultrasound vibration causes an increase in the extensibility of structures such as ligaments, tendons, scar tissue and fibrous joint capsules while the heat generated helps to reduce pain and muscle spasms. Treatments generally last 10 to 15 minutes
Chinese herbs are boiled for 20 – 40 minutes, the dregs are strained out and the “tea” is taken warm or at room temperature. Boiling times are averaged according to the composition of the formula. Flower and leaf will yield medicine in 5 -20 minutes. Roots take 20 to 40 minutes; Shells and minerals must cook for at least one hour. A few herbs, like mint or tangerine peel, must be quick-boiled for only 1-5
Ancient formulas were often prepared as pills made from milled herbs bound with water, honey, ginger juice, or other substances. Therapeutic dosages of handful of pills, taken two or three times a day.
– This extra concentrated concoction of herbs is designed as a very strong topical analgesic. After fermenting for 4 – 6 months, the mixture is complete. The intense properties of the herbs are escalated and enhanced to help relieve pain, and ease discomfort in areas suffering from acute and chronic conditions.
Facial Spa – Our facial spa includes a deep cleansing, exfoliating, hydrating steam to open up your pores, facial massage with natural cream, relaxing shoulder and neck massage, extraction as needed before nourishing mask, and last but not least, toner and moisturizer to finish. Facial spa along with facial rejuvenation acupuncture will have better results in anti-aging. Treatments take from 30 to 1 hour and 30 minutes