Could the Answer Be in Your Ear?
- Posted on: Jan 11 2018
Did you know there are dozens of Acupuncture points on and around your ears that can treat virtually every aspect of your health? The Ear is considered a Microsystem, meaning it is a smaller part of the body that can be used to treat the entire body. Ear or “Auricular” Acupuncture really took off in the 1950’s when a French Doctor, Dr. Nogier discovered that within the ear there is a map of the human body.
An Impressive List of Users:
The People’s Republic of China’s Military used Auricular Acupuncture in the 1950’s and the U.S Army uses it for what they refer to as “Battle Field” Acupuncture. It is also used extensively for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Yale Medical School Department of Psychiatry uses ear Acupuncture to treat substance abuse. The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association trains acupuncturists to use ear Acupuncture to Detox those afflicted with substance abuse to help reduce craving and withdrawal symptoms. Ear points are used by Acupuncturists all around the world to enhance their treatments.
Can it Help You?
Below is a sample list of Points on the Ear:
-Low, Mid, and Upper Back Pain
-Hip, Hip joints
-Hunger (reduced cravings)
Do you see something above that may help you? There are many more points than listed. Ear Acupuncture is used by major organizations around the world. Give us a call today to discuss if it may be a good option to help you with your health concerns.
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