Ear acupuncture is based on the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine. This medical system emphasizes a holistic approach to medicine, an approach that treats the whole person.
How does ear acupuncture work?
This treatment helps a holistic approach to medicine and human being. The acupuncture points found on the ear help to regulate the body’s internal organs, structures, and functions. Ear acupuncture is combined with a regular acupuncture treatment. The acupuncturist may select a few ear acupuncture points based on patients condition. Ear acupuncture points may be stimulated for a longer period of time by using ear seeds or ear tacks and leave a few days.
What are ear seeds and ear tacks?
Ear acupuncture points may be stimulated for a longer period of time by using ear seeds or ear tacks. Ear seeds are small seeds from the Vaccaria plant. These seeds are held in place on the ear with a small piece of adhesive tape. Ear seeds may be left in the ear for a few days or up to two weeks. Ear tacks are very small needles with an adhesive backing. Ear tacks are inserted into the ear and left in the ear for a few days or up to one week.
Specializing in treating the following conditions with Ear Acupuncture Therapy:
The therapy is widely used for many conditions, including addiction treatment, mood disorders, obesity, pain, and other conditions.
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