A New Form of Auricular Acupuncture in Colorado Springs
If You Don’t Like Needles Then You Must Read This
Auricular acupuncture is a subset of acupuncture that treats the area of the ear. That’s right, you heard correctly. The treatment is done through the ear. There are only a few practitioners and clinics that perform auricular acupuncture in Colorado Springs. Thrive Health Systems happens to one of those places; however we practice a different form of auricular acupuncture called simply auricular therapy.
The biggest difference between auricular acupuncture and auricular therapy is that auricular acupuncture uses needles and auricular therapy uses a stylus that emits micro-electric current that most patients don’t even feel. Like auricular acupuncture, auricular therapy focuses on the area of the ear.
For thousands of years acupuncture has been used to treat various types of illness from gall stones to migraines and has even been used to treat substance abuse.
The reason acupuncture works is because it stimulates nerve pathways in the body called meridians and therefore affects the body’s central circuitry.
For many, despite the benefits, the thought of needles sends chills running up their spine. Needles are terrifying for some but the truth remains—such pathways exist and the therapeutic benefit can be astounding.
Auricular therapy is very similar to acupuncture in that it stimulates nerve pathways in the body organ systems, brain and nervous system but it does so without the use of needles and it is done through the ear.
In the 1950’s a neurologist by the name of Dr. Paul Nogier discovered that there is a neurological map of your brain body and organ systems on the auricle of your ear that could assist in the diagnosis and treatment of over 350 ailments.
The neurology is complicated but the treatment is not. In fact many of our patients have been impressed that the treatment is only 10 minutes whereas the average auricular acupuncture appointment can take up to an hour or more.
The trained practitioner simply locates disruptions in the brain, body, and organ systems via the use of an electrode which can tell if certain body functions are under performing.
Once the low functioning areas are located treatment can begin.
If you are interested in learning more about auricular therapy, schedule a free consultation to find out if you’re a candidate.
Doctor's Note: Auricular therapy should not take the place of acute orthodox medical care in life threatening situations.
Differences between auricular acupuncture and auricular thearpy
Auricular Therapy doesn't does not:
Risk of HIV, hepititis, or infection
Require a lot of time
Auricular Therapy Does:
Detox the body
Treats addictions & substance abuse
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