Category: Acupuncture Courses

Laser and Auricular Acupuncture

| July 25, 2011 | 0 Comments | 258 views
Laser and Auricular Acupuncture

The cold laser has been found useful for conditions treatable through the ear. Since the laser is a form of light therapy, the laser does not pierce the skin, infection and cellulitis issues are essentially moot, and the therapy is painless.

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Injections and Auricular Acupuncture

| July 25, 2011 | 1 Comment | 117 views
Injections and Auricular Acupuncture

Injections are a possible method of ear therapy. Injections involve the administration of various substances into acupuncture points to stimulate the physiological functions of the points through the pharmacological properties of the injected substances.

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Incisions and sutures

| July 25, 2011 | 0 Comments | 97 views
Incisions and sutures

  Incisions are an old Chinese technique whereby small cuts are made into the skin of the ear in order to “activate” the function of the point. This method is sometimes called auricular scratching or cutting therapy. The healing mechanism initiated by the incision is the same mechanism that stimulates the incised point. Sometimes herbal substances are implanted into the cut to confer the therapeutic properties of the herbs. This treatment method falls into the area of surgery. It is too drastic for most patients and conditions and is not legal for most acupuncturists to perform. (Consult the scope of practice that applies to your state.)

  Low used a similar technique involving sutures for the management of withdrawal symptoms. With this technique, catgut, along with nylon thread and a steel bead, was implanted to stimulate the point. This method is somewhat radical and, likewise, would be construed as surgery. Chances of infection are increased with these invasive methods.

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Moxibustion and Auricular Acupuncture

| July 22, 2011 | 0 Comments | 189 views
Moxibustion and Auricular Acupuncture

Moxa provides the powerful therapeutic effects of tonifying the Qi and Yang, removing Cold, and increasing the flow of Qi and Blood in the channels.

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Chinese Acupuncture Video Course Lesson 6 - Needling Methods I

| July 22, 2011 | 0 Comments | 1,860 views
Chinese Acupuncture Video Course Lesson 6 - Needling Methods I

This series introduces the basic knowledge about acupuncture needle, acupuncture practice, posture, needle and needle-line approach, note, exception handling and prevention. Shanghai University of Chinese Medicine catalog production, the Executive Editor Liu Yan, Lu Po-kan, 46-minute film.

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Bleeding , Point and Auricular Acupuncture

| July 22, 2011 | 1 Comment | 385 views
Bleeding , Point and Auricular Acupuncture

Bleeding is an effective ear modality when applied to certain ear points. The therapeutic effects of bleeding are fourfold:

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Chinese Acupuncture Video Course Lesson 5 - Points III

| July 22, 2011 | 0 Comments | 2,247 views
Chinese Acupuncture Video Course Lesson 5 - Points III

Points (I) to (III) This series of three points from the definition of depth, classification and validation points, and methods based on basic knowledge to start, according to Ren, Du, hand-yin

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Chinese Acupuncture Video Course Lesson 4 - Points II

| July 21, 2011 | 0 Comments | 1,507 views
Chinese Acupuncture Video Course Lesson 4 - Points II

Points (I) to (III) This series of three points from the definition of depth, classification and validation points, and methods based on basic knowledge to start, according to Ren, Du

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Electricity in Auricular Acupuncture

| July 21, 2011 | 0 Comments | 304 views
Electricity in Auricular Acupuncture

Electricity is one of the most common methods used in auricular medicine. Many research studies relate to the use of electroacupuncture for the detection and treatment of illness. Many healthcare professionals use electric stimulation for both diagnosis and treatment of the patient. However, I personally do not like using electrical machines for treatment. There are [...]

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Magnets in Auricular Acupuncture

| July 21, 2011 | 0 Comments | 172 views
Magnets in Auricular Acupuncture

Magnets are a modern and effective method of auricular treatment administration (Figure 6.10). They are comfortable to wear, do not pierce the skin, and can be removed at bedtime or as needed due to symptoms such as discomfort.

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