Auricular therapy as a treatment for pain is a method of healing by stimulating different acupressure points on the surface of the outer ear.
Auriculotherapy, also known as auricular therapy or ear acupuncture, is a technique which had its origin in Lyon, France. Auricular therapy incorporates the fundamentals of modern medical science based on neurophysiology and neurology, and concepts of traditional acupuncture.
Auricular therapy is based on the idea that the entire body is represented on the auricle – meaning the outer portion of the ear and so the entire body can be effectively treated by applying stimulation on the surface of the ear. Each area of the ear, according to auricular therapy, is related to a different anatomical portion of the body.
In auricular acupuncture, the ear is seen as a micro system of the body. Auricular therapists believe that there are over 200 points on the ear that…
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