Quick review of battlefield acupuncture being used in the military for a variety of ailments.
Research finding ear acupuncture and body acupuncture points are effective at helping with common symptoms of alcohol and drug detoxification.
Research shows that acupuncture at a simple point on the foot reduces blood pressure and calms the sympathetic nervous system, as well as improving blood flow to the extremities.
A new report published by the Medical College of Wisconsin notes that acupuncture reduces chemoradiation side effects. The study demonstrated that acupuncture reduced painful swallowing and dry mouth that resulted from chemotherapy and radiation treatment.
Story by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton Subscribe To This Journalist Spc. Brian Smith-DuttonFirst Lt. Robert Blume, the physician assistant for 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), inserts a thin gold needle through a U.S. civilian contractor’s ear during a battlefield acupuncture session on Combat Outpost Champkani, Afghanistan, Jan. 27, … Continue reading Battlefield Acupuncture for those in Military Service
Major attempt to gain recognition of Acupuncturists as health care providers is successful
http://www.press-citizen.com/article/20130204/NEWS01/302040024?source=nletter-top5&nclick_check=1 Stacy Kluck uses the scent a cigarette to decrease Ron Oge’s urge to smoke during an acupuncture clinic Thursday at the Shelter House. / David Scrivner / Iowa City Press-Citizen Written by Alesha L. Crews Iowa City Press-Citizen It can be a bit difficult for people to get their head around exactly how acupuncture … Continue reading The Point of Acupuncture: local acupuncturist starts-up free community style clinics