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TCM Auricular Therapy

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Auricular therapy is an ancient therapy and healing technique that was founded and has roots in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), and was a forgotten art until recently. In 1950s, it was re-discovered and further studied and expanded upon by Paul Nogier in France.

Auricular therapy is very well known and has a long history of use in China – in fact, it was also mentioned as the most famous of ancient Chinese medical books as “The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine”.

In today's modern science and medicine, it has been shown to stimulate the release of endorphins, our body’s own feel-good chemicals, which is good for stress management and relaxation.

the ear as a representative microsystem

The approach of TCM auricular therapy sees and treats our individual ears as microsystems that represents our entire human body similar to foot reflexology.

Auricular therapy can be used to treat different parts of the human body by

  1. stimulating and
  2. treating the corresponding auricular points in the ear

what are the common treated conditions for auricular tcm?

The most commonly treated conditions using auricular therapy are generally

  • addictions
  • mood disorders
  • weight loss / weight gain
  • pain management
  • orthopedic and musculoskeletal issues

holistic and natural

The good thing about auricular TCM is that it takes a

  • holistic
  • natural

approach to health, healing and medicine, treating patients as an entire whole individual, and not "just" their condition or injuries.

The acupuncture and acupressure points found on the ear helps to regulate the body’s internal organs, structures as well as their functions.

how is auricular therapy tcm done in a typical setting?

Auricular therapy is usually added / incorporated into a regular TCM session with us, which will include

  • in-depth assessment
  • TCM therapeutic applications and modalities

Our TCM physician may also choose a few different acupuncture and acupressure points on your ear to help synergistically stimulate healing using special ear seeds and tacks specificly for auricular therapy.

ear seeding and tacking auricular tcm

These are mainly small seeds from the Vaccaria plant, and after identifying the core issues that's bothering our patients, the TCM physician will apply these auricular ear seeds on very specific points on the ear to provide constant pressure and stimulation.

It will be stuck on with a small piece of adhesive tape.

ongoing treatment & stimulation for days

The good thing about auricular therapy is that the ear seeds and tacks can be left in and on the ear for a couple of days or even up to a week with good hygience (of course, this depends entirely on our TCM physician's advice).

What this means is that you can enjoy the ongoing healing stimulation from auricular therapy for days and days.

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Patients who sustained injuries to their elbows, forearms, hands, wrists (sprains and fractures) and fingers, usually will benefit / require Hand Therapy to

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It also prevents muscles from scar tissue micro-tears (and potential ruptures), and increases muscle performance. Having regular deep tissue and sports massage will keep your muscles healthy and fit with body/movement-confidence.

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