Back Pain / Sciatica Auriculotherapy

$25.00

Auriculotherapy points that are believed to correspond to back pain and sciatica related regions of the body.

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Scientific Reviews

Recent scientific studies have shown that ear treatment is a powerful effective way to help alleviate back pain!

  • A 2013 study showed the “group who completed the 4-week auricular point acupressure treatment had a 70% reduction in worst pain intensity, a 75% reduction in overall pain intensity, and a 42% improvement in disability due to back pain from baseline assessment.” -Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2013;2013:196978
  • A 2012 study concluded that “Auricular acupuncture was safe and demonstrated additional benefits when combined with exercise for people with chronic low back pain” -Clin J Pain. 2012 Mar-Apr;28(3):259-67.

What is Auriculotherapy?

Often described as reflexology for the ear, there are hundreds of points on the ear that are believed to represent a microsystem of the whole body, with points for areas both physical and emotional.

The stimulation of these points is known as Auriculotherapy.

Ear seeds stimulate those points naturally and non-invasively.

 

How does it work?

Small black seeds from the vaccaria plant or metal pellets are secured on the ear with a piece of adhesive tape over specific acupressure points. The continuous mild pressure they exert is amplified by stimulating the seed with a few seconds of fingertip massage every few hours.

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