For many service members, pain is an accepted consequence of military service. Military personnel injured in theater can experience chronic pain long after their wounds have healed. An injury is not even necessary for pain to develop; joint and muscle pain develops over time from the rigors of carrying heavy packs and equipment day after day.
It’s reported that battlefield acupuncture, offering a safer and more effective alternative to dangerous painkiller drugs for soldiers wins much approval of American soldiers in the past few years. The ancient Chinese healing art of acupuncture has finally found a place in the U. S. Military, even widely recognized all over the world.
What is auricular acupuncture on earth? It is a treatment based on the stimulation of acupuncture points on the auricle. These points were believed to be connected to the meridians and used empirically for certain treatments mainly for pain relief. Auricular therapy is widely used for many conditions, including addiction treatment, mood disorders, obesity, pain, and other conditions.