auricular therapy


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Related to auricular therapy: Auriculotherapy, Auricular Medicine

auricular therapy

Also known as auriculotherapy, this is treatment of the ear to bring about healing in other parts of the body.
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SINGAPORE, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Urbanrehab: Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Specialists, a multi-specialty practice based in Singapore, has just announced the addition of several new services, including Manual Lymphatic Drainage(MLD), Auricular Therapy, and others.
In the study, researchers from the Kyung Hee University in Seoul, South Korea looked at 91 overweight people and found that a form of acupuncture, known as auricular therapy (ear or Auriculotherapy), helped achieve a six percent reduction in body mass index (BMI).
Once completed, even further training can be carried out in Indian Head Massage, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Thermal Auricular Therapy and Sports Massage.
She includes non-traditional modalities like auricular therapy, aromatherapy, reflexology, and the Bach Flower essences.
The NPPO auricular therapy protocol was used to manage and optimize these modifications (17-21).
Also known as thermo auricular therapy, in Hopi ear candling each ear is done at a time and takes just over ten minutes so an entire treatment with consultation and massage will take about an hour.
Auricular therapy for smoking cessation is a technique in which a small stimulus is applied to the nerve endings on the exterior of the ear.
Councillor Hazel Pearson, chairman of governors at Middlesbrough College, was a willing guinea pig when beauty therapy staff and students wanted to try Thermal Auricular Therapy.