Self-Care After An Acupuncture Session...

Oct 30, 2015 by

If you are looking at treatment centers for drug and alcohol addiction recovery, you may find more than a few offering acupuncture treatments. Acupuncture, especially a specific five-point protocol involving the ear, has become a common complementary treatment alongside more conventional treatments for addiction. Yale University reports that the treatment can give the patient a mental and emotional buffer against the desire to use the drug or drink of choice, which then lets the patient put other coping strategies to work. However, the sessions involve more than you just sitting around with needles stuck in you. Proper post-acupuncture care is essential. It doesn’t take much effort, and it helps preserve the effects of the acupuncture. Don’t Drive Acupuncture has a relaxing effect that can help patients detach from the urges to reach for a...

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