Auricular Acupuncture, also known as “ear acupuncture” is a very common technique that is used to stimulate specific points of the ear. This approach was mainly used in China but since the 1980s, auricular acupuncture has become more popular all over the world. Traditional acupuncture uses hair thin needles to stimulate different points all over the body. Ear acupuncture exclusively focuses on the ears.
Stimulating specific points of the ear with hair thin needles is used to treat allergies, arthritis, anxiety, chronic pain, constipation, depression, trauma, migraines, insomnia, headaches, low back pain, irritable bowel syndrome and fibromyalgia. In general, auricular acupuncture is a treatment that has helped patients with various health problems.
Did you know that there are over 200 acupuncture points in the ear? Ear acupuncture can also be done with heat, finger pressure, electricity and lasers. Dr. Ye specializes in auricular acupuncture (ear acupuncture) and is committed to providing the best quality Auricular Acupuncture to all patients in Arlington Heights and the Chicago suburbs. Dr. Ye also specializes in Five-Element acupuncture, Japanese style acupuncture, Traditional Chinese style acupuncture, Cupping, Electroacupuncture, Gua Sha, Tui Na and Moxibustion.