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Battlefield Acupuncture

Richard Niemtzow, an Air Force colonel and medical doctor, developed the ear acupuncture procedure which is said to relieve "even unbearable pain for days at a time“

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What is BAttelField acupuncture

A specific sequence of five ear points for rapid pain relief, is the most popular and ‘‘go-to therapy’’ utilized by military medical acupuncturists around the globe-.’

‘The management of acute and chronic pain is one of the most difficult challenges confronting medicine today. Drug therapies used to counter pain can be complicated by dangerous side effects, overdose, and addiction. In fact, some emergency rooms avoid prescribing opioids for chronic pain as a means of mitigating the risk of becoming a ‘‘gateway’’ to opioid addiction.’-


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