Manhattan, New York
265 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10016
(212) 661-5656

Chiropractor Certifies to Provide Auriculotherapy for Mental Health and Back Pain May 7, 2018

Manhattan, New York City, NY
Chiropractor Certifies to Provide Auriculotherapy for Mental Health and Back Pain, Manhattan, New York

A chiropractor seeking to expand the populations of patients who benefit from natural healing may add auriculotherapy as a modality. In support of the chiropractic adjustment it has been shown to improve a patient’s state of well-being or even be used in the treatment of low back pain.

The principle of auriculotherapy is based on the fact that a point or a zone on the ear corresponds to an organ or a system. In fact, the entire anatomy of the body can be mapped neurologically on the ear. In 1956, Dr. Paul Nogier discovered the treatment of disease based on a mechanism of neurological reflexes. Today, microcurrent stimulators are commonly used in a safe and simple approach to testing and resetting specific disturbed neurological frequencies.  

Auriculotherapy, or what was once called Auriculomedicine, is not acupuncture or ear acupuncture.  It does not use needling techniques nor does it involve meridians or energy channels.  Auriculotherapy is taught in medical schools as mainstream clinical neurology.

Although more than 300 named conditions have been shown to benefit from auriculotherapy, including musculoskeletal complaints, Dr. Michael Magwood has studied auriculotherapy as it relates to Research associated with the American College of Addictionlology & Compulsive Disorders. His passion in prenatal chiropractic has also led to the care of many sufferers of postpartum depression as well.

Drs. Kenneth Blum, Jay Holder, and others published research in 2000 in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, modeling the effect of genetically compromised dopamine receptors in the diagnosis and treatment of addictive and compulsive behaviors.

Dr. Magwood has embraced ongoing research following a 2001 study in the Journal of Molecular Psychiatry which further confirms the benefits of chiropractic (specifically the Torque Release Technique) and auriculotherapy as part of the successful treatment of patients suffering from addiction and compulsive behavior.

Helping those with the increasingly prevalent challenges of mental health including those on the autism spectrum, and those with ADHD, learning disorders and more are Dr. Magwood’s passion.  Additionally the five addictions to work, food, sex, gambling and drugs require more attention from the chiropractic profession.  

 

For more information, call the Pure Balance centers at (212)661-5656 in the Murray Hill neighborhood in Midtown Manhattan or (973)773-8244 in Clifton, New Jersey.

This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek professional advice from your physician or other qualified health provider if you have any questions about a medical condition.

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from Pure Balance
Pathways Connect Moms' Gathering in Clifton, NJ, Manhattan, New York
September 20, 2019 12:00PM - September 20, 2019 2:00PM
Our social well-being is a fundamental part of our measurable health. Many moms and mothers-to-be yearn for an outlet to connect with other moms. They report that they seek support f...read more
Add to Calendar
How Does the Webster Technique Address a Breech Baby?, Manhattan, New York
If you’re pregnant and your baby is breech, your doctor may recommend you visit a maternity chiropractor. Breech babies make up roughly 3-4% of pregnancies. This ...read more
How Do Chiropractic Adjustments During Pregnancy Work?, Manhattan, New York
Pregnancy is a beautiful time in a woman’s life, but it can often come with a lot of discomfort. A prenatal chiropractor can help reduce pain and improve the body’s movements. B...read more
How Chiropractic Care Affects Fertility, Manhattan, New York
Chiropractic care is a nonsurgical, safe, and effective approach to wellness. This care improves the body’s nervous system, supports healthy spinal alignment, alleviates pa...read more
4 FAQ About Infantile Colic, Manhattan, New York
It’s common for babies to cry as a way to express themselves. Excessive crying and irritation, however, could be a sign of colic, which is just as upsetting for parents as it is for ...read more