As with traditional acupuncture, needles are inserted at very specific points on the body. The needles are then attached to a device that delivers continuous electric pulses between two needles so that the impulse can pass from one needle to the other.
Innovative pain management protocol developed by Dr. Niemtzow that involves inserting small needles into the ear that deliver significant pain relief in just a few minutes. The length of the pain-free period varies from minutes, hours, days, weeks, and months depending on the condition.
Corinna McFarlane and Jeff McMackin, owners and practitioners of Blue Mountain Acupuncture Clinic, are currently the only two acupuncturists practicing Battlefield Acupuncture in Canada.
National Acupuncture Detoxification Association ear protocal (NADA)
Chinese scalp acupuncture is a contemporary acupuncture technique integrating traditional Chinese needling methods with Western medical knowledge of representative areas of the cerebral cortex. It is a most effective technique for treating acute and chronic central nervous system disorders.
Scalp acupuncture often produces remarkable results with just a few needles and brings about immediate improvement, sometimes taking only several seconds to a minute.