Detoxification - Addiction
Nature's Health & Acupuncture Clinic
We utilize the NADA (National Acupuncture Detoxification Association) Auricular Acupuncture protocol in conjunction with full body acupuncture.
Benefits derived from the application of the NADA protocol are:
• Reduced cravings for alcohol and drugs, including nicotine
• Minimized withdrawal symptoms
• Increased calmness, better sleep, and less agitation
• Relief from stress and emotional trauma
• An easier connection with counseling
• A discovery of inner quiet and strength
• An intention for recovery
The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) ear acupuncture protocol utilizes up to five ear points--shen men, sympathetic, kidney, liver, and lung. Based on acupuncture analgesia research in Hong Kong (Wen & Cheng, 1973), this protocol was developed in the mid 1970’s at Lincoln Hospital in the South Bronx, NY by physicians including Omura, Taftand Smith (Mitchell, 1995). The NADA protocol has since been incorporated within a variety of health care and self-help settings around the world.
While the NADA protocol is an important component of any detoxification program, it is by no means the only component. A patient’s behavior and attitude, along with the perceptions of the clinician delivering care, are also integral to successful treatment.
At Nature's Health & Acupuncture Clinic, important components of our detoxification treatment program include: Liver detoxification protocols, Full-body detox protocols in conjunction with Tai-Chi exercises and Chi-Kung breathing exercises to cleanse the body's chi and further enhance detoxification & promote well being.