SPPM Member, Dr. John Hagen and an experienced team of pediatric anesthesiologists have recently launched Baby Blocks, a free online resource dedicated to pediatric regional anesthesia. This is the first website dedicated to regional anesthesia for children and teens and includes detailed information on nerve blocks with ultrasound images, anatomy, and safety information. Peruse the […]
Question of the Month
Auriculotherapy is a form of acupuncture that utilizes acupuncture points on the ear. Which of the following statements are true regarding auriculotherapy?
a. It is a modality of treatment in which the external ear is stimulated to relieve symptoms of the body.
b. It can be performed with acupuncture needles, microneedles, adhesive pellets, and laser.
c. It has been shown to be effective in the treatment of acute pain, chronic pain, anxiety, and insomnia.
d. Auriculotherapy has been widely used in the form of detoxification treatment and battlefield acupuncture.
e. All of the above statements are true.