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Auriculotherapy is one of treatment options for symptoms or conditions of mainly chronic pain, insomnia, weight loss, anxiety, etc. Auriculotherapy utilizes acupressure, acupuncture, electronic stimulation, or other means on
identified ear mapping points to achieve symptoms relief, elimination.
Auriculotherapy is based on based studies and clinical experiences. It can be done along with (Western Medicine) current practice guidelines or experiences or at times when Western Medicine can not achieve objective goals, or when patients prefer not to take Western Medicine approaches such as oral medication, or invasive options, Auriculotherapy can be utilized alone or with other evidence or experience based medicine.
Auriculotherapy is mainly one of treatment options, not used as one of a diagnostic options, although it may in small part provide information for diagnostic use.