(If possible after medical check-up)
Preoperative preparation, anxiety, nausea, digestive disorders, acute or chronic pain, non-pharmacological rehabilitation (pain treatment without anti-inflammatory drugs)
Anxiety or mood disorders, chronic fatigue, headaches, migraines
Asthma, spontaneous breathing difficulties or as part of a chronic illness
Asthma, chronic sinusitis without infection, chronic cough
Reflux, functional digestive disorders (constipation, abdominal pain), overweight
Dysuria without infection, incontinence
Dysuria, menstrual pain, endometriosis, menopause
Pregnancy: vomiting, version
- Osteoarticular system
Chronic pain, rehabilitation, inflammatory diseases, non-pharmacological pain treatment
Asthma, rhinitis, skin diseases
Tobacco, alcohol, anti-inflammatory drugs, opiates, eating disorders
Side effects of cancer or treatment, anxiety, fatigue, nausea / vomiting, pain
Anxiety and mood disorders or agitation, functional digestive or urological disorders, pain
Sleep disorders, fatigue, anxiety, depression, chronic pain
The above is a list of the pathologies that have been most studied and used, and for which there is good evidence of effectiveness. Of course, there are many other indications in the literature, sometimes extreme or a rather surprising and for which there is little or no evidence.
There are very few contraindications in the field of acupuncture and auriculotherapy.
An infection or skin lesion at the site of the puncture is obviously a contraindication to puncture. As a consequence, it is then necessary to choose alternative points, from over 600 points in acupuncture and more than 130 in auriculotherapy, some of which are complementary or interchangeable.
Taking anticoagulants may be a relative contraindication, the patient will be warned that there may be some minor bleeding and less deep approaches, such as medical bugs, cryopuncture or massage of the points, will be preferred.
Some points cannot be used on pregnant women