Addiction and substance abuse are social problems that have penetrated all levels of society. Whether you just can’t get going in the morning without coffee or you are suffering from a serious heroine habit, acupuncture can help you overcome your addictions. Acupuncture alcohol and drug addiction treatment can curb cravings and ease withdrawal symptoms to help you naturally detox from substance abuse.
Auriculotherapy is a form of acupuncture that uses ear points for the treatment of various chronic disorders, including addictions. This ancient practice, which began in China and was brought to the West by Dr Michael Smith. Dr Smith used auriculotherapy to treat heroin addicts and calm them during the detoxification process. This success has led to many adaptations of the treatment plan to cure other addictions, such as nicotene and food.
Auricular Ear Acupuncture treatments can help with various types of addiction:
- Nicotine: Cigarettes, Chewing Tobacco, Cigars
- Cocaine and Crack
- Methadone (Crystal Meth)
- Heroin (Morphine)
- Caffeine: Coffee, Tea
- Pain Medications: Hydrocodone, Vicoden, Oxycotin
We offer different packages at varying levels, based upon your degree of addiction, history of use and clinical judgement. Each treatment plan runs for six weeks with one treatment package ending the addiction. Treatments include 14 points of treatment using electrical stimulation and a leave-in Acu-tac to assist with cravings between treatments.
Package A for mild addiction consists of an initial consult and 12 treatments (2 per week) for $566. Payment plans as low as $50 a month are available.
Plan B for moderate addiction consists of an initial consult and 14 treatments (3 per week for 2 weeks, 2 per week for 4 weeks) for $652. Payments as $75 a month are available.
Plan C for severe addiction consists of an initial consult and 24 treatments ( 5 per week, 4 per week, 3 per week for two weeks, 2 per week for 2 weeks) for $867. Payments as low as $100 a month are available.
For more information or to make an appointment, please call our office at (304) 263-4927. Some health plans will cover addiction treatments and/or acupuncture, so please consult your insurance company and bring your insurance card to your appointment.
For more information on how this plan works, read today’s blog here!