Xerostomia Treatment & Battlefield Acupuncture
Acupuncture treatment of Xerostomia, Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma, Optic Neuritis, Sjogren's Syndrome and Battlefield Acupuncture
INSTRUCTOR: Richard Niemtzow, M.D.
*Includes an extensive syllabus
Recent clinical studies have supported the efficacy of treating patients suffering from Xerostomia following radiation therapy for malignancy with special techniques using Auricular Therapy and some body acupuncture points, even in cases refractory to pilocarpine therapy.
Patients with excessive dryness of the mouth and eyes from other etiological problems, as in cases of Sjogren’s syndrome, may also respond favorably to this unique approach. Approaches to treat other difficult eye diseases such as; macular degeneration, glaucoma and optic neuritis will be discussed.
Introduced by Dr. Richard Niemtzow in 2001, battlefield acupuncture proved to be an invaluable method for treating pain quickly and efficiently. Dr. Niemtzow will instruct attendees to the selection of points used in this fascinating approach
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