Acupuncture is another way of healing without having to take prescription pain medication or over the counter drugs. A lot of veterans has seen change in their everyday life because of the acupuncture treatments. Benefits may include:
Improved mental clarity
Concentration and memory
Mental health concerns
Reduced anxiety and irritability
More restful sleep
Nausea and vomiting
After an opporation
Knee pain from osteoarthritis
Need to Know
Acupuncture is currently being investigated by the Walter Reed Medical center in washington, d.c. as a viable treatment modality for ptsd in returning veterans. the military has also started using acupuncture in the battlefield to help with pain.
the mission is to provide acupuncture treatments to veterans to heal the stress-related problems of civilian readjustment after deployment and everyday life struggles. acupuncture has helped improve the PHYSICAL and mental well-being of veterans.