I recently received emails from two of my AOM patients. In their
emails, they shared their responses to AOM treatment. Since they
feel they have benefited by AOM, they were willing to share their
experiences in this blog. They expressed interest in sharing their
experiences as they hope others may benefit by reading them. They
hope it helps readers understanding the benefits that can occur
through AOM treatments.
"I have had the opportunity to
receive various oriental medicine treatments over the past few
years. I have been amazed how well the treatments have helped my
various issues. One of my treatments was soaking my injured foot in
medicinal Chinese herbs. The herb soaks helped decrease the pain
and the swelling of my foot. It was not a cure for the injury, but
the soaks greatly minimized the symptoms of the injury.
Two additional forms of
treatments I have received are auricular (ear) acupuncture and ear
seeds (pictured above) for lower back pain. I have been amazed how
well auricular therapies have treated my pain and inflammation.
Within minutes I felt a remarkable decrease in pain. Within about
24 hours, my flexibility greatly improved just from one treatment.
My pain quickly went from a 7/10 to a 2-3/10 on the pain scale.
Auricular treatments have also been very effective in reducing the
pain caused by the foot injury. I have also received
acupuncture several times for various reasons. This is definitely a
treatment I would recommend. It has helped with headaches and
"I have received acupuncture,
ear seeds, cupping, and have taken Chinese herbs many times for
various ailments. I have used them for physical pain and emotional
issues. I have been very happy with all treatments. If I was able
to do these treatments on a regular basis I think I would see
greater benefits. Unfortunately, my work and the location where I
live prevent the ability for regular appointments."
Penny and Emily, thank you for sharing your experiences! I am
thankful for your beneficial results. I hope this helps readers who
have not experienced AOM or are thinking about pursuing an
education in AOM receive a broader understanding of AOM's impact on