The NUHS Whole Health Center - Lombard offers complimentary acupuncture care for combat veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, thanks to the generous sponsorship of China-Gel, Inc. Our clinic uses a special protocol which is effective in reducing the symptoms of PTSD. Any veterans seeking relief from PTSD are encouraged to call for an appointment.
There are more veterans who are surviving battlefield injuries due to improvements in traumatic injury care, and more veterans who have been through more tour of duties during recent conflicts. This has resulted in an increase in PTSD among veterans.
PTSD can occur after any life-threatening, terrifying or traumatic event, and can include symptoms such as:
Certain acupuncture protocols have proved to be very effective in reducing the symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in combat veterans. Because of this, the NUHS Whole Health Center - Lombard now offers acupuncture treatment for veterans suffering from PTSD.
There are more veterans surviving battlefield injuries due to improvements in traumatic injury care, and more veterans who have been through more tours of duty during these conflicts. Acupuncture offers veterans help in healing psychological and physical trauma so that they can transition back into a more peaceful and satisfying life.
Vets visiting the NUHS clinic receive auricular acupuncture (using points in the ear) using the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) protocol. This system uses small pellets or needles in the following points:
For more information, or if you are a veteran who would like to make an appointment for PTSD treatment, call 630-629-9664.
Our veterans, grateful for the help they have received, have created a special wall display
of momentos from their service and individual tours of duty. The display gives hope and
inspiration to new patients with PTSD, and is a reminder that those who suffer from PTSD
come from all branches of the service, and all conflicts and wars in our nation's history.