What is PTSD?

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is caused from being involved in an aggressive or violent event or natural disaster. Symptoms include flashbacks, nightmares, severe anxiety, depression and confusion lasting longer than 3 months.

How can Warrior Within Wellness help?

Acupuncture is proven to reduce anxiety and stress in patients. Therefore, an acupuncture treatment for PTSD includes activating specific ear and body points responsible for controlling the nervous system and cortisol levels.  


Studies estimate that 1 in every 5 military personnel returning from Iraq and Afghanistan has PTSD.

What PTSD symptoms can acupuncture treat?

  • Back pain
  • Headaches
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Outbursts of anger
  • Poor concentration
  • Digestive issues

In a recent study conducted by the Veterans Administration, 96% of veterans saw improvement in their symptoms following acupuncture treatment.