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Stern relaxed the Lauren acupuncture is not a treatment you typically think of the military offering but after five concussions from two deployments.
Marine -- Garrett says this -- but the national intrepid center for excellence or night ago.
Is one of the few ways that he finds relief for the migraines triggered by his mild traumatic brain injury to dissipate some pain -- anxiety the 44 year old posttraumatic stress disorder was fully diagnosed here too.
And well acupuncture helps his physical pain.
He says art therapy -- -- him emotionally.
Walking through my story I'm actually making it in clay.
Because I -- expressive paintings sparked his real breakthrough.
It's everything has been bothering me for years everything I've seen -- witnessed and once I saw all that -- at one.
Opened my eyes and -- you hear me talk.
-- -- -- is part of the inner disciplinary and holistic diagnostic and treatment approach they take at the night ago.
The patients while they're here we'll have in a four week period over a 104.
Encounters with our providers.
That would equal approximately a year and a half to two years.
Of encounters that you would get in a regular outpatient basis.
Here the night though they pride themselves on using cutting edge innovative technology that's really tailored to service members.
So for example in this -- they have converted service weapons that they use with a firearm training simulator to assess patients' physical and psychological well being.
Square foot facility aims to combine the best of western medicine with eastern concepts.
-- it also includes things like meditation Laver and walking sleep studies and spirituality consultation.
Service members can even find a sense of calm by helping train service dogs for wounded warriors -- The military provided the land for this Department of Defense institute the began seeing patients in 2010.
But the outpatient facility is in many ways a gift from the American people since the millions needed to build it was raised by the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.
This is a great example of the public and the private sector coming together we raised almost 85 million dollars from 600000 Americans.
But one senator is not -- enough so now the fund is raising money to build a series of satellite centers around the country.
Construction has already begun at Fort Belvoir in Virginia.
There are tens of thousands.
Of other service members that we got to get to.
And now we've got to be there for them to say thank you.
After getting help himself Garrett says care can't come soon enough for his fellow military members who are still suffering.
I'm really glad that they're actually expanding this -- and taken it.
Around the world around the country.
Coming with -- open mind.
-- will -- -- talk.
It does get better and sign up for art -- says Jennifer Davis Fox News.
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