Therapies

So many therapies out there here is some info:

Aromatherapy - Essential Oils

Concentrated plant oils which are called essential oils, are the basis for aromatherapy, they are usually offered in one of three ways Inhalation, massage, or in the bath. The oils are taken from the plants not as a whole but generally...

Ayurvedic Medicine

Ayurvedic medicine is an ancient Hindu medical system dating back from the sixth century BCE. It is based on the theory that there are three main factors which underlie disease and illness; these are wind, bile and phlegm. A fourth...

Buteyko Breathing Therapy

Breathing is something we all do day in day out, most of us without even giving it a second thought after all we all need air, but by learning an easy routine of breathing differently it is said to be more beneficial to our health...

Chakra Healing

Chakra is an ancient Sanskrit word meaning wheel and the chakra healing therapy involves seven centres of energy which our body is composed of. The chakras are said to act rather like a valve in regulating the flow of energy throughout...

Chinese Herbal Medicine

The Chinese have been treating illnesses and disease with herbs as far back as the 3rd century BC; the same tradition is widely used today. Herbal medicine is based on the theory of Yin and Yang where everything has an equal, for example...

Chiropractic Therapy

A chiropractor specialises in the treatment and diagnosis of conditions relating to joints, problems with the spine can irate nerves that control our posture this can be caused by several factors such as an accident, poor posture and...

Complimentary Medicine and Therapies

Complimentary therapies and medicine is a wide band of alternative therapies and medicine other than that of what we know as traditional therapy and medicine. There are many different forms which are used to compliment, support and...

Crystal Healing

We all have seen crystals in some shape or form and admire the beauty of them but crystals can be used on a different level, they are said to posses a certain amount of healing power. Each crystal has different properties that are...

Homeopathy Treatment

Homeopathy is a complete system of health care based only on natural remedies and cures; it is thought to be over 200 years old and is one of many alternative treatments which are becoming increasingly popular. A wide variety of illnesses...

Hydrotherapy

We have all felt the benefits of a long soak in a hot bath at the end of a particularly stressful day, or felt invigorated by taking hot shower hydrotherapy is an alternative treatment involving one of nature's oldest elements, water....

Hypnotherapy as Alternative Treatment

We have all seen a hypnotist at some time or other on the TV usually they are making people do a series of things that they would normally never do but it is entertainment as least for those watching. There is however a more serious...

Magnatherapy

Magnatherapy is thought to be an extremely effective alternative form of treatment for the relief of discomfort and pain in a wide variety of ailments. High density magnets draw fresh blood to the affected area which in turn stimulates...

Massage Therapies: Good Complementary Health Treatment

Regular massage treatments can relieve soreness and tenderness due to regular physical activity, and reduce pain and anxiety of post-surgery patients as well. Massage ranks among the most utilized complementary and alternative medicine...

Massage Therapy as Alternative Treatment

Massage is perhaps one of the alternative treatments that we have all heard of, we all realise and have probably felt the benefits that can be gained from a massage; probably most of us had used it for simply easing the everyday strains...

Music Therapy

Most of us will have experienced how music can change the way we feel, coming home after a particularly stressful day at work, or having put the children to bed and now you have some time to yourself you put some classical music on...

Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathy is a total health care system built around the bodies own natural ability to heal itself, it is a total natural approach that takes into account the person as a whole. Naturopathic medicine is based on six underlying principles...

Qigong the Ancient Healthcare System

Qigong pronounced "cheegung" is a total health care system practised by the Chinese for maintaining health, vitality and healing. It incorporates breathing techniques and a series of postural exercises and is based on the body's natural...

Reflexology

Reflexology as with most alternative treatments to come from China is based on the body's energy channels or meridian channels, the therapy is based on the principal that there are certain points on the bottom of the foot that represent...

Reiki-Spiritual Healing

Reiki is a Japanese form of therapy that specialises in the reduction of stress and anxiety and so promotes a healthier lifestyle and healing of the body, the Japanese believe that "life force energy" flows throughout the body and...

Shiatsu - Japanese Acupressure Massage Therapy

Shiatsu is a form of massage therapy that originated from Japan, it is very much like acupuncture but without the needles instead shiatsu massage is based on finger pressure. The treatment is based on the energy flow throughout the...

Transcendental Meditation

Meditation is a simple technique that practically anyone can learn, it has a multitude of benefits on both the mind and body when practised on a regular basis for 15 to 20 minutes morning and evening. It is by no means a cure for any...

What Is Alternative Medicine?

Alternative medicine is becoming ever increasingly popular in this day and age, but what exactly is alternative medicine? It takes on many forms in a wide variety of guises from remedies such as Herbs, Oils, Massage and Chinese Acupuncture,...

Which Conditions Respond Well To Acupuncture

Acupuncture is thought to help a wide variety of illnesses and ailments, some of which include anxiety and stress, back problems, asthma, arthritis, circulatory problems, high blood pressure, skin conditions and ulcers. Acupuncture...