A traditional technique of Chinese origin, acupressure therapy has been practiced for several centuries to treat a variety of diseases. It is often included in massage therapy training.
The Chinese believe putting needles in certain locations can rebalance one’s qi to provide relief. The stimulation of certain nerves, muscles and connective tissues can thus lessen discomfort.
A.K. allows us to thoroughly evaluate muscle function non-invasively and economically. By manually testing certain muscles, practitioners can learn where to focus correction techniques.
A complementary and alternative medical system. Like other such systems, it is based on theories of health and illness and on ways to prevent, manage, or treat health problems.
Biofeedback can focus on one or more techniques depending on the issue. Some revolve around muscle tension, others measure skin temperature, brain wave activity, heart rate, and more.
Traditional chinese Medicine refers to a broad range of medicine practices, including various forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage therapy, and dietary therapy.
Chiropractic care is a therapy that addresses the muscular-skeletal system and nervous system. It is a combination of spinal manipulation and muscle relaxation used to restore joint mobility.
This therapy can be beneficial for stress, neck, ADD, back and TMJ pain, and fibromyalgia. It is also considered beneficial for immune function.
By ridding the body of toxins, people feel improvements ranging from increased energy, stronger immunity to better processing of nutrients to better colon functioning.
A healing branch of medicine that focuses on allergic or sensitivity type responses by the body and finding the cause of allergic reactions.
The addition of using plant based enzymes to one’s wellness routine can enhance assimilation and digestion of food to better utilize the beneficial nutrients that lay within them.
Whether breathed (aromatherapy), rubbed, or gargled, essential oils have helped treat various physical and emotional ailments for at least 6,000 years.
These work as catalysts to restore the balance in the whole body system. They will subtly restore a sense of well being and transform negative states into positive states.
A highly right brained activity that is much like meditation, but can incorporate all the senses to create a healing experience that reduces stress and eases emotional tension.
Dietary supplements taken to improve one’s health, many herbs have been used extensively for various health benefits. They come in tablets, capsules, powders, teas, extracts and plant forms.
The treatment of a disease requires the application of small amounts of a substance that in large doses would cause a healthy person to show symptoms similar to that of the patient.
A generic term for any type of therapy that involves the use of water to treat illness, manage pain, or relieve stress.
The process of extracting juice and vital nutrients from vegetable, fruit, and plant sources. The resulting nutrient-rich drink is easily consumed for optimal vitamin use and food performance.
Light therapy is well known for relieving seasonal affective disorder which is strongly linked to a lack of sunlight in winter. It can also boost serotonin levels.
A great holistic modality that helps move lymphatic fluid, which assists in eliminating toxins, relaxing tense, tight muscles and relaxing the mind.
By stilling the mind, meditation can lead to benefits including reduced stress, increased awareness of the present, feelings of calm, and greater energy flow.
Insufficient cellular oxygen can later lead to degenerative conditions such as arthritis, auto immune disorders, chronic fatigue syndrome and frequent colds and flu.
By combining certain movements with abdominal breathing and mental focus, energy pathways can be unblocked to produce healing of the body, mind and spirit.
A non-invasive technique involving the use of gentle pressure on certain “zones” of the feet, hands or ears produce a beneficial effect on corresponding systems.
This treatment focuses on improving physical functioning by releasing musculoskeletal tension, misalignment, and imbalances caused by the effects of gravity and habitual patterns.
While there is no substitute for a healthy diet, supplements can be help provide nutritional benefits and address a specific issue like building stronger bones or fighting a cold.
The focus is on a series of movements accompanied with deep breathing. Benefits include increased flexibility, decreased stress, improved immune system, and more.
Through the combination of breath and physical movement, the body generates internal heat which will assist in the elimination of toxins through skin and strengthening of muscles.
These can fill any nutritional deficiencies caused by your diet and lead to greater energy and feelings of well being. Much should be considered when choosing which vitamins to take.
Regular yoga practice will assist in sounder sleep, groundedness, less and more focus, among other emotional, physical, and psychological benefits.