With so many different types of holistic therapies it has to be worth trying at least one natural therapy to see if it can help with your pain. I have written about over 50 of them on this blog and start with the top ten…
- Reflexology – The main benefits of reflexology are that it unblocks energy channels and has a relaxing effect. It can also stimulate the body’s own healing mechanisms and help with pain relief.
- Kinesiology – Kinesiology is a treatment which concentrates on getting your muscles to function correctly. It is believed that each muscles is connected to a specific part of your body.
- Yoga – It is seen as a viable treatment for all sorts of aches, pains and physical ailments. Alongside its mental health benefits, doctors are choosing to prescribe yoga rather than painkillers to help people recover from injuries and manage pain.
- Homeopathy – Homeopathy is a form of alternative medicine founded by a German physician Samuel Hahnemann himself an orthodox Doctor (M.D) in 1796. Homeopathy is a system of alternative medicine that uses small, highly diluted doses of natural substances to trigger the bodies own healing abilitie
- Acupuncture – 2.3 million acupuncture treatments are carried out each year, traditional acupuncture is one of the most popular complementary therapies practiced in the UK today. Acupuncture works by stimulating your own body’s healing mechanisms to help with pain and recovery.
- Ayurveda – Ayurveda focuses on the power of the mind to heal the body using herbal treatment, diet and yogic breathing. Practitioners focus on understanding the unique physiological processes, the environmental inputs, and the genetic predisposition that influence every person’s experience of health and disease.
- Aromatherapy Massage – It is a method of healing using very concentrated essential oils that are often highly aromatic and are extracted from plants.
- Alexander Technique – The process aims to change movement habits in everyday activities, helping people with chronic back pain, excessive stress and injury, by using simple and practical methods of balance in the body to release unnecessary tension.
- Trigger Point Therapy – Trigger points are nodules that are contractions in bands of muscles that have tightened. The trigger points themselves cause local pain while simultaneously referring pain to other body parts. The referred pain is often located far from the trigger poin
- Cupping Therapy – Cupping is the best deep tissue massage available and is a very safe therapy to have. It activates the lymphatic systems, clearing colon blockages, arteries and capillaries.
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