Alternative and Conventional Medicines are the two main systems of healing in use today and the utmost caution should be taken to choose wisely. In the United States, massage is alternative medicine. So, doctors all over the world have saved their patients’ lives by using healing foods, herbs, minerals, colon hydrotherapy, etc. A form of alternative medicine may work better for them than conventional methods.
While chemically produced medication for dependence treatment has a high tendency of negative side-effects affecting the client physically, psychologically, emotionally and mentally and is often addictive, there is no such thing in alternative, medical treatment modes.
Conventional allopathic doctors are preferred in any case of health problem for any person from their childhood. The concept of combining Conventional and Alternative Medicine (CAM) adds to the confusion. CAM is well named as it is using alternative – or unproven – treatment with proven treatments for a …View More
The object of most massage is to relax and let stress melt away. In Canada massage is conventional medicine, and as such, highly regulated. In this technique there is inserting and manipulation of filiform needles into “acupuncture points” on the body in order to restore health and well-being, as treating pain and diseases.
Now this brings in Zen for self discovery and internal balance, acupuncture or shiatsu for energy and equilibrium in core health, yoga for physical and spiritual exercise, sports massage and professional quality stretches for muscle balancing or lengthening, and fast recovery in the sports arena.
When an alternative medicine therapy is used in addition to – not instead of – conventional therapy, it’s called complementary. Massage is one of the most long-standing forms of alternative treatment, and it is highly popular today as a treatment for aches and pains, and as a means of stress release and …View More