Monday, 15 June 2015
Although many people in the Western world have heard about acupuncture, relatively few are aware of the great range of benefits and applications of this millenary practice. Acupuncture had its origins in China, where it has been widely practised for over 2,000 years to treat the most diverse health conditions. Today, the healing power of acupuncture is well established not only among Chinese practitioners, but also among many health professionals all over the world. Since the 1970s, there has been a growing interest in acupuncture throughout North America where many qualified acupuncturists now use a set of proven techniques as part of a holistic and multi-disciplinary approach to musculoskeletal conditions and to general health care and well-being.
Saturday, 13 June 2015
Osteopathy is a natural method of detecting areas of constriction in the body through palpation (touch) and bringing about healing by means of manipulation of muscles, joints, and ligaments. This holistic science is distinct from manual therapies such as chiropractic and physiotherapy. Osteopathy is used to balance the body so that the body heals and, therefore, functions optimally. When searching for a clinic that offers osteopathy, you need to keep certain criteria in mind. Among other things, be sure to narrow down your search to facilities where all healthcare practitioners are trained and certified in their chosen fields. Practitioners must also have years of experience and an empathic and caring understanding of the treatments necessary for your complete well-being.
Thursday, 11 June 2015
Massage therapy in Toronto can be a wonderful way to ease muscle and joint pain in the body. The techniques used to restore mobility and ease pain will vary with the individual's preferences as well as with the injury or inflammation type. Some techniques which are highly recommended include massage therapy, osteopathy, physiotherapy acupuncture, Bowen therapy, Reiki and naturopathic medicine. Below are brief explanations of these techniques and their advantages: Massage therapy means the gentle manipulation of muscles under the skin by a skilled Registered Massage Therapist or RMT. This may be perceived as rubbing or kneading, or other sensations designed to loosen tight muscles and help with blood circulation to inflamed areas. Sometimes, machines which vibrate or apply pressure are also used to assist with the massage.
Tuesday, 9 June 2015
Clients who go to an established wellness clinic in downtown Toronto can expect to receive top class service and attention. Taking a holistic view of health, alternate medicine services extend to a range of treatments including osteopathy and acupuncture. These services can be combined with treatments by Toronto massage therapists. The goal of such treatments is to cure and address the overall well-being of a patient in order to achieve long-lasting health benefits. Is Alternative Medicine Safe? The sheer variety of treatments on offer cater to many health issues that may not have been examined deeply by the family doctor or hospital emergency department. Most seek alternative medical treatment because they desire to address the root cause of a problem, want to take active steps to minimise the effects of a current condition, or want to avoid serious health issues in the future, preferably through non-invasive solutions.