Alternative Therapies
Alternative Therapy, sometimes also known as complementary or integrative therapy, are medical treatments that do not originate from the conventional Western Medicine. Although some Alternative Therapies have been clinically proven to work, and have even been incorporated into Western Medicine, much of it still relies solely on tradition and anecdotal evidence. But as more research is being done in this area, the scientific evidence is amassing and it is now very beneficial to assess one’s medical condition and treatment with both Western and Alternative Therapy, to ensure that one is choosing the best care available to them.
Alternative Therapies
A community for discussions about all forms of medical therapies besides Western Medicine. Topics for discussion include but are not limited to – Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, Nutritional Therapy, Massage, Spirituality, Chiropractic, Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Acupuncture, Meditation, Reiki, Tai-chi, Osteopathy, Hypnosis, Biofeedback and Yoga.
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  3. Hi @sickboiboi! Acupuncture is a safe and acceptable form of treatment for chronic back pain with no obvious anatomical origin of the pain. It can be used in conjunction in other forms of conservat...
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  6. Hi @mrhealth, sounds like your back aches specifically come after carrying weights and resolves shortly with rest. In that sense, sounds like your back aches are acute in nature. Icing tends to wor...
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  8. Hi @SportsBoy, there are multiple causes of knee pain which occurs after running. The most common knee pain generators after running for young people include the knee cap, the menisci of the knee o...
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  10. Stomach aches can be causes by a variety of disease processes. In our local context in Southeast Asia, the most common causes of stomach aches include gastroenteritis, gastritis and constipation. D...
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