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Study Shows Traditional Chinese Medicine Of Qigong Therapy As A Potential Complementary Treatment For Osteoarthritis

Study Shows Traditional Chinese Medicine Of Qigong Therapy As A Potential Complementary Treatment For Osteoarthritis

Qigong therapy, a form of traditional Chinese medical practice, appears to be a potential complementary treatment for osteoarthritis dependent upon the capability of the healer, according to a study. Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the US and osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting about 21 million Americans. Patients suffering […]

Visualization Therapy To Evade Negative Thoughts And Emotions From Your Life!

Visualization Therapy To Evade Negative Thoughts And Emotions From Your Life!

Visualization therapy mainly involves focusing your mind on what you like to happen and believing that these images are real to your body. Visualization therapy is very precise and detailed. You can imagine how something smells, feels, sounds and tastes. Your imagination need to appear so genuine that it can keep your mind into the […]

Acupuncture May Ease Chronic Headaches

Acupuncture May Ease Chronic Headaches

A new study suggests that acupuncture may bring some added pain relief to people with chronic headaches The study, the largest to date on using acupuncture to ease headaches, adds to a conflicting body of evidence: Some research has suggested that adding acupuncture to standard headache medication brings patients additional pain relief; other studies, however, […]

Thalassotherapy To Improve Blood Circulation With Seawater And Seaweed!

Thalassotherapy To Improve Blood Circulation With Seawater And Seaweed!

Generally, thalassotherapy is the word came from Greek Word Sea. This therapy refers to variety of treatments that use seawater and seaweed. Each treatment is mainly intended for toning, moisturizing and revitalizing your body and skin and in most of the cases it improves your circulation. Some other ocean and marine derivatives used in thalassotherapy […]

Alexander Technique Offers Long-term Relief For Back Pain

Alexander Technique Offers Long-term Relief For Back Pain

Alexander technique lessons in combination with an exercise program offer long-term effective treatment for chronic back pain, according to a study published on the British Medical Journal website. Back pain causes more disability than almost any other condition in Western societies, but very few effective long-term treatments are available to patients. Previous research shows that […]

12 Wonderful Therapeutic Benefits Of Peppermint Essential Oil!

12 Wonderful Therapeutic Benefits Of Peppermint Essential Oil!

Peppermint is an herb that is being in use for many years for holistic and traditional medicinal purposes. Most of the studies proved that peppermint greatly helps to alleviate from irritable bowel syndrome. Peppermint essential oil is extracted from Mentha piperita of the Labiatae family and is also known as balm mint or brandy mint. […]

Massaging Muscles Facilitates Recovery After Exercise

Massaging Muscles Facilitates Recovery After Exercise

Researchers testing the long-held theory that therapeutic massage can speed recovery after a sports injury have found early scientific evidence of the healing effects of massage. The scientists have determined that immediate cyclic compression of muscles after intense exercise reduced swelling and muscle damage in a study using animals. Though they say it’s too soon […]

Myofascial Release To Reduce Pain And Restore Motion Of Connective Tissues!

Myofascial Release To Reduce Pain And Restore Motion Of Connective Tissues!

Are you suffering with pain? Want to restore your motion? Then myofascial release is a very effective technique that uses hands to apply continuous pressure into your myofascial restrictions to reduce the pain and restore your motion. The theory of myofascial release needs to understand about the fascial system of connective tissues. Fascia is a […]