Similar to acupuncture, but using finger pressure rather than fine needles on specific
points along the body to treat ailments such as tension and stress, aches and pains, menstrual cramps, and arthritis
Fine needles are inserted at specific points to stimulate, disperse,
and regulate the flow of vital energy, and restore a healthy energy balance.
In addition to pain relief, acupuncture is also used to improve wellbeing and treat acute,
chronic, and degenerative conditions in children and adults.
Using “essential oils” distilled from plants, aromatherapy treats emotional
disorders such as stress and anxiety as well as a wide range of other ailments.
Oils are massaged into the skin in diluted form, inhaled, or placed in baths. Aromatherapy
is often used in conjunction with massage therapy, acupuncture, reflexology, herbology, chiropractic,
and other holistic treatments.
The chiropractic views the spine as the backbone of human health: misalignments of the vertebrae caused
by poor posture or trauma cause pressure on the spinal nerve roots, leading to diminished function and illness.
Through manipulation or adjustment of the spine, treatment seeks to analyze and correct these misalignments.
This broad category covers a range of practitioners, from career counselors to psychotherapies who treat depression, stress,
addiction, and emotional issues. Formats can vary from individual counseling to group therapy. Some Therapists may also incorporate bodywork, ritual, energy healing, and other alternative modalities as part of their practice.
Ancient Chinese practice of arranging the home or work environment to promote health,
happiness, and prosperity. Consultants may recommend changes in
the surroundings – from color selection to furniture placement – in order to promote a healthy flow of chi, or vital energy.
A general term for a range of therapeutic approaches with roots in both Eastern and Western cultures.
It involves the practice of manipulating a person’s muscles and other soft tissue with the intent of improving a person’s well-being or health,
and may include, but not be limited to, effleurage, deep tissue, percussion, vibration, and joint movement.
Practitioners of this ancient Tibetan healing system use light hand placements
to channel healing energies to the recipient. While practitioners may vary widely in
technique and philosophy, Reiki is commonly used to treat emotional and mental
distress as well as chronic and acute physical problems, and to assist the recipient in achieving spiritual focus and clarity.
The use of yoga to address mental and physical problems while integrating your body and mind.
A person who counsels or motivates others in the achievement of
personal objectives such as choosing or changing careers, improving relationships,
setting goals, and determining priorities.
Dietitians and nutritionists are experts in food and nutrition.
They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal.
Dietitians and nutritionists typically do the following: Assess patients’ and clients’ health needs and diet.
Music Therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a
therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program.