Healing is a form of healing that takes place when the the person
giving the healing is not in direct contact with the person
to be healed
is one of the oldest, most commonly used medical procedures
in the world.The term acupuncture describes a family of procedures
involving stimulation of anatomical points on the body by a
variety of techniques.
involves placing physical pressure by hand, elbow, or with the
aid of various devices on different acupuncture points on the
surface of the body.
Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils,
extracted from plants, trees, and herbs, for therapeutic purposes.
Ayurveda or ayurvedic medicine is a form
of alternative medicine in use primarily in the Indian subcontinent.
The word "Ayurveda" is a tatpurusha compound of a-yus "life"
and veda "knowledge", and would roughly translate as the "Science
Biofeedback is a mind-body technique in
which a practitioner uses a special monitoring machine to teach
people how to control bodily functions, such as heart rate,
blood pressure, skin temperature, and muscle tension, in order
to improve their health and well-being.
Healing, Light Therapy and Chromotherapy are all terms used
interchangeably with Color Therapy, which is a set of principles
used to create harmonious color and color combinations for healing.
CST is a gentle, hands-on method of evaluating
and enhancing the functioning of a physiological body system
called the craniosacral system
health claim most often made for ear candling is that the flame
creates warmth and suction, which draws ear wax out of the ear
healing refers to the transfer of energy from a healer or instrument
to a patient, and to the removal of congested energies from
the patient. This kind of healing is also called pranic healing,
magnetic healing or laying-on of hands.
Psychology (EP) is the name for a broad range of psychological
treatments that utilize the human energy system
Faith healing is a cooperative form of magical thinking involving
a healer and a patien
Gestalt therapy is a phenomenological-existential
therapy founded by Frederick (Fritz) and Laura Perls in the
1940s. It teaches therapists and patients the phenomenological
method of awareness, in which perceiving, feeling, and acting
are distinguished from interpreting and reshuffling preexisting
Advocates of guided imagery contend that the imagination is
a potent healer that has long been overlooked by practitioners
of Western medicine.
Gyrotonics (sometimes spelled Gyrotronics)
is one of the newer exercise systems to enter the mind/body
fitness arena. Developed by Julio Horvath, the method combines
elements of Kundalini yoga, gymnastics, swimming, ballet, tai
chi and resistance training
Healing Touch is an energy-based therapy
that supports the body's natural healing process.
The term Holistic Medicine has become common among practitioners
of Alternative and Complimentary Medicine to denote an approach
to medicine and medical methodology that tries to treat the
person as a whole
Homeopathy rests on the premise of treating
sick persons with extremely diluted agents that - in undiluted
doses - are deemed to produce similar symptoms in a healthy
is the study of the colored part of the eye (called the iris)
to determine potential health problems. Iridologists believe
that changing patterns and markings in the iris can be used
to reveal emerging conditions in every part of the body and
to identify inherited weaknesses that may lead to physical and
Kinesiology is defined primarily as the
use of muscle testing to identify imbalances in the body's structural,
chemical, emotional or other energy, to establish the body's
priority healing needs.
Magnet therapy involves the use of a magnetic
device placed on or near the body to relieve pain and facilitate
healing. The magnetic products on the market today come in many
Naturopathy believes that all forms of
disease are due to the same cause, that is, the accumulation
of waste materials and toxins in our bodies that are steadily
Osteopathy is a distinctive and complete
system of health care, based on broad principles that ?offer
a way of thinking and acting in relation to questions of health
Polarity therapy is an alternative medicine
system that was created in the mid 20th century by American
doctor Randolph Stone. It claims to be a way to keep fit and
healthy on all levels, by balancing the basic positive and negative
energies that constitute life. It involves bodywork and diet.
surgery has had its successes and failures. I have heard many
reports from people wh have witnessed this type of healing and
have seen patients recover, while others have died.
is an aspect of Chinese medicine involving the coordination
of different breathing patterns with various physical postures
and motions of the body. Qigong is mostly taught for health
maintenance purposes, but there are also some who teach it as
a therapeutic intervention.
Reflexology is a technique in which pressure
is applied to specific points on the feet (and sometimes the
hands) to promote relaxation and improve overall health.
is a form of deep-tissue, structurally oriented bodywork that
was created by Ida P. Rolf