Posture Therapy

Chinese Medicine: Natural Healing

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Oriental medicine is a non-invasive healing modality that facilitates the body’s natural ability to heal itself by restoring harmony and balance to the entire individual. Originating in China more than 3,000 years ago, the medicine is one of the most... View Article

Acupuncture Questions & Answers

Acupuncture

  What is acupuncture? Does it hurt? Acupuncture consists of the gentle insertion and stimulation of thin, disposable sterile needles at strategic points near the surface of the body. While may acupuncture patients are initially wary of the claim that... View Article

Disorders Treated With Acupuncture

Acupuncture

  A committee of the United Nation’s World Health Organization has issued a list of over 30 diseases that lend themselves to treatment by acupuncture. Herbal remedies may broaden the range of treatable disorders.

Where Acupuncture Is Headed

Acupuncture

  In the United States there is increasing public awareness of and demand for complementary medicine, including acupuncture and Oriental medicine. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration estimated in 1993 that Americans made 9 to 12 million visits per year... View Article

Acupuncture Training and Education

Acupuncture

  Currently, over 4,000 students are enrolled in acupuncture and Oriental medical colleges in the United States, and the majority of U.S. medical schools now offer courses on complementary medicine. According to the American Association of Oriental Medicine, an estimated... View Article

Aromatherapy

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Aromatherapy, a relatively new term for a practice that has its roots in ancient times, is much more than the dictionary definition – ‘aromatic oils extracted from herbs, flowers and fruit.’ Aromatherapy is the responsible use of essential oils to... View Article

Acupuncture

Acupuncture

Ancient Medicine for a New Millennium by Rebecca Wilkowski Unknown to many, traditional Oriental medicine is a major healthcare system for over one quarter of the world’s population. Cited as an effective system of healthcare by the National Institute of... View Article

Why Choose Holistic Health Care?

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Whenever I am asked to give a presentation on Holistic Health care to an audience that I feel is rather new to this topic, I always begin by asking how many have used or are currently using holistic techniques. Depending... View Article

Aquatic Bodywork – Watsu

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Imagine yourself floating in body-temperature water, eyes closed, ears immersed and skin lapped in warmth. You are aware of a gently supportive presence that follows and facilitates your own body’s tendencies to movement or stillness. Noticing your breath moving with... View Article

Rolfing

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Rolfing is a theory about how bodies are put together which involves balancing the body and altering its relationship in the gravitational field.  Originally known as Structural Integration, Rolfing involves manipulation of the connective tissue network through touch and movement.... View Article

Infant Massage

Massage

  Research specific to the benefits of infant massage has been ongoing since the mid 1970’s. This research has been conducted at various institutes and with infants who were premature, exposed to drugs in utero, and infants that had motor... View Article

Watsu

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Wa(ter) (Shia)tsu by Tom Cooley Watsu is a form of aquatic bodywork developed in 1980 by Harold Dull at Harbin Hot Springs in California. The work arose from his taking the stretching and bodywork from the Zen shiatsu classes which... View Article