According to the American Holistic Medical Association it is believed that the spiritual element should also be taken into account when assessing a person’s overall well-being.
Holistic health is a diverse field in which many techniques and therapies are used including alternative approaches which may include some listed below.
An Eastern method involving the insertion of very fine treatment needles into specific body surfaces, acupuncture reduces pain by interrupting abnormal energy flow. In some cases, low doses of electrical stimulation, known as ElectroAcupuncture, are applied as well. The treatment is an important adjunct to all Pain Management techniques. It is used to reduce pain and spasms especially in the back and the neck. Many patients choose this technique to help reduce the requirement for medications and to improve their daily function.
The goal is to improve postural and physical movement for everyday activities by developing balance and coordination between your brain, spinal cord and muscles. It is used most widely for neck pain, back pain, and headaches. You learn to reduce unnecessary movements that can be harmful, and increase the awareness of abnormal tension in your body. This technique helps teach the body to function more efficiently while reducing the chances for further injury or pain. Both group class instruction or one on one treatments are offered.