Saturday November 1st, 2014

A Chiropractors Guide to Alternative Medicine

The world of medicine has evolved through the centuries. From humble beginnings without the use of pain medication and anti-biotic treatments to modern medicine utilizing computers to diagnose and treat patients, medicine has evolved through the years. However, medicine takes many different forms, including non-traditional treatment methods.

Today patients have more options than ever in treatment options. Some of the treatment choices include alternative and complimentary medicine. Alternative and complimentary medicine covers many different areas of medicine including herbalism, yoga, chiropractic care, hypnosis and acupuncture. Typically alternative and complimentary medicine involves natural treatment without the use of medicine. Generally, these types of treatments can be an alternative to traditional treatments or can be used as an addition.

Alternative and complimentary medicine has been practiced for centuries, and has had successful uses. To learn more about alternative and complimentary medicine, here is a collection of helpful resources:

Background

History

Types

Treatments

  • Treatments – informative article outlining the treatments available.
  • Complementary and Alternative Therapy – information on the treatment options using alternative medicine.
  • Resources – useful collection of resources discussing treatment options using complementary and alternative medicine.
  • Treatment Options – information on various treatment options that are available using alternative medicine techniques.

Diseases & Conditions

  • Allergy and Alternative Medicine – information on how alternative medicine can be used to combat allergies.
  • Diseases and Conditions – helpful information on using alternative medicine.
  • Disease Treatment – useful information on how diseases and conditions can be treated by alternative medicine.
  • Prevention – information on how alternative medicine can help prevent disease.
  • Health Information – collection of information on a variety of conditions treatable by complementary and alternative medicine.

Associations & Organizations

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