Developed from traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is a form of holistic therapy based on the concept of energy flowing through the body and certain points being prone to blockages which can lead to emotional disharmony and ill health. These therapists make use of special needles inserted at what are called acupoints in order to re-balance the flow of these energies in the human body.
Holistic therapy is for all ages. Having a baby is a life changing event and it can be stressful for both parents and the infant. Baby massage therapists are trained in how to help alleviate stress in infants, encouraging bonding between parent and child. The techniques these therapists teach parents can be used to help alleviate sleep issues and soothe babies by using time tested methods. They can show you how to use at home.
Holistic therapists in the aromatherapy discipline use essential oils in an organised way to improve physical and emotional health in their clients. They can recommend specific scents which can enhance relaxation, disease resistance and healing. These specialists often sell or can show you where to find the essential oils you need to conduct your own healing sessions at home, as well.
A popularly complementary therapy, reiki is a healing art that is non-invasive and intended to be a way to harness the energies of the human body to conduct healing. There are both treatments for specific regions and those designed to help the entire body.
If you play sports then you understand injuries can occur easily and this is what therapists in the discipline of sports therapy work to help their clients overcome. By assessing such features as biomechanics of the body, soft tissue and posture, these therapists work to get you back into shape through hands-on help as well as advice on stretches and exercises you can practice at home.