Category Archives: Acupressure
Alternate therapy is term used to relate to any treatment method that does not have supportive scientific evidence. This includes Naturopathy, Chiropractic Healing, Herbal or traditional Chinese medicine, Unani, Ayurveda, Meditation, Yoga, Biofeedback, Homeopathy, Acupuncture and any other related treatment methods.
Types of Alternate Therapies and their Significance
What is acupressure? How is prevention and detection of diseases possible with acupressure? Is it a scientific approach ? We are familiar with lot of proverbs that hail health. Health is very important for everyone to lead a happy and stress-free life.
Acupressure is a very good and natural way to do it. Acupuncture as you all know is an ancient Chinese therapy. The word acu means fine needle and to “puncture”. Acupressure is an advanced methodology of acupuncture which is sans needle. Here pressure is applied to the points. This makes it much safer than using a needle and avoid major complications that acupuncture had.
Acupressure is an ancient Chinese healing method being practice for centuries with good success. Though scientists still claim Acupressure does not have any scientific proof it’s accepted by WHO as a treatment method.
This says it all for any skeptics who are against this treatment method as everyone knows WHO does not recognize any treatment without considerable evidences. Now let us have a look at the use of acupressure for common day-day ailments.