The study of combining acupuncture points and stretching pressure in a comfortable and non-invasive therapy.
The use of Acupressure combined with Reiki. Some practitioners may use intuitive abilities with this session. This therapy balances energy systems, provides relaxation and supports health.
The usage of needles to move energy to weak points or from overly stressed points of the body. Balancing the body’s energy allows it to deal with everyday stress, pressure, and pain.
Aqua Ion Chi Detox Foot Bath
The Ion-cleanse foot bath provides a whole body detoxification therapy session. The session removes toxins from the body through the feet. The unit produces positive and negative ions. These ions cause impurities to be eliminated through the pores of the feet. It works through the process of osmosis.
Aromatherapy Raindrop Technique
The usage of scented oils applied to points on the body or released in the air to allow energy balance. As a non-intrusive therapy, it works both on the body and in the air.
The cleansing of the large intestine with temperature regulated, filtered water.
Herbal Body Wraps
The usage of warm cloths saturated with an herbal solution. This can result in a loss of weight and/or a cleansing of body.
The usage of medicinal plants (herbs) to balance and heal the human body. They are considered natural drugs treating a variety of complaints. Herbs have the possibility of side effects or drug interaction; however, with the guidance of a natural health practitioner, they can be very effective in treating ailments.
The usage of diluted tinctures made from natural sources to balance the body’s energies. Based on the like cures like theory (as in a vaccination) developed by Hippocrates. This therapy is non-interactive with standard medicines.
Homeopathic medicines are used to treat many common health conditions such as menopause, allergies, coughs, PMS, colds, flu, stress, arthritis, muscle pain, and more.
Homeopathic medicines are therapeutically active micro-doses of plants, mineral, and biological substances.
They are safe and reliable natural medicines, therefore considered by many as an excellent first choice when needing treatment of common ailments. Homeopathy has been used for over 200 years, showing a remarkable safety record.
Today, homeopathy is used by millions of people in more than 65 countries and recommended by more than 400,000 healthcare practitioners.
Since the passing of the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act in 1938, homeopathic medicines have been regulated by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
To be recognized as a homeopathic medicine by the FDA, the ingredients must be listed in the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States (HPUS) or generally accepted as homeopathic medicine under the general principles of homeopathy.
Being regulated by the FDA ensures that homeopathic medicines adhere to specific standards.
See also: Integrative Homeopathy
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The study of the coloration and discoloration within the iris of the eyes. Known as "windows of the body", the eyes reflect what is happening internally.
Lymphatic Drainage Therapy is a holistic treatment which promotes a health lymphatic system. The therapy consists of manual pressure and movement over the areas of the lymph nodes. The practitioner uses the fingers and the palms of the hand during a session. The therapy has been reported to reduce swelling, promote tissue cleansing, assist in allergy treatment and stimulate the immune system.
Lypossage is a specialized body work technique that is provided by advanced trained licensed and certified health care practitioners such as nurses, massage therapists, estheticians, and acupuncturists.
Lypossage is a non-surgical, non-invasive, anti-aging, detoxifying bodywork modality that promotes the reduction of adipose tissue (fat cells) and cellulite tissue through lymphatic drainage and kneading of the adipose tissue in the areas of concern. The bodywork techniques are used along with a specially formulated homeopathic spray or ointment that promotes fat metabolism and assists with weight reduction thereby resulting in a smoother appearance of the skin. The therapy shows significant and measurable results.
Five inches can be lost within in just six weeks. The treatment can also break up adhesions in the skin and adipose tissue layers, improve sinus conditions, reduce thigh pain, reduce fibrocystic breasts, and much more.
Lymphatic Drainage Manual Therapy
Lymphatic drainage manual therapy is a specialized body work technique that is provided by advanced trained licensed and certified health care practitioners such as nurses, massage therapists, and acupuncturists. This therapy applies repetitive pressure at lymph node sites and a stroking technique along lymph vessels that stimulates the movement of lymph fluid. This therapy assists with post surgical swelling and inflammation due to numerous heath complaints such as sinusitis, arthritis, gastritis, back pain, neck pain and more.
The unbinding of tightened muscles to allow the body’s energies to flow throughout the body. It promotes circulation and reduces stress.
Professional Medical Massage
Professional Medical Massage is performed by licensed health care practitioners such as nurses, acupuncturists, medical doctors, and chiropractors that have advance continuing education in medical massage. Professional Medical Massage is a distinct form of body work that augments the licensed professional’s methods of care. Nurses us it for comfort measures in medical and surgical wards, Chiropractor’s use it to augment adjustments, and acupuncturists use it to augment acupuncture or acupressure therapy. Professional medical massage promotes circulation, aides is relaxation, promotes a restful sleep, reduces stiffness, decreases inflammation, reduces pain, and more.
The study of disease based on natural health care theories. A system or method of treating disease and evaluating the underlying cause of a disease that employs no surgery or synthetic drugs. It is the study of the origin, nature, and course of diseases as it relates to natural health care. It evaluates through: tongue study, pulse study, kinesiology, hara study, bio-energy field testing, visual observation, urine/stool/ blood study, and related assessment tools typically used by Naturopathologists.
Upon review of all of the assessments the practitioner will end the consultation with a verbal report of finding. Within that report the practitioner will inform the client of specific needs to promote and improvement a positive life style. Examples of the results given within the report of findings will include the use of special foods, herbs, vitamins, homeopathics, bodywork techniques, mind body therapies or other related health care techniques. These therapies are given to assist the natural healing processes and promote balance.
Each consultation is individualized for each client and the components may vary slightly based upon the client’s needs and the assessment of the practitioner. The majority of the visual observation components are completed within the initial visit but may be completed within a follow-up consultation or with an associate practitioner. Lab tests are typically completed within a second or third visit and by those approved to collect specimens under the state department of health and the CLIA administration of the federal government.
The study of all natural therapies. A Naturopath knows many modalities of healing, can practice many therapies, and is able to give recommendations to other practitioners in the health field.
See also: Traditional Naturopathy
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