Panchakarma means “five actions” or “five treatments”. This therapy is a process used to clean the body of toxic materials left by disease, poor nutrition and environmental toxins.
Energy Healing (Reiki)
The Japanese practice of transferring energy from practitioner to client, via bodily energy fields, began over 200 years ago. It is a holistic healing technique that has no side effects and is completely non-invasive. Energy healing is often used to treat pain, reduce emotional stress as well as to alleviate the symptoms of various medical conditions.
Chakras are seven, invisible, centers of flowing energy located from the bottom of the spine (first chakra) to the top of the head (seventh chakra). In Ayurveda (an ancient, Indian method of holistic healing), this energy is known as Prana and is our life force.
The lymphatic system is a part of the overall circulatory system of the body. It is composed of a system of vessels, organs, glands and tissues. The lymphatic system plays a role in immunity, fluid balance, nutrient deliver and waste removal/detoxification.
Hypnotherapy or hypnosis is an effective and safe form of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). CAM describes any therapeutic treatment or method that is not generally performed by a medical doctor (M.D. or D.O.). Chiropractors and Massage Therapists are examples of CAM professionals.
Reflexology is an ancient energy rebalancing therapy which is now a respected part of western Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). American Physiotherapist, Eunice Ingham, developed the organ/gland body map that is now the basis for reflexology practiced today.
Counseling in Alternative Medicine
In today’s tech-savvy world of shared information and education, there are numerous alternative therapies available. Access to these therapies has become commonplace. Although it may be easy to find out exactly which allopathic specialist to seek out in standard/western medicine, it can be somewhat difficult when pursuing complementary/alternative medicine.