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All complementary therapies articles

Acupuncture is a safe treatment for everybody and it can help to alleviate a number of health problems such as back pain, high blood pressure

Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils to improve wellbeing and health, either by massaging them into the skin, adding them to bath water, or inhaling them from a diffuser or spritz.

Chiropractic involves the Chiropractor using their hands to treat disorders of the bones, muscles and joints.

Gardening is good for you. It is therapy and fitness rolled into one.

Homeopathy is a “treatment” based on the use of highly diluted substances to cause the body to heal itself.

Hypnotherapy attempts to engage a person’s subconscious mind, using the power of suggestion to make a positive change.

Complementary therapy includes a wide range of treatments that can be used alongside or as an alternative to conventional medicine.

Mindful therapy and meditation can be practised on your own or through the help of a service.

Reflexology is the application of pressure to feet and hands to relieve pain and treat medical conditions.

Reiki is a form of touch therapy where the therapist uses distant healing techniques. Their touch should be gentle, light and comfortable.

Shiatsu is a form of Japanese massage which involves applying pressure to various points on the body used to relieve pain and promote health.

Sleep is an essential process that our bodies and minds need in order to function.  This article explains why sleep is important and what can affect it.