Alternative therapy use is on the rise and it really is no surprise as you really do here more and more success stories of people that have used it to combat a range of different ailments. In terms of which type of alternative therapy to use it really does depend on what issue and you are suffering from and moreover which therapy works for you.
The most evidence from the different therapies has come from acupuncture, massage, tai chi and yoga and some of these are now medically recognized for treatments such as lower back pain for example.
Acupuncture is one that originates from China and has been used for centuries in oriental medicine for a wide range of different ailments which range from things like depression to bowel disorders etc. This relies on the proper flow of Qi (energy) through the body to promote a healthy body and mind. It is said that when we have blockages of Qi within the body is the time that we suffer from disease and illness.
Massage is one that is now licensed for treatment for lower back pain after a range of different studies and evidence has shown its effectiveness. This however doesn’t mean that going for a tantric massage in London will fix your problems with lower back pain and it is important that you get a massage from a qualified practitioner to really experience the full benefits of this therapy.
Yoga is a low impact form of exercise which has also been shown to be very effective in a range of different situations. It combines both meditation aspects as well as exercise and lots of stretching which has also been show to improve flexibility, and also shown to be beneficial for lower back pain, stress as well as depression.