Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) Units are small, transportable devices that send very tiny amounts of electrical impulses to specific parts of the body. These non-invasive units help block pain messages that are being directed to the brain. They can be battery operated and are usually small enough to fit in your pocket, making them easily transportable and easy to use “on-the-go.” There are also TENS conductive gel and pads that can be used to treat pain. The currents that … [Read more...] about The power of TENS for Reducing Pain
Holistic & Alternative Medicine
Does Alternative Medicine Really Work?
Alternative medicine is becoming more popular as Western medicine continues to become more expensive and detrimental to overall health. But does it work? These days it seems that alternative medicine is all the range. But what exactly is it? How do you define alternative medicine is it right for you, and more importantly, does it actually work? Is it legit or just a bunch of snake oil salesmen hocus pocus type stuff? What Is Alternative Medicine? First off, we need to narrow down exactly what … [Read more...] about Does Alternative Medicine Really Work?
5 Health Benefits Of Acupuncture
Acupuncture is a growing form of alternative medicine, which offers many health benefits that even some prescription medications can’t replicate. Acupuncture involves the process of inserting tiny, thin needles into certain areas of the body that are associated with the particular ailments or diseases the patient is suffering from. This is said to release “stuck” or “blocked” energy, allowing it to flow more naturally through the body. Most acupuncturists believe that illness and maladies are … [Read more...] about 5 Health Benefits Of Acupuncture
What Is Reflexology?
Reflexology is an ancient form of alternative medicine that claims to promote health, wellness and healing. Here's what you want to know about reflexology. The Definition Of Reflexology The Reflexology Association of Canada defines reflexology as: "A natural healing art based on the principle that there are reflexes in the feet, hands and ears and their referral areas within zone related areas, which correspond to every part, gland and organ of the body. Through application of pressure on these … [Read more...] about What Is Reflexology?