Energy based alternative medicine techniques are based on the belief that there is a certain force or energy that sustains us and is responsible for our well-being. This belief is prevalent in many cultures and communities and, hence, origin of most of the energy based alternative medicine methods dates back to ancient times and cultures. There are many energies surrounding us, flowing inside us and affecting our body and mind. A regularised flow and balance of these energies is extremely essential for a healthy body and its surroundings. Any imbalance or blockages and hindrance in the flow of these energies can cause illness. The medical practitioner channels the energy flow and regulates it using various methods thus relieving the patient of the illnesses.
Some energy based alternative healing therapies are:
It is an energy based alternative medicine techniques that heals via practice of regulation and alignment of breathing and movement. Its roots lie in ancient Chinese medicine, martial arts and philosophy. The treatment involves a systematic and regularised breathing combined with a calm and composed mind and stylised fluid movements that direct the flow of energies (Qi) through the body thus healing it and promoting good health.
Reiki originated in Japan, and is an energy based alternative medicine that has gained a lot of acceptance and popularity in recent times. It is the best technique to reduce stress and relax the body. Reiki is a spiritually guiding life force energy to promote good health and a stress-free life.
The therapeutic touch technique of massage extends its realm beyond relaxation and promotes good health, mental relaxation, body rejuvenation and an overall feeling of well-being. It is the best therapy to resort to for curing injuries to muscles and ligaments as well as for musculoskeletal pain.