The well trodden paths, centuries old, ancient knowledge percolating down the
agesthat's what tradition is all about. A warm cocoon, which reassures us
with the message that it has all been done before. Traditional therapies for the
most part include systems which are blended with natures own way of curing the
human body, by utilizing nerve points, belief in the body's own healing capacity
or medicines made out of rare herbs and roots. The idea is to tap the wisdom of
the ages and apply it to the modern world.
Acupressure is the no-needle cousin of the more popular Chinese therapy of
acupuncture. In acupressure, the emphasis is on curing through proper pressure
on concerned nerve points in the human body.
Injecting fine needles into different acupuncture points of the body is widely
being recognized as an effective system of alternative healing in modern times.
The traditional philosophy of the Chinese has helped them discover a
unique form of medicine that is logical, practical and effective.
There's some great news for asthmatics. Help is at hand with the
famed fish therapy of the Goud family in Hyderabad, India. Do you find
this impossible to believe ?
Osteopathy is a therapy based on the theory that the body is capable
of making its own remedies against disease and other toxic conditions
and emphasizes the importance of normal body mechanics and manipulatiove
methods of detecting and correcting faulty structure.
Fingers can in themselves be healing if they have learnt the art of
massaging. By applying pressure to reflex areas, relexology has taught
the body to self-heal.
Based on the classical principle of an inherent similarity between
the universal and the individualSiddha medicine is one of the
oldest medical traditions. Too often confused with ayurveda,
it is a pure Dravidian system that started in southern India much before
the Aryan era. Ever since the time of the legendary Sage Agastya and
his 18 siddharsthe ancient propagators and practitioners
of this systemSiddha knowledge has continued to percolate from
master to disciple.
Tibetan medicine, perhaps the most misunderstood of all alternative
systems of healing, believes the seed of sickness lies in the darkness
of spiritual ignorance.