Natural healers can be recommended by your doctor, be sure to keep them aware of any alternative therapies you decide to try. You can also contact a professional organization. The website for the American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine , if you prefer a someone who is a physician or thinking about biofeedback, therapist can be located on the internet, the Association for Applied Psycho-physiology and Biofeedback. One word of advice always check the license of the practitioner they are often licensed by the state.
Do your research your health and well being depends on it. Ask questions make sure you know about their experience and expertise. I see a certified doctor of Chinese Medicine with over 18 years of Chinese and America Medicine.
Acupuncture: This is the ancient Chinese therapy of inserting needles into acupuncture points in the skin is traditionally thought to balance the body’s energy flow, or qi (pronounced “chee”). Western researchers theorize that it works by stimulating the product of pain- relieving chemicals.
Try it for lower back, shoulder, neck and knee pain, migraines and fertility problems. Acupuncture can ease neck and back pain when conventional drug therapy is not your choice or an option. Side effects are rare and if you have done your research and trust in the knowledge you have found.
Treatment can be pricey consolations start at $100 and treatments range from $50 to $175 a session. More and more insurance companies are covering this treatment.
Biofeedback: sensors measure skin temp, perspiration and more. Patients learn to tune in to a physical response such as rapid breathing and control whats causing it. If you breath deeply the beeps you hear will slow and anxiety can be controlled by listening to the body.
This therapy can help with headaches, hypertension, stress, urinary incontinence and chronic pain. Biofeedback can ease the frequency and intensity of headaches by 35 to 50 percent. The theory is it helps you recognize and mitigate pain triggers such as muscle tension. Listening to the body clues can help teach you hw to reduce leaks by strengthening the pelvic floor.
Side effects of biofeedback is minor irritation on the skin at the site of electrodes. The treatment dose require multiple sessions and how many will be determined after a consolation. It is not uncommon to have up to 40 sessions costing $50 to $175 a session. Insurance will sometimes cover biofeedback, check with your provider.
So remember to check with your primary doctor and your insurance provider take charge of you health.
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