Alternative Therapies for Medical Professionals

by ND Vishnu Vignesvaran

This book is unique in many ways with a list of many firsts attached to it. Broadly speaking the contents can be categorized into basic alternative therapies. The basic alternative therapies discuss in detail about standard procedures employed in naturopathy which includes 18 different types of Pranayamas (when most other books limit it to eight of them), the intricacies of various forms of Acupuncture, Heliotherapy, Mud Therapy, Ooze Therapy, 116 different oils for Aromatherapy, Chromotherapy with detailed explanation for Chromo diagnosis, Hydrotherapy, Magnetotherapy, Massage Therapy, Chiropractic, Osteopathy, step-by-step procedures to Shiatsu, Fasting Therapy, Diet therapy for obesity and hypertension, Juice Therapy and Gem Therapy featuring mode of application of Gems and its effects, Dance Therapy with emphasis on its physiological aspects, etc. It is the first book to write about music therapy, leaf therapy (effects of neem, aloe-vera) and Reiki with physiological effects of aura. Another salient feature of the book is the introduction of Neviya yoga (yoga of universal love) for therapeutic and holistic intervention for shaping the personality of an individual. The section on advanced therapies includes an introduction to latest trends in alternative therapies until the time of publication which covers Craniosacral Therapy, Myotherapy, Trigger Point Therapy, Hippotherapy, Rolfing, Pilates, Prolotherapy, Sclerotherapy, Visceral Manipulation, Mechanical Link, Manual Lymph Drainage, Calisthenics, Muscle Energy Technique, Positional Release Therapy, Tai-Chin Chi Kung, Fasting Therapy, Reflexology, Arial Yoga, Somato Emotional Release, Hydrotherapy, etc.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Vignesvaran ND Vishnu DE Natural Health Center, Chennai, Karnataka, India
ISBN 9788184483611
Speciality Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10039
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2008
Pages 364
Book Type Reference


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