Complementary and Alternative Medicine Used in Pain Management
In traditional medicine, complementary and alternative medicine methods can be applied when these methods are insufficient or when these methods are not needed.
Although these methods are perceived as unscientific methods, this is not actually the case. In fact, complementary and alternative medicine methods are scientific methods with proven curative effects.
So, what are the complementary and alternative medicine methods and which diseases are they used in the treatment?
What is Complementary and Alternative Medicine?
Complementary and alternative medicine methods are treatment methods developed as an adjunct to traditional medicine methods and determined by doctors according to the condition of the patients and the disease.
It can be used directly for the treatment of the disease, as well as to improve the quality of life of patients. The most commonly used methods in complementary and alternative medicine are as follows:
- Therapeutic (medical) massage,
- Azone therapy,
- Manual therapy,
- Personalized physical activity and exercise,
- Meditation and yoga,
- Healthy eating and diet.
These methods have been used among complementary and alternative medicine methods for many years. Let's look at the details of medical massage, ozone therapy, manual therapy and acupuncture treatments together...