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Is There A Difference Between Reiki And Craniosacral Therapy
Yes: Yes craniosacral therapy refers to the specific osteopathic technique of treating the skull plates with the application of gentle force of direct hand contact and muscle energy stretching, while reiki refers to the transference of "life force energy" by the laying on of hands by the practitioner either directly or having the hands in close proximity to the patient to transfer energy and well being. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Method istimulation : Both methods aim to stimulate acupuncture points under the skin, acupressure using massage and acupuncture using small needles. We can also use heat, electricity, ultrasound, or low intensity laser to stimulate the points, so it can be completely painless. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Different Focus: A massage therapist generally works with the muscles and tissues using various techniques treat various problems. Chiropractors work with the joints in the skeleton, making adjustments to treat problems. They may use some soft tissue techniques in their treatment, similar to massage. Both require training and should be licensed by the state. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lots: Massage therapy involves the placement of the hands on the patient for a variety of reasons. There are many different types of massage just as there are many different types of pt. Pt and massage can overlap a bit but in general a physical therapist has more training than a massage therapist and are trained in the rehabilitation of a variety of orthopedic and neurological conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Homeopathy is a specific form of natural medicine, based on the theory that a very tiny dose of a substance that causes symptoms in a healthy person can cure those same symptoms in a sick person. There are many other forms of "natural medicine, " but many people mistakenly use the term homeopathy to refer all natural medicine. See http://www.Homeopathic.Com/articles/introduction_to_homeopathy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Vertiver is an essential oil that alone or in combination with other oils could be used to help reduce stress- physical and mental.It is known as the "oil of tranquility". It could be used by inhalation, baths, massages. That is a gentle tool for controlling anger in combination with others- breathing exercises, brisk walking, cognitive behavioral therapy, past life therapy, ... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: I agree with dr. Dasilva that homeopathy is holistic, and also a distinct system of medicine. But his description of "homeopathic" is actually "isopathic": using a solution of the identical organism thought to cause lyme. Instead, homeopathy applies medicines whose pattern of symptoms matches those of the individual patient: "similar suffering". Actual remedy could be plant, mineral, or animal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Physical therapy: Physical therapy is to use physical way to reach therapy aim. Includes temperature modality, mechanic way to move joint and muscle and electric or ultrasound application to reach therapy purpose. Complementary therapy are traditional ways to reach therapy. Such as herb medicine, nutritional therapy, massage, acupuncture etc. There are cross coverage between the two kind therapy ways. ...Read more
Some differences...: There are some differences in the terms. Holistic medicine generally means a philosophy of addressing not only the physical body but also mind and spirit. Integrative medicine is a term generally adopted by conventionally trained physicians to mean combining (or integrating) the best that western medicine has to offer with other traditions, such as chiropractic, massage, nutrition, etc... ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Not a clear question: I'm not sure what you mean, since there are many different clinical theories and theories of counseling psychology. Too numerous to list or explain in 400 characters. The term counseling, as opposed to psychotherapy, tends to be used when the therapist has less clinical training (masters or lower), but this is not always the case. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Very different: Osteopaths (do's) are fully licensed physicians who can practice in all 50 states, writing prescriptions & performing surgery, in essence, the same as their allopathic colleagues (md's). Chiropractors are not licensed physicians; they cannot write prescriptions or perform surgery. They do have a license for being a doctor of chiropractic, performing manipulative therapy. Do's also do manipulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the difference between a traditional chiro and a chiro trained in and practicing only the network spinal analysis method?
Very little: Network spinal analysis (nsa) is a marketing tool. Chiros function under an ancient, disproven notion of disease causation by spinal misalignment termed "subluxation" - something never demonstrated to exist. "treatment" is by forceful thrusts. Nsa postulates an improvement in function by gentle touch leading nerves to "retrain" for health. No evidence exists for this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Physical therapy: Physical medicine is a state of the medical arts that is practiced by doctors who specialize in medical management of many disorders e.g. Pain management, spinal disorders, etc. Physical therapy is the type of therapy prescribed by doctors in order to help many canditions e.g. Musculo-skeletal problems, pain problems etc. The therapy is done by physical therapist who are licensed to do this ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes and No.: These terms may be used interchangeably to distinguish them from conventional or orthodox medicine. Technically, "holistic medicine" refers to using a approach where the body is encouraged to do its own healing. In contrast, "complementary medicine" refers to a practice of medicine that works with conventional medicine and "alternative medicine" refers to using natural means other than drugs. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Psychology licensure: varies a bit from jurisdiction to jurisdiction but most US states and Canadian provinces are similiar. They generally require a doctorate plus a year or more post doc experience and exams. Most have licensure laws, a few use "certified." Clinical psychologists diagnose and treat mental illness and more. Other psychologists treat developmental/more normal range issues, do research, schools, et ...Read more
What is the difference between Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation, is there a dr in new york that offer ces?
TMS vs CES: Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) uses magnetic fields to stimulate brain nerve cells to treat depression. Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) uses a pulsed electric current across the head to treat depression, anxiety & insomnia. I can't give you leads on a provider. Take care. ...Read more
Specialization: In general terms, occupational therapy is a specialized form of physical therapy. Pts may focus on treating an injury and healing the body. Ots focus on assisting the patient with daily activities/occupations. It can be activities like self care (eating, cleaning, dressing, cooking), mobility (opening doors, using equipment), or work (keyboard, work station, operating work tools). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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