Session: Alternative and Preventive medicine

Alternative and Preventive medicine


Alternative medicine in healthcare is a healing practice that's not associated with any of the scientific treatment methods. It consists of a good range of healthcare practices, natural products and therapies, starting from natural herbs to the modified by products extract. It includes various new traditional medicine practices like chiropractic, homeopathy, energy medicine, acupuncture, traditional Chinese medicine, naturopathy, Ayurvedic medicine. Preventive medicine is practiced by all physicians to stay their patients healthy. It focuses on the health of individuals, communities, and defined populations. Its goal is to protect, promote, and maintain health and to prevent disease, disability, and death.

Ø  Mind-Body Interventions
Ø  Biologically Based Therapies
Ø  Manipulative and Body-Based Methods
Ø  Energy Therapies