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Comp health teachback

  1. 1. Chapter 5: Complementary Health Practices <ul><li>Elizabeth Lewis </li></ul><ul><li>Fall 2011 </li></ul>
  2. 2. What Are Complementary Health Practices? <ul><li>Often referred to as alternative medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Includes both practitioner-administered and self-care treatments </li></ul><ul><li>Linked with various remedies </li></ul><ul><li>Continuing to grow rapidly </li></ul>
  3. 3. Complementary Healing Approaches <ul><li>Herbal Medicine </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Botanical and herbal medicines </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Currently researching the safety of commonly used herbs </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Acupuncture </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Traditional Chinese medicine </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Used to attract, disperse, or unblock the flow of qi </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use of small needles in various parts of the body </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Spinal Adjustment </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Osteopathic and chiropractic practices </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Bodywork </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Physical and bodily manipulation and movement </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Massage </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Many different types of massage treatment </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Relaxes the body and releases muscle tension </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Meditative Practices <ul><li>Meditation </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ The intentional paying of attention from moment to moment” </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Calming, stress release, and spiritual practice </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Yoga </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Combination of physical poses and breathing exercises </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Used for exercise, help with breathing, or spiritual expression </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>T’ai Chi </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chinese martial arts </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Balances the flow of energy </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Relaxation </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Progressive relaxation training (PRT) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Visualization </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Continued Practices... <ul><li>Dance and Movement Therapies </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pleasure and relaxation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>May have cultural and spiritual aspects </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Physical and emotional healing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Spiritual Healing </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Has many different meanings </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Varies with cultural and beliefs </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Energy Healing </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Therapeutic touch </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Homeopathy </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Natural based ingredients; plants, animals, minerals </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 7. Which One Is Right For You? <ul><li>Research through books, online, classes, and talking with others </li></ul><ul><li>Consult with a health care provider and request a referral </li></ul><ul><li>Determine personal factors including location, support groups, and type of pain </li></ul>
  7. 8. Inspirational Quote <ul><li>“Health is not merely the absence of disease but a state of well-being in which the body, mind, and spirit are balanced” </li></ul>
  8. 9. Discussion Question? <ul><li>Do you think people are reluctant to try new forms of medical treatments? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there any treatments you would be willing to try or not try? </li></ul>

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