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A type of therapy in which the therapist moves or manipulates one or more parts of the patient's body.
Chiropractic Therapy is a hands-on technique that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of Neuromuscular disorders through manual adjustment and manipulation of the spine. This therapy focuses on the structures of the body, especially the spine. Chiropractors usually manipulate the body's alignment to relieve pain, improve function and help the body heal itself.
Osteopathic medicine is based on the idea that all the body’s systems are interrelated. Osteopaths focus on treating the whole person.
There are more than 114,000 osteopathic doctors in the U.S. And more than 1 in 4 U.S. medical students are on the path to becoming a doctor of osteopathic medicine.
Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.
In massage therapy, a massage therapist rubs and kneads the soft tissues of your body. The soft tissues include muscle, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and skin. The massage therapist varies the amount of pressure and movement.
According to the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), the massage therapy industry is an $18 billion industry and continues to grow.
Yoga therapy is a type of therapy that uses yoga postures, breathing exercises, meditation, and guided imagery to improve mental and physical health. The holistic focus of yoga therapy encourages the integration of mind, body, and spirit. Modern yoga therapy covers a broad range of therapeutic modalities, incorporating elements from both physical therapy and psychotherapy.
After over a decade of rapid growth, the global yoga industry is only expected to continue to increase in value and is projected to be worth $66.23 billion by 2027.