Holistic Therapy Approaches
ho·lis·tic adj \hō-lis-tik\
1 : of or realting to to holism
2 : realting to or concerned with wholes or with complete systems rather than with the analysis of, treatment of, or dissection into parts. <holistic medicine attempts to treat both the mind and the body> holistic ecology views humans and the environment as a single system>
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Traditional mental, physical and emotional medical treatments generally neglect certain important aspects of participants’ needs. Factors that could enhance progress or quality of life including, but not limited to: nutrition, stress management, relaxation techniques and exercise may be overlooked. Holistic approaches to health treatments focus on treating the person as a whole. These treatments provide additional tools that assist in strengthening the mind, body and spirit and guide the person and their family to better cope with the challenges they may be currently facing.
The Trancephormations philosophy is to treat the individual as a whole and provide a variety of support that will enhance participants health and overall well being, with as little discomfort as possible. Some of the therapies that have currently been identified as complimentary and beneficial in the support of mind, body and spirit and are provided by Trancephormations include CranioSacral Therapy, AcuPoint Stimulation, the Kinesio Taping ® Method and Reiki.
For the individual who wants to exercise all of his or her options for treatment of an illness, holistic therapies offer options to traditional treatment modalities. Treatment of the whole persons provides additional tools that help strengthen the mind, body and spirit and help the person and the family better able to cope with illness and disability.
CranioSacral Therapy is a gentle, hands-on approach that releases tensions deep in the body to relieve pain and dysfunction and improve whole-body health and performance. Using a soft touch, practitioners release restrictions in the soft tissues that surround the central nervous system.
Microcurrent Point Stimulation (MPS) is a new FDA approved therapy that combines the principles of acupuncture & neurology with microcurrent stimulation. Around the world, MPS is successfully helping many pain patients control their patient pain levels and resume normal functioning in their lives again!
Kinesio Taping ® Method
The Kinesio Taping® Method is applied over muscles to reduce pain and inflammation, relax overused or tired muscles, and support muscles in movement on a 24-hour-a-day basis. The taping is non-restrictive and allows for full range of motion. Kinesio® Tex Tape is used to treat anything from headaches to foot problems and everything in between. Just a few examples include rehabilitation from sports injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, lower back strain/pain (subluxation, herniated disc), knee and shoulder conditions.
Reiki is a spiritual healing art with its roots in Japanese origin. The word Reiki comes from the Japanese word (Rei) which means “Universal Life” and (Ki) which means “Energy”. Reiki is not affiliated with any particular religion or practice. It is not massage or based on belief or suggestion. It is a subtle and effective form of energy healing using spiritually guided life force energy.