Naturopathic Philosophy Case Analysis Essay Word Count: 1070 The time spent in consultation with a patient is one of the biggest differences between naturopathy and conventional medicine. In order to establish a detailed understanding of the patient’s current health a thorough medical history as well as a look at their diet and lifestyle habits needs to be taken. There are six fundamental healing principles that underpin the practice of naturopathy. Three of those principles are Vis Medicatrix Naturae – The Healing Power of Nature, Primum Non Nocere – First Do No Harm and Tolle Totem – Treat the Whole Person. Each of these principles directly relates to the need for a naturopath to collect in-depth information from patients in the initial consultation.
This article is about the rebirth of acceptance to the Native American traditions and interest in their healing techniques. It has a list of herbs that were used for all sorts of health related issues. Some of these were as simple as a cough for a child; others are to help a deep open gash that in our world now needs stitches. I find it insightful to see what herbs were used and not only herbs but also other plants, bark from trees, and prayer. The article is written by Lauren Johnston, a doctor who studied different religions and the relation to medicine in that religion.
CAM Therapeutic Modalities Paper SCI/201 July 29, 2013 Dr. Adam Krisan CAM Therapeutics Modalities Paper Currently, our nation is making a shift where people are starting to become more proactive and involved with their own personal health. Americans are now taking the necessary precautions to take better care of themselves by investing time and effort into improving their health. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), is combined network of practices, medical products, and healthcare systems with variously different backgrounds. According to NCCAM (2011), different forms of CAM are categorized by “natural products, mind and body medicine, and manipulative and body-based practices” (para 4, p.1). The objective of this essay
University of Phoenix Material Complementary Healing Therapies Chart Complete the following table using information from your text and other sources. |Treatment Modality |Philosophy and Principles of Therapy |Potential Benefits of Therapy | |Acupuncture |Is the oldest healing practice in the world and is part of |Helps to eliminate pain such as back pain, joint pain, neck| | |traditional Chinese medicine. The practice aims to restore |pain, headache, osteoarthritis of the knees. | | |health and through stimulating different points of the body.| | | |Since some pain is triggered from the
This is a mixture of Aztec, Spanish, spiritual and homeopathic combined with scientific medicine. It is practiced by a holistic leader in the form of laying of hands, using herbs and plants to cure illness. The holistic leaders are also sought to perform massages, counseling and readings and cleansings in the form of baths. Hispanics too, seek modern healthcare as a last resort if their folk medicines fail and once their condition improves, the need for healthcare or medicine is no longer
How do you think Jacobs would score on the least preferred co-worker (LPC) scale? Why? Jacobs took orientation to make the hospital a place where common people could get direct access and consultancy from medical experts and supply of services to take care and improve their health using new methods of medical treatment such as meditation, massage, yoga, acupuncture, music and so on. The hospital’s new preventive care slogan was then changed to “Work out at our hospital so you can stay out of our hospital.” 3. Based on the success of Windber, in what range would you guess the overall situational favorability might fall for Jacobs on the continuum illustrated in
As active, it consists in the impartation of ideas, or suggestion, by the healer to the patient. As passive, it consists in the reception and assimilation of such suggestion. The healing power, however, is sought in the consequent mental activity of the patient himself. Spiritualistic: It is claimed by spiritualists that the spirits are the only doctors they require, and that these spirits can both diagnose and prescribe the proper remedies because of their superior knowledge. Spiritual: Spiritual healing, in its strict and proper denotation, may be said to be synonymous with faith-healing in the stricter sense.
The Lees’ culture believe that family knows what is best for their own and that the body, mind, and spirit need to be treated as one while “most Americans...believe in scientific medicine, individual decision through informed consent, the health care provider as the manager of care, and the separation of body, mind, and spirit in treatment programs” (Holli, 2009). There were different ideologies of the how Lia should be treated which led to her health being compromised. The doctors see Lia’s condition solely through a biological perspective, which was why careful prescriptions of medication and other modalities such as blood tests, surgeries, and spinal taps were being introduced. The Lees who are not convinced by the methods the doctors are using believe that a “dab”, an evil spirit, had stolen Lia’s soul. Therefore, rather than relying on medicine, they resort to sacrificing animals, use of special herbs and even attempts to change her name to make sure her soul returns.
I achieved this by personally interviewing my fiancé’s surgeon Dr. Rapp port. During this interview I questioned the benefit of treatments such as chiropractic care, acupuncture, acupressure, massage therapy, and hypnotism. Massage therapy is in fact a component of some physical therapy regimens. When the muscles are less tense, less pressure is put on the nerves, resulting in less pain. Acupressure and acupuncture are widely supported by eastern medicine and skepticized by western medicine.
The scientific proof of the benefits of massage is far-reaching. Benefits ranging from treating the stress and anxiety some feel in everyday life, to the more complex, such as treating disease and alleviating the pain of acute and chronic injury. Massage can be used as preventative medicine, and not just luxurious pampering. Massage not only feels good, but it can greatly alleviate if not totally cure what ails you. Unfortunately massage is still thought of by many as an alternative type of medical treatment, and some still believe that it is a non-necessity, and pampering activity rather than one that provides magnificent benefits for the body.