May 2015

The Reality (and Benefits) of Physiotherapy Are Quite Surprising

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Commonly perceived ideal only for injured patients, physiotherapy actually suits anyone looking to improve health. No matter your age, you can try it for a variety of benefits, which some we’re going to introduce in this article. Briefly, it is used to manage and prevent any physical problems due to sport, illness and work-related injury. In some cases, it is also used as therapy for the aged who may have had long periods of inactivity resulting from illness or surgery.*

What Is Physiotherapy?

pic_physiotherapy_degreeAdditionally, physiotherapy, also called physical therapy, is a healthcare profession aimed at assisting patients and people in restoring, maintaining or maximizing their function, strength, movement and wellness. Physiotherapists are practitioners who conduct it properly due to their in-depth knowledge on how the human body works and hands-on training and skills in assessing, and helping lessen symptoms of injury, illness and any disability. They often work with a team of other healthcare professionals in order to monitor and meet a specific patient’s medical requirements.*

So, What Are the Benefits of Physiotherapy?

  • It works for all ages, and in fact, this low impact therapy suits even children and seniors. What it does specifically is to strengthen your body, realign your system and promote relaxation through better blood circulation, resulting to a more positive life outlook and view of the world you live in—all because of optimal health!*


  • For seniors, the most significant benefit of physiotherapy may be its movement optimization help. Example, you are finding it hard and straining wearing your socks in the morning or getting to bed at night. These two are real world illustrations on how pain affects the quality of life of our elders, not mentioning that even adults can also suffer from the same nagging condition as early as their 30s. It is great news that they can restore normal movement with this therapy.*


  • It helps lessen pain for chronic conditions, which can be aggravated by repetitive motion or even lack of physical activity. So if you have a chronic condition, do not think twice but ask your doctor about physiotherapy that can strengthen both the tendons and the muscles, while you’re practicing and learning of ways to prevent movements or actions that worsen the already painful chronic condition.*



  • Long hours of sitting and working in front of the computer is a pressing concern in today’s society, and as a result, many people become more prone to acquiring non-sport-related injuries. And because many of us lack in physical activity, our muscles become weak and our bones become brittle. Now to address such issues, physiotherapy is to the rescue because it aids in strengthening the muscles without straining and bones without breaking.*


  • It helps in speeding up recovery from surgery. Athletes and bodybuilders, after surgery, need to recover, and they need it fast. For that matter, nothing works better than physiotherapy that can accelerate recovery after a long period of inactivity as well as it can help in faster healing, helping you get back in the game or in bodybuilding faster.*

Certainly, physiotherapy isn’t only for injured athletes and people due to accidents and illnesses but for everyone looking to realign their system, improve their quality of life and achieve optimal health. Consult your doctor about it today!*

*Results may be experienced differently by different individuals.
This report is developed from clinical studies, research, and customer reviews analyzed by the editors.
Further supporting research and documentation can be found in the “Research” section as well as
the “Disclosure” section of Herbalistreport.

Acupuncture and Its Safe Benefits

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These Are Exactly the Reasons Acupuncture May Be for You

Acupuncture has been around even before our grandparents were born, and as old as human history, it is still as prominent as it ever was because of its benefits. It rooted from China, where in has been practiced as an alternative approach to healing. Practitioners believe health is the product of the harmonious balance of the yin and yan’s, the complementary extremes of the forces of life called as ‘gi or chi,’ wherein QI is flowing through the body’s pathways or meridians, but can only be accessed by the body’s 350 acupressure points.

Part of this principle is that there will be illness if imbalance is present in these gi and chi, something that acupuncture can address—through inserting (sterile) needles in different pressure points using correct combinations, restoring the energy flow and its balance.*

Now, you’re asking, “So, what is in acupuncture for me?” There are plenty of ‘safe’ benefits to get from this alternative healing practice, and the most important ones, we’re going to highlight in the next section. Check them out.

Health Benefits of Acupuncture

Lessens chronic pain

Pain-InjuryThis could be its most significant benefit for most patients who have undergone this type of therapy in addressing pain from arthritis, joint and muscle pain. According to the Archive of Internal Medicine, it can reduce pain by up to 15 percent, especially when used to lessen back pain due to poor sleeping habits, stress and injuries. Also, acupuncture is said to lessen knee pain after surgery; in fact, a study published in the Oxford Journals highlighted how patients with chronic knee pain have found lessening of pain from acupuncture. So if you’re looking for an effective pain management method, try acupuncture.*

Reduces stress

Acupuncture therapy - alternative medicine. Portrait of a beautiful woman in acupuncture therapy

Acupuncture therapy – alternative medicine. Portrait of a beautiful woman in acupuncture therapy

Although a little of stress is good, many people suffer from too much of it due to work, life and family pressure, among others. But if you are looking for an effective alternative against stress, you may want to try acupuncture, which balances your body’s energy flow, in order to reduce a significant amount of stress. By being able to reduce stress in life, you can certainly achieve that balance and relaxation you’re looking for.

Following better balance and relaxation is a better quality of life, something you can also get from acupuncture. If you are able to balance your energy system plus a better diet and an improved physical activity, you will be able to see life in a better perspective and live it in the most enjoyable and productive way you know.*

Reduces pain

As discussed, acupuncture is helpful for people suffering from chronic pain, but you don’t have to wait until you suffer from major pain before acupuncture. You can manage pain, including that due to back pain, menstrual pain, joint sprains and carpal tunnel syndrome. And speaking of pain management, people who frequently suffer from headache and migraine also find this Chinese medicinal practice beneficial.*

Speeds up injury recovery

If you’re an athlete and you suffered from injury or has undergone surgery, you can also depend on acupuncture because it works in improving and speeding up recovery from pain due to injury and promoting faster recovery from surgery, allowing you to get back in the game faster.

These are only a couple of benefits acupuncture can offer you with, but they are just the beginning of a long list of reasons you should try acupuncture for total wellness. If you think we missed an important benefit of acupuncture, tell us in the comments. Finally, feel free sharing this article to people who you think might benefit from it.*

*Results may be experienced differently by different individuals.
This report is developed from clinical studies, research, and customer reviews analyzed by the editors.
Further supporting research and documentation can be found in the “Research” section as well as
the “Disclosure” section of Herbalistreport.