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Range of Therapies in Lifeline Health Care Centre - Report

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COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3TASK 1............................................................................................................................................31.1 Types of complementary therapies...................................................................................31.2 Advantages and disadvantages of complementary therapies...........................................51.3 Analyze the factors that could influence access to complementary therapies..................5TASK 2............................................................................................................................................62.1 Compare the role of two complimentary therapies in treating that disorder with those oforthodox treatments................................................................................................................62.2Evaluate the attitudes in general towards complimentary therapies................................62.3 Assess the psychological effects of the two complimentary therapies.............................72.4 Briefly explain what contraindications are and compare the contra-indications betweenorthodox and complimentary therapies..................................................................................7TASK 3............................................................................................................................................83.1 Reliability and validity of the Information sources on the complimentary therapy.........83.2 How it improves conditions..............................................................................................83.3 Recommend two complementary therapies for specific users.........................................9TASK 4............................................................................................................................................9CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................9REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................11
INTRODUCTIONComplementary therapies are such treating methods in which non-mainstream practicesused together for treating the patients. In the advanced era these therapies are very popular inBritain and other countries. Each method is having its own theory and practices which is mostlyused by medical professionals at the time in surgery or dietician etc. Present report will discussthe range of therapies in context to Lifeline health care centre.Factors which can influenceaccess to complementary therapies will be described in this assignment. Several policies,legislations will be covered which can explain the use of these therapies in society (Vohra, S. andBoon, 2015).TASK 11.1 Types of complementary therapiesThere are several types of Antonymous therapies which can be used by Lifeline healthcare centre for providing effective treatment to patients:pharmaceutical mediatedIt is the method in which doctors and other medical professionals treat patients by givingsome pharmaceutical medicine. It includes below maintain techniques:Herbal medicine: These are such medicines which are made up with natural process suchas leaves, roots or flowers of the plant. It is important to take these medicines with properguidance of medical professionals. It may cause problem is patient take this with othertablet, issuemay be allergy etc. The major benefit of using this treatment that medicinescan easily available at local drug stores (Cramer and et.al, 2012). As it is made up withnatural process so less chances to have side effects if patient take it carefully. It isbeneficial and effective to improve health of public for longer period. It depends uponcase to case that how-much does doctors prefer to give to service users. Administration ofthese medicines are in the form of physical tablets.Treating process of herbal medicine isvery simple, they ask questions to patients and give them herbal medicines. They do notexamine the users physically.Homeopathy:It is the complementary therapy in which high diluted substances used asingredients. It is the part of western medicines which is used foran extremely widerangepatients who are suffering from bad asthma, ear infection, hay fever or depression
etc. It depends upon patient health condition that how much dose individual requires. Thebasic principle of this therapy is succession. As these medicines can be stored for longerperiod so it can be beneficial for the care homes. It can be easily administer by the serviceusers and individual can get speedy results.In the treatment process practitioner ask topatients regarding their daily routine life and personality. By this way medicalprofessional identify symptom. As all people have different body structure sohomeopathy doctors focus on individual need and accordingly they provide themmedicine.Physical mediatedIt is the complementary therapy in which doctors give physical touch to care users forexamine their situation and to give them treatment according to their health condition. It hasmany types:Alexander Technique: It is the therapy which focus on postures, movement of individuals so thatthey can prevent own self from several diseases(Cramer and et.al, 2012). It is based on variousprinciples sit and stand affects, relation between head, neck and spine, working of mind and bodyetc. In this medical professional observes the body movement of patients and guide them on theirbody postures. It generally consists of 20 or more week process. It is useful in long term backpain, neck pain, Parkinson's diseases.Treatment process of this technique is simple in whichdoctor first observe body postures of patients and guide them about correct postures.Professionals suggest them some basic exercise which can give relaxation in pain.
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