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Complementary therapy

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Acupuncture is a Chinese medicine treatment. Practitioners use needles to stimulate points in the body to help in the treatment of some conditions.

Moxibustion is the burning of 'moxa', dried plant materials, gently on or near the skin. It's a technique used in Chinese medicine.

Chinese traditional medicine

Based on ancient practices, traditional Chinese medicine uses techniques such as acupuncture, tai chi, herbal medicines and other mind body practices.

Chiropractor administering treatment to a female patient.

Chiropractors and chiropractic treatment

Chiropractors use therapies, such as chiropractic manipulation and massage, to treat and prevent musculoskeletal problems like back and neck pain.

Medicine dropper illustrating homeopathy.


Learn about homeopathy what it is and when it’s appropriate. Explore its uses and where the evidence for homeopathy supports effectiveness and safety.

Man receiving a massage from a professional therapist.

Massage therapy guide

Through manipulating the body's soft tissues, massage therapists can help manage a range of conditions. Learn more about the different types of massag...

Relaxation techniques for stress relief

With practice, relaxation can help you calm down and take a step back from stressful situations. Follow the tips here.

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Health benefits of yoga and Pilates

Learn what yoga and Pilates involves and how they can improve your health and wellbeing, such as preventing back pain and relieving stress.

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