One particularly nice thing about a holistic approach is that many modalities are available. When thinking about holistic joint pain remedies, many Americans limit the possibilities. Our frame of reference for pain management is usually a medication (Over-The-Counter or Prescribed) or some procedure. This article by Nicole Noel, Guest Columnist at Pain News Network, suggests nine approaches. It is a great start but this is far from exhaustive.
Whatever your ailment may be, holistic medicine has an answer.
A therapeutic method that dates back to early civilizations, holistic medicine takes into account the mind, body, emotions and spirit — with the aim of helping patients achieve or restore proper balance in life and prevent or heal a range of conditions, including musculoskeletal pain. Holistic treatments offer a ray of hope for many patients suffering from arthritis, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia and other conditions that cause joint pain.
- Tai Chi
- Diet Changes
- Spa Treatments
- Capsaicin Cream
Holistic Must Be… Holistic
The HealthCare Too approach to Holistic Health does not exclude conventional Western medicine. That would be a mistake for holistic joint pain remedies or any health question. We also believe that relying solely on medication and medical procedures for “healthcare” is also a mistake, leaving us with current US sick care system. A holistic care plan is really up to you, the consumer. That can be scary.
For years we have been told that we are not capable of making medical decision without a medical degree. That is absolutely true. However, we make health-impacting Life decisions every day without any medical advice. How long should I sleep today? What should I eat? When should I eat? How will I deal with the negative people and events in my Life? What exercise will I pursue? How can I open myself to greater spirituality? And so much more!
Holistic Health requires an open-mindedness to look at therapies that 1) do no harm, 2) fit your Lifestyle and Beliefs, and 3) offer you a benefit. Our challenge HealthCare Too is to create Awareness for holistic options, highlight any known Benefit, and promote Coordinated Care for your optimum health.
The HealthCare Too model provides for a holistic approach to health. We look for articles and knowledge to help consumers and their care teams make holistic health decisions and also shop for the best deals in holistic health so you can find them here! We appreciate the value of surgery and pharmaceuticals but want to make more paths available for your HealthCare Too. See our model for Holistic Health for more information!