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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Alternative Healing Therapies

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Alternative Healing Therapies

by Jenny Sutcliffe
     
 
Along with alternative medicine, alternative healing therapies have grown rapidly in popularity and there is now a demand and need for a comprehensive volume which covers all the healing therapies, their history and how they work. The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Alternative Healing Therapies provides a multitude of historical facts behind each therapy,

Overview

Along with alternative medicine, alternative healing therapies have grown rapidly in popularity and there is now a demand and need for a comprehensive volume which covers all the healing therapies, their history and how they work. The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Alternative Healing Therapies provides a multitude of historical facts behind each therapy, self-help guidelines (where applicable), informative illustrations, and authoritative advice on what to expect from initial and follow-up visits to any of the types of practitioner discussed within the text. This comprehensive, fully illustrated encyclopedia covers the following therapies; Energy Therapies including Acupuncture, T'ai Chi Chuan, Yoga, Polarity Therapy, Reflexology, Metamorphic Technique, Reiki, The Bowen Technique and Therapeutic Touch. Physical Therapies including Massage, Osteopathy, Cranial Osteopathy, Chiropractice, Kinesiology, Rolfing, Zero Balancing, Hydrotherapy and Floatation Therapy. Mind and Spirit Therapies including Psychoanalytic Therapies, Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Humanistic Therapies and Biorhythms. As well as detailed descriptions of all the therapies listed above, which are accompanied by step-by-step photographs to show the reader exactly what to expect when they visit a practitioner, there is a full section on the most common ailments and how these can benefit from the application of the therapies. Illustrated throughout in full color, The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Alternative Healing Therapies also includes a full glossary and a comprehensive list of useful addresses and contacts, making it the best source book for alternative healing therapies currently available.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781862046627
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Edition description:
ILLUSTRATE
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
9.08(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.96(d)

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