Western medicine might be advanced but it has much to learn when it comes to treating pain. It mostly relies on creams, ointments, and pills to treat pain but these have side effects. Alternative medicine on the other hand is far advanced in treating pain. A good route to follow in pain treatment is to listen to your doctor’s recommendations and then add to it an alternative route to treating pain. One technique that has been used for hundreds of years in pain treatment in the Middle East is reflexology. It involves knowing that there are points on the palm that are connected to the body parts and when pressure is applied to these points pain may be relieved. The first thing to learn in reflexology is what body parts are bonded to points on the palm. Then, you apply pressure intermittently to those points, first for five seconds, then three seconds, and so on continuously, doing this daily. There is a video in the original article where a famous reflexologists shows his audience how to apply this technique.
- No matter how advanced western medicine has gone in treating disease conditions and pain, we still have much to learn about treating these conditions.
- When using western medicine, many people rely on creams, ointments and pills, but many of them might have a negative effect on the body.
- A good route to follow in treating pain is to take the advice of doctors and add treatments from alternative, herbal medicine.
“The reflexologist explains how through our feet and palms we can relieve from pain in certain areas or body parts, with only adding a little bit of pressure.”