The system of scientific knowledge and practical measures used to detect, treat and prevent disease is called medicine. Conventionally, the medicine can be divided into two areas: traditional and non-traditional (alternative, non-classical).
Alternative medicine uses the knowledge accumulated by people for many centuries experienced by. The main difference between these two directions can be called that the approaches of alternative medicine are based on the assessment of the manifestations of the disease, and conventional medicine studies the mechanisms of diseases.
It is possible to allocate following kinds of alternative medicine: phytotherapy (treatment with medicinal herbs), urine therapy (external or internal application of urine of man or animals), aromatherapy (treatment using scents), acupuncture (acupuncture, acupressure), apitherapy (treatment with honey), manual therapy (a complex of biomechanical techniques performed by hand), hirudotherapy (leeches latch) and more. Continue reading
Treatment of osteochondrosis and other diseases of the musculoskeletal system, as a rule, is carried out using a number of modern and proven techniques and developments. Physiotherapy is, in this case, one of the most important places in the Arsenal of physicians. This area of clinical medicine specializing in the medical and physiological impact on the human body, both natural and artificially created physical factors.
Physiotherapy is the most common and safe method for the treatment and rehabilitation of patients with osteochondrosis. It is devoid of side effects inherent in drugs.
Physiotherapists use proven methods thousands of years of physical therapy (mud therapy) and has been created in our time methods – light therapy, shock wave therapy, a magnetotherapy, treatment by high-frequency and low-frequency, and cryotherapy (the ancient age, but in the modern technical version).
One of the very effective procedures in the treatment of degenerative disc disease is a mud, for example, medical applicators Tambukan dirt. The beneficial effect of these applicators is related to the unique properties of the mud of the lake Tambukan (Caucasian Mineral Waters, Stavropol territory), which comes to us without changing its natural composition. Continue reading
Methods of treatment folk remedies
Gout (Dr. Henry)
Causes of gout
Very few exceptions, hereditary tendency, gout is a typical disease of civilization, caused by disorders of metabolism (uric acid). The last lingers in the blood, instead of to stand out through the kidneys. Occur when crystalline deposits of uric acid in the joints (mostly in the fingers and toes).
The symptoms of gout
In acute attack of gout joints swell, turn red and hurt a lot even with a light touch. You should immediately consult a doctor. Gout attacks, however, can become chronic. In joints arise gouty nodes under the skin that must be treated, as they may cause deformity of the joints. Complications include damage to the kidneys.
Gout causing factors are unhealthy diet, obesity, frequent consumption of alcohol and coffee and kidney disease. Continue reading