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Health and Care: Alternative and Complementary Medicine



Disclaimer: New Horizons Un-Limited does not endorse any goods or services provided. New Horizons Un-Limited assumes no responsibility in guaranteeing the services, programs or conditions as described. If you are interested in a resource listed below, call or contact the resource to verify the current situation. Many sites provide valuable information, while others may have information that is unreliable or misleading. Evaluate information and make your own decisions when using these resources. This page provides links to Internet information resources and does not replace the care of a qualified health practitioner.

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Alexander Technique is a method that works to change (movement) habits in our everyday activities. It is a simple and practical method for improving ease and freedom of movement, balance, support and coordination. The technique teaches the use of the appropriate amount of effort for a particular activity, giving you more energy for all your activities. This is a comprehensive site on the Alexander Technique including descriptions, lessons, how to find a teacher, books, videos and other learning resources.

Alternative Medicine Information provides a comprehensive list of alternative medicine information. Some areas of the site are only accessible with membership.

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and Naturopathic medicine was founded upon a holistic philosophy, naturopathic medicine combines safe and effective traditional therapies with the most current advances in modern medicine. Naturopathic medicine is appropriate for the management of a broad range of health conditions affecting all people of all ages. This site covers Naturopathic resources, decriptions of Naturopathic medicine and Naturopathic practices.

Arthritis and Glucosamine Information Center has the latest information on glucosamine, arthritis, and joint pain. Joint pain is something that nobody should have to live with. Fortunately, information is power. Explore this website and evaluate hundreds of articles, "plain english" clinical research summaries, message board posts, and more.

New Sign Autoimmune Mom provides information on treatments of autoimmune disorders that fall outside of traditional medicine. Topics include diet, vitamins and herbs, enrironment and more. Visitors can also search for information concerning a specific condition.

New Sign Center for Integrative Medicine at UPMC Shadyside is the first hospital-based center in Pittsburgh to combine natural healing practices with conventional medicine. Integrative medicine is meant to work in conjunction with traditional medicine, providing a more holistic approach to healing mind, body, and spirit.

I.C.P.A is a non-profit, chiropractic research organization dedicated solely to family health and well-being. The purpose of the I.C.P.A is to compile and publish research pertinent to children's health from conception, throughout pregnancy and in childhood. I.C.P.A membership is composed of over two thousand chiropractic doctors and students around the world. These members share a common interest in the advancement of quality chiropractic care for children.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine includes information on health, research, training, clinical trials a guide on Evaluating Web-Based Health Resources. The number of Web sites offering health-related resources grows every day. Many sites provide valuable information, while others may have information that is unreliable or misleading. This short guide contains important questions you should consider as you look for health information online. Answering these questions when you visit a new site will help you evaluate the information you find.

New Sign Natural Medicines: Comprehensive Database provides unbiased, scientific clinical information on complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies.

Prolotherapy website includes a listing of physicians by state, information about Prolotherapy, and extensive articles and research on this therapy. Prolotherapy is also known as non-surgical ligament reconstruction, and is a permanent treatment for chronic pain. Pain from multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, polio and arthritis are a few of the musculoskeletal pain ailments that can be treated with Prolotherapy.


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Alternative Medicine Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, founded in March 1998 to provide responsible and reliable information about alternative medicine to the public and health professionals. This site offers guides on the following: General Resource Guide, Choosing a Practitioner and How to Make Sense of Contradictory Medical Research.


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