About the book
Various complementary therapies are used in different clinical situations. It is important to highlight that these complementary therapies are effective and, in general, without side effects or complications when properly performed. Among several complementary therapies, it is possible to consider acupuncture, auriculotherapy, herbal medicines (Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicinal plants), exercises (Tai Chi Chuan, Yoga, Lian Gong), manual therapy (chiropractic, shiatsu, osteopathic manipulations), homeopathy, meditation, and hypnosis.
This book will explore six topics involving the information and the comprehension of the use of complementary therapies in (i) COVID-19 individuals to manage symptoms and sequela related to the disease, (ii) oncology and in palliative care to manage pain, lymphoedema, fatigue, and anxiety, quality of life, (iii) pain management in several musculoskeletal conditions, (iv) health promotion, wellbeing, human development, aging and women’s and men’s health, occupational health, ergonomic intervention, and workplace intervention. (v) sports to the prevention and treatment of sports injuries and (vi) neurology and mental health with an emphasis on rehabilitation.
The readers of this book will have the opportunity to contact with the latest findings related to the use of complementary therapy in several fields related to the health sciences.