Alternative Health

An step into the world of alternative health can be a real treat. © Michelle Chaplow and istockphoto
An step into the world of alternative health can be a real treat.

Alternative Health

A wide range of alternative health treatments are explained in this Alternative Health section on Andalucia.com. Many are available in Andalucia, Spain.

The Budwig Protocol incorporates the best evidence from all branches of medicine across all cultures. The protocol is based on the work and research of the renowned German biochemist and author, Dr.… More →

A wide range of alternative health treatments are explained in this Alternative Health section on Andalucia.com. Many are available in Andalucia, Spain.

Yoga originated in India some 5,000 years ago. Major benefits of regular Yoga practice include maintaining a supple, healthy body and an increased feeling of physical, mental and emotional… More →

Time line therapy is a process that allows freedom from undesired negative emotions; such as fear, anger, sadness and anxiety, by releasing these emotions from the memories that harvest them.

Thalassotherapy comes from the Greek word 'Thalssa' for the sea. It is a natural therapy using seawater in many different types of relaxing and reviving therapies, such as hydro baths, jet spray… More →

Thai Yoga Massage is an ancient, unique and powerful massage, using a combination of gently pressure and applied yoga, which helps to release blocked energy and promote good health.

T'ai Chi is an ancient Chinese mixture of exercise and meditation based on a gentle form of martial arts. It has been practiced for centuries to promote good health, longevity and spiritual… More →

Sports Massage is a deep tissue body massage, which keep the muscle tissue supple. For regular exercisers it should be part of the overall workout and avoids suffering from painful stiffness and… More →

Spiritual Healing or the 'laying on of hands' is the ancient method of channelling energy through the healer to the patient to trigger self-healing in the body.

Shiatsu Massage is an ancient Japanese pressure massage, where the practitioner uses fingers, hands, feet, elbows and knees to stretch out your body in order to release energy and create wellbeing… More →

Reiki is a technique for stress reduction and relaxation that allows everyone to tap into an unlimited supply of "life force energy" to improve health and enhance the quality of life. An amazingly… More →

Reflexology (or zone therapy) is the application of pressure on points of the feet, which reflect parts of the body. Pressure and massage on specific areas of the feet can stimulate energy… More →

Paraffin wax has been used for health and beauty treatments for many years due to it being an effective medium for heat transfer to the skin and joints. Most beauty salons in Andalucia and… More →

Oxygen Facial is a combination of beauty treatment and science in the form of a relaxing and rejuvenating facial, which helps to reduce fine lines and improves the complexion.

Osteopathy is the diagnosis and treatment of the body, using expertise and knowledge of the overall structure and each related function of all the body's parts. This is a form of non-evasive… More →

Okkaido is the name given to a special cleansing and revitalising therapy, which combines an individual vapour sauna bath, together with the direct intake of oxygen.

Nutritional Therapy is the study and application of the individual patient's nutritional needs to ensure that the body is properly maintained for optimum health.

NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) is a method of studying our behaviour and deep-rooted patterns to help us understand and therefore improve our lives.

Meditation is a relaxing form of reflection or contemplation, which has endless benefits for our general health and well being, both physical and mental.

Magnet Therapy is the specialised use of magnets to improve blood flow and oxygen supply to the red blood cells, increasing energy levels and accelerating healing. Said to boost the immune system… More →

Lymphatic Drainage is a special type of massage, using specific pressure, which stimulates the lymph system to remove waste and build the body's defences.

Life Coaching is a form of one-to-one professional guidance and support, which can help you break old habits leaving the way clear for you to achieve your goals and accomplish ambitions in career… More →

Iridology is the study of the iris (the coloured part of the eye), to reveal your general state of health. Specific areas, shadows and spots on the iris represent the different organs and parts of… More →

Indian Head Massage is an ancient Hindu massage to the head, neck and shoulders, which is not only therapeutic and relaxing, but, with the use of certain oils, can also help to promote hair growth… More →

Hydrotherapy is the use of water to promote good health, by cleansing and revitalising your system. Water can be used to dispose of the bodied waste products, which are often the cause of illness… More →

Hummingbird Therapy is a spiritual science that offers processes to awaken intuitive awareness as a spiritual path, learn the stages of higher knowledge and develop clairvoyance with hands-on… More →

Hot Stone Therapy is a type of massage using specially heated volcanic lava stones, combined with Swedish-style massage movements, which has healing properties for both skin and muscles.

Homeopathy is a 200 hundred-year-old system of treating illness with natural medicines, by using a 'like with like' approach to stimulate the body to self-heal, as opposed to conventional western… More →

Healing is the channelling and interaction of energy fields between healer and patient, causing certain blockages to be cleared. The healing is directed at the body's energy centres (Chakras) to… More →

Harmonic Resonance Therapy encourages our body cells' own frequency to be amplified by running a small, electromagnetic current through the palm of the hand or the ball of the foot. Its effect is… More →

Gestalt Therapy is a form of self-help through the guidance of a qualified therapist. The aim is to get you to become aware of your own unhelpful patterns and to find better solutions to make your… More →

Feng Shui is the ancient Chinese art of correct placement of objects in and around your home. The balance and harmony achieved by Feng Shui, allows a free flow of energy in your surroundings and… More →

Feldenkrais Method (ATM - Awareness Through Movement) is a learning process, which helps you to understand your body and explore the way you move so that you can correct yourself. It aids mobility… More →

Detox Treatments are regulated courses lasting anything from 2 days to 2 weeks, where you are guided by medical professionals to cleanse your body inside and out. The course will include… More →

Dance Movement Therapy is the use of dance moves to liberate your true self and to connect with your creativity, thus empowering you to really enjoy life.

Colour Therapy is the use of colours to bring balance and harmony to the energy centres (chakras) of the body, thus promoting good health, both physically and psychologically.

Colonic Irrigation is the evacuation of accumulated toxins and waste products from the bowels, colon and intestine using tepid water. Qualified therapists with a medical background should carry… More →

Back and neck pain are two of the most common complaints, and at some time in our lives almost everyone experiences some form of these types of pain. As a result, more and more people are turning… More →

Chelation Therapy is the cleaning out of the arteries by way of an intravenous fluid. This treatment can be given as prevention or cure for arterial disease. Treatment is usually once or twice a… More →

According to ancient texts, the seven chakras are located in the following areas: the first is near the anus, the second is near the genitals, the third is near the navel, the fourth is in the… More →

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