Naturopathy is a holistic approach to treating illness & disorders of all kinds, by stimulating a body’s self-healing mechanism. Naturopathy is an approach that emphasizes a combination of emotional, physical & spiritual wellness, so one is exposed to a holistic path to health. It helps one recognize the importance of spiritual, psychological & social elements to one’s well-being.
Being mindful of what you eat and the way you eat is a major part of a naturopathic lifestyle. In the naturopathic treatment process, prescribing dietary practices based on your health condition is crucial to initiate and sustain the healing mechanism of your body. Diet and fasting therapy in three distinct stages is a treatment modality in Natural Medicine. Each stage has unique dietary requirements to facilitate elimination, soothing and reconstruction. At SRK Naturopathy Hospital, we completely adhere to these dietary requirements. They form the basis of our food philosophy.
According to Naturopathy, the root cause of most of the diseases is the accumulation of toxic matter in the digestive system. Fasting is considered as one of the most important methods of natural cure. In Naturopathy, fasting is practised to enable nature to perform its cleansing process in the body, without any hindrance, and without any additional load of food to digest. The digestive organs are given a rest, to enable them to regain their health and work efficiently. As per Naturopathy, initially, one should fast for a limited period of time and then gradually increase the time period. One should break the fast with juice, soups, and fruits. But the best and the safest way of fasting is the lime juice fasting. The aim of fasting is to make the bowel empty. Rest is advised during fasting
Mud is an important element of nature, with many important minerals that have a positive impact on our health. Mud is capable of absorbing a number of toxins from the body that benefits the body in prevention of many diseases. A mud pack is advantageous in cold compress, as it retains the coolness longer. Lastly, it is easily available and a cost-effective treatment option. It also cools & relaxes the body with its moisture.
Massage is the manipulation of soft tissues in our body. Massage techniques are commonly applied with hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearms, feet, or a device. The purpose of massage is for the treatment of body stress or pain. It is aimed at providing you a sense of relaxation and rejuvenation. Massages on a regular basis have curative effects. They are the answer to a body pain that has been bothering you for years.
Hydrotherapy is the use of water for restoring, maintaining, and regulating health. Treatments include various baths, packs, compress at different temperatures among others. Water is used both internally and externally in many forms, such as steam, liquid or ice. Hydrotherapy is based on the concept that water has the ability to alter blood flow and revitalize health. Temperature plays a large part in this process, and different ailments can be controlled by practices using different temperatures. Cold water stimulates the body by constricting blood vessels and restricting blood flow to slow inflammation. It also sends blood towards the internal organs to make them function more efficiently. Hot water relaxes the body by dilating blood vessels, increasing blood flow and sending it to the skin and muscles to ease stiffness. Using hot and cold water together or alternately is common in hydrotherapy practices, and is said to boost hormonal function, improve circulation and activate organ function. Some practices soothe the mind and body by allowing the person to float, weightless, as their body is massaged by moving water, and stimulates touch receptors on the skin.
Studies state that our body cells emit electromagnetic impulses that must not disrupt. Imbalanced magnetic and electric fields present inside the body can lead to certain problems like headaches, and more. Things might turn normal again by placing a magnetic field near your body as ions like calcium and potassium present in our cells send command. Generally, This form of therapy is practised on the outer side of the body. Some use magnets with acupuncture needles to treat energy pathways, applying magnetic fields to the injured area helps improve blood flow and oxygen that will enhance the body’s natural healing process. Many studies and clinical trials have been conducted to test the success rate of magnetic field therapy. There has been a positive result that shows potential in the treatment for back pain.
Chromotherapy (or Color Therapy or Surya Kiran Chikitsa) is a drugless method of treating diseases by using different colors from sunlight. It can be used for any problem – physical, mental, emotional or spiritual. It is equally relevant for specific issues as well as an overall relaxation therapy. According to the basic principles of Chromotherapy, the human body is composed of different colors and lack of any color in our body gives rise to disease. The rays of the sun contain all the essential elements needed to reestablish and maintain the health of the human body. Seven colors of Sun rays have different therapeutic effects. These colors are-Violet, Indigo, Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange and Red. For being healthy and in treatment of different diseases, these colors work effectively.
Shiatsu is a non-invasive therapy that may help in reducing physical stress and contribute to overall well-being. Proponents believe that it has both preventative and remedial effects. Shiatsu can be used in the treatment of a wide range of internal, musculoskeletal, and emotional conditions. It is thought to reduce muscle stiffness, stimulate the skin, aid digestion, and influence the nervous system. Shiatsu is used to treat a wide range of chronic conditions, such as headaches, PMS, digestive disorders, fatigue, insomnia, fibromyalgia, stress, anxiety, and musculoskeletal pain, including low back, neck, and joint pain.
Chiropractic is not just for the back. Different parts of the body can be helped through spinal and joint manipulation. The practice can relieve pain, correct your body's alignment and improve your overall function. Chiropractors treat many conditions affecting the nervous system and musculoskeletal system. Chiropractic care can help with low back pain, headache, neck pain, muscle pains and other joints of the body.
Aromatherapy is the alternative way of treatment, which,in literal sense, means "Treatment through Fragrance". Aromatherapy is the modern name for a very ancient knowledge of healing and improving overall well-being, using fragrantnatural plant extracts. These plant extracts are called "Aromatherapy Oils" and can be extracted from the herbs, plants, flowers, fruits, bark, roots or the resin of some trees. These magical extracts from plants can amazingly affect the physical, mental, emotional and even the spiritual wellbeing.