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Yoshioka, Akiyo Integrative Medicine Japan
Bando, Hiroshi Integrative Medicine Japan|Tokushima University KAKEN Search Researchers
Nishikiori, Yu Integrative Medicine Japan
Nakanishi, Akinori Integrative Medicine Japan
Keywords
hydrotherapy
balneotherapy
Integrated Medicine Japan (IMJ)
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)
Integrated Medicine (IM)
active and healthy aging (AHA)
Content Type
Journal Article
Description
In the Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and Integrated Medicine (IM), hydrotherapy and balneotherapy have been important treatment. They have several pleiotropic effects, such as thermal effects, buoyancy, hydrostatic pressure, viscous resistance and chemical effects. There is clinical efficacy to various diseases or states, including neck pain, low back pain, knee osteoarthritis, Parkinson disease, and so on. New trial with health promotion strategy with balneotherapy has been reported along World Federation of Hydrotherapy and Climatotherapy.
Journal Title
International Journal of Complementary & Alternative Medicine
ISSN
23811803
Publisher
MedCrave Publishing
Volume
12
Issue
6
Start Page
217
End Page
219
Published Date
2019-11-14
Rights
©2019 Yoshioka et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License(https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and build upon your work non-commercially.
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