What are complementary therapies?
Complementary therapies’ are any treatments or therapies that are not part of the conventional treatment (such as medicines or surgery) of a disease. Examples of complementary therapies include acupuncture, massage, aromatherapy, vitamin and mineral supplements and herbal medicines. For more information about complementary therapies including:-
- Do complementary therapies work?
- Are complementary therapies safe?
- Before you start using a complementary therapy?
- Warning signs?
- Working with your healthcare team?
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