Alternative Treatments

Woman doing yoga spine program at Clinica Las Condes

The Spine Center at Clinica Las Condes offers rehabilitation and physical therapy programs to help restore  patients’ mobility and spinal health.  Physical therapy and exercise are important components in the recovery process after a clinical procedure.  Our team of physiotherapists will coach you through the program and help create a long-term maintenance program to support your spine.

Alternative treatments patients may consider

There are several alternative treatments that may also be beneficial your spinal health. Some patients seek these types of alternative treatments to augment or compliment traditional medical treatments.

There are many ancient Eastern culture treatments that have now become mainstream treatments in the west. These include acupuncture, aroma therapy, Reiki, psychoanalysis & hypnosis. These treatments are designed to assist a patient by helping them reduce stress, pain, and often rely less on medication.


Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese form of treatment that is quickly being embraced by western cultures. There is abundant scientific evidence that supports acupuncture as treatment for some types of conditions. Acupuncture is most effective at treating chronic pain, such as headaches; menstrual cramps; and low back, neck, or muscle pain. It can also be used to treat arthritis, facial pain. At the Spine Center of La Clinica Las Condes our physicians work closely with acupuncturists to help you achieve the best results possible.

Aroma Therapy

Aroma therapy is often used in conjunction with massage and physical therapy. Aromatherapy stress management technique uses essential oils through various application techniques. Aromatherapy Essential oils are exceptional in treating and alleviating stress and muscle tension as well as helping the patient feel a higher sense of well-being.

Reiki

Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. Reiki practitioners are able to help clinic patients by helping them reduce stress and muscle tightness, reduce pain, and live life more enjoyably.

Psychoanalysis

Chronic pain is a complex issue. It is possible to help patients suffering chronic pain with psychoanalysis. Our therapist is attuned to what the patient is saying, which can open up unexplored feelings, experiences, and unprocessed traumatic memories. This may replace the physical pain with life issues that can be worked through in a safe setting.

Hypnosis

Hypnosis has been proven to help with pain control across a number of health conditions. When used with other treatments provided by our clinic and under the primary care of a physician, hypnosis can prove to be quite successful at relieving pain, muscle tension and other conditions that make life difficult.

 


At the Spine Center of La Clinica Las Condes we want to treat you in the most holistic way possible. While surgery and other medical treatments are often required, we consider these alternative treatments as ways to help you heal faster and often with less medications that have their own side effects.