Ayurvedic medicine, also known as Ayurveda is one of the oldest systems of medical treatment in the world. It evolved thousands of years ago in India and is based on the belief that medical conditions should be treated through a blend of body, mind, and spirit, not only to prevent a wide variety of illnesses, but also to encourage wellness. Herbal treatments are a large part of this form of alternative or natural health care.
Stem cell treatments, research and technology are no longer relegated to sci-fi novels or movies. Research and development of stem cells also goes way beyond the use of embryonic stem cell therapy, potential of cloning human beings and the moral and ethical controversies surrounding such developments.
Sports medicine is a special field of care within the health industry that focuses mainly on injury or prevention of injury to those involved in sports, fitness fields and various forms of recreation.
Ear, nose and throat surgical procedures are commonly performed and involve all aspects of care in the head and neck area. Such surgeries are often utilized in the treatment of traumatic injuries, congenital deformities and disease processes.
Laser surgery, quite simply, uses a laser beam instead of a scalpel during a surgical procedure. Laser surgery is quite common when performing soft tissue operations and surgical procedures. Technically, laser surgery is the technique that utilizes a laser beam that literally vaporizes soft tissue. Laser surgery has become more common in recent years due to great strides in technology and equipment. Equipment, such as the da Vinci robotic surgical system, allows precise laser propulsion surgery techniques as well as computer assisted surgical techniques.