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Woman getting acupuncture done at an acupuncture, acupressure and massage programWhat is Holistic Therapy?

Holistic therapy involves healing the entire body, not just the parts affected by addiction. We aim to heal your body, spirit, and mind with our acupuncture, acupressure, and massage therapy program. Read below to find out about the amazing benefits of holistic therapy, especially about our massage, acupressure, and acupuncture programs, part of our holistic therapy programs in Tampa, FL.

Benefits of Holistic Therapy

There are many benefits of holistic therapy. These benefits include finding a spiritual path that was missing before addiction, dealing with side effects and withdrawal that comes with being addicted to substances, environmental contaminants or toxins, and facing and correcting an imbalance that led to addiction.

Holistic therapy includes:

  • Nutritional diet
  • Reiki or energy-driven activities
  • Natural remedies or herbal medicines
  • Acupuncture, acupressure, and massage
  • Neurofeedback and biofeedback
  • Meditation and yoga

Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an ancient method of holistic healing. It involves placing thin needles just below the skin to draw out toxins and bring the body back into balance with itself. In the 1970s, some addiction treatment centers started offering acupuncture as part of their rehab programs. This was due to the fact that a specific type of acupuncture helps with trauma, anxiety, addiction, and stress. The name for this particular acupuncture is acudetox or auricular acupuncture.

Benefits of Massage

Massage involves using long, circular strokes all over the body. This generally helps relieve stress and relaxes muscles. There are three stages of ending an addiction: withdrawal, detoxification, and abstinence. Massage can help the client throughout each of the stages. One of the reasons addicts take drugs is to feel good. Substance abuse can be replaced with massage therapy since the client can feel the same good feelings during a massage. There is an increase in circulation throughout the body during a massage, which can help during the detoxification process of addiction.

Benefits of Acupressure

Acupressure is very similar to acupuncture in that pressure is applied to specific areas of the body to bring the entire being back into harmony. Instead of needles, fingers and hands are used to apply pressure to specific areas of the body. Benefits of acupressure include bringing balance back to the body, which can eliminate pain and sickness caused by addiction.

Enjoy the benefits of holistic therapy with our acupressure and massage program in Tampa, FL, today!

BoardPrep Recovery Center®

BoardPrep Recovery Center® offers numerous drug and alcohol rehab programs in Tampa, including:

We also provide interventions, court services, and hospital services to our clients. Our young adults, women’s and men’s rehab programs also offer various treatments, cognitive, behavioral, MAT (medicated assisted treatment), 12 step facilitation, MET (motivational enhancement therapy), psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and EMDR, trauma therapy.

Many of our clients suffer from co-occurring disorders such as anxiety and alcoholism. Dual diagnosis treatment programs can address both issues simultaneously to give clients the best chance of positive outcomes.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about our facility or programs. We are here to help you on your road to recovery!

Acupuncture, Acupressure and Massage Program in Tampa FL

You do not need to let addiction control your life and the lives of your loved ones. We can help you get control of your life when you enter one of our excellent drug rehab programs at BoardPrep Recovery Center® in Tampa, Florida. Contact us at 866.796.4720 to get started in your drug rehab program today.