Research different popular nontraditional health care practices. Write a 1,000 word paper exploring nontraditional health care practices and include the following:
Describe nontraditional health care practices in different cultures. Compare at least three cultures.
Explain how these practices affect wellness and prevention in different cultures.
Identify the nontraditional health care options in your areas, and identify the number of people choosing to use them over traditional medical practices. Propose reasons why the number of people using nontraditional health care options is rising.
RUBIC: Nontraditional Health Care Practices Among Different Cultures,
Local Nontraditional Health Care Options
Nontraditional Health Care Practices By Institution Nontraditional Health Care Practices Asian Culture Asians are a culturally diverse group and so are their nontraditional health care practices. However, the Chinese therapies remain popular. Chinese nontraditional health practices are aimed at aimed at maintaining the bodyâ€™s yang (hot) and yin (cold) energies in peaceful balance through acupuncture, diet, lifestyle, and herbal regimens (Juckett, 2016). Cold water and air are considered unhealthy, thus Chinese patients usually reject ice water for hot water or hot tea. Some Asian nontraditional therapies may cause scars or bruises that are often mistaken as signs of abuse. For example, acupuncture is at times used with moxibustion (i.e., smoldering herbs that are placed on the skin or even attached to an acupuncture needle) which may end up causing scars like those of cigarette burns (Juckett, 2016). Other Asian therapies including cupping, which is commonly used to treat back pain. It involves the applicat