Who needs Wellness Tourism

Wellness Tourism has been an essential requirement of all those people who want to take a break from their busy lives and work schedule and relax at a place where they can feel more close to nature and improve their health and well being.
Wellness tourism can also be sought by patients who are recuperating after a medical surgery and want a speedy and long lasting recovery as well as complete detoxification of the body. A lot of international patients come every year for a speedy recuperation by therapies of ayurveda in India.
Wellness tourism In modern times people travel to destinations offering relaxation, meditation, holistic centers, spas, wellness retreats, spiritual pilgrimages and other form of healthy therapies.

What is Wellness Tourism

Wellness Tourism is not limited to these therapies only, its a sense of belongingness to an environment that is austere, free from stress, encourages positivity in attitude, focuses on balanced nutrition, restores balance and homeostasis of the body, and holistically heals the body .Wellness tourism is largely sought after by tourists coming from metropolitan cities for one or more of the following purposes :-

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a collection of procedures involving penetration of the skin with needles to stimulate certain points on the body. In its classical form it is a characteristic component of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), a form of alternative medicine, and one of the oldest healing practices in the world. According to the Chinese Medicine, there are around 350 acupoints on the meridians of the body. Corresponding accupoints can be stimulated by inserting fine accupuncture needles to improve the flow of Chi or Qi (meaning breath, life force or energy flow) in the meridians and thus restoring healthy functioning to the internal organs of the body.

Massages

Massage is the manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue using various techniques, to enhance function, aid in the healing process, decrease muscle reflex activity, inhibit motor-neuron excitability, promote relaxation and well-being, and as a recreational activity. Massage Therapy is one of the oldest forms of remedial therapy. Originated in China or Mesopotamia. it was practiced widely in ancient Greece and was also advocated by the ancient Greek physician "Hippocrates" when he wrote "the way to health is a scented bath and an oiled massage everyday". The comforting form of massage consists of soothing strokes and rubbing and now widely used in both the conventional and non- conventional form of medicine.

Meditation

Massage is the manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue using various techniques, to enhance function, aid in the healing process, decrease muscle reflex activity, inhibit motor-neuron excitability, promote relaxation and well-being, and as a recreational activity. Massage Therapy is one of the oldest forms of remedial therapy. Originated in China or Mesopotamia. it was practiced widely in ancient Greece and was also advocated by the ancient Greek physician "Hippocrates" when he wrote "the way to health is a scented bath and an oiled massage everyday". The comforting form of massage consists of soothing strokes and rubbing and now widely used in both the conventional and non- conventional form of medicine.

Some of the advantages provided by the above healthcare therapies are :-