Conventional therapy | Complementary therapy | Alternative therapy | Integrative therapy |
Therapy unknown | Would recommend it to patients | |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
Ayurveda (n = 700) |
0% (n = 0) |
5.9% (n = 41) |
24.9% (n = 174) |
0.9% (n = 6) |
68.4% (n = 479) |
2.6% (n = 18) |
Homeopathy (n = 694) |
0.4% n = 3) |
8.7% (n = 60) |
66.6% (n = 462) |
2.0% n = 14) |
22.3% (n = 155) |
4.0% (n = 28) |
Psychotherapy, CBT (n = 693) |
46.0% (n = 319) |
20.2% (n = 140) |
3.8% (n = 26) |
26.3% (n = 182) |
3.8% (n = 26) |
59.3 (n = 411) |
Meditation, Mindfullness, etc. (n = 695) |
1.6% (n = 11) |
39.0% (n = 271) |
40.7% (n = 283) |
8.1% (n = 56) |
10.6% (n = 74) |
27.2 (n = 189) |
Healing, Reiki, etc. (n = 697) |
0% (n = 0) |
11.0% (n = 77) |
65.7% (n = 458) |
1.3% (n = 9) |
22.0% (n = 153) |
3.2% (n = 22) |
Yoga (n = 693) |
0.7% (n = 5) |
42.4% (n = 294) |
43.7% (n = 303) |
8.2% (n = 57) |
4.9% (n = 34) |
33.3% (n = 231) |
Nursing (n = 697) |
81.6% (n = 569) |
3.7% (n = 26) |
0.4% (n = 3) |
12.5% (n = 87) |
1.7% (n = 12) |
61.3% (n = 428) |
T'ai chi, Qi gong (n = 701) |
0.6% (n = 4) |
34.1% (n = 239) |
44.9% (n = 315) |
5.6% (n = 39) |
14.8% (n = 104) |
21.5% (n = 151) |
Acupuncture, Acupressure
(n = 686) |
14.1% (n = 97) |
40.5% (n = 278) |
16.8% (n = 115) |
27.1% (n = 186) |
1.5% (n = 10) |
47.6% (n = 327) |
Orthopaedic manual therapy (OMT/OMI) (n = 701) |
20.3% (n = 142) |
13.4% (n = 87) |
3.9% (n = 27) |
8.1% (n = 57) |
55.3% n = 388) |
20.1% (n = 141) |
Massage, shiatsu, tactile massage, etc. (n = 687) |
8.3% n = 57) |
47.2% (n = 324) |
19.4% (n = 133) |
20.5% (n = 141) |
4.7% (n = 32) |
49.9% (n = 343) |
Chiropractic, Naprapathy, Osteopathy (n = 688) |
10.3% (n = 71) |
44.8% (n = 308) |
26.2% (n = 180) |
16.1% (n = 111) |
2.6% (n = 18) |
38.1% (n = 263) |
Physiotherapy (n = 694) |
67.1% (n = 466) |
7.8% (n = 54) |
1.9% (n = 13) |
22.6% (n = 157) |
0.6% (n = 4) |
66.7% (n = 463) |
Herbal medicine, Dietary supplement (n = 700) |
0.7% (n = 5) |
20.6% (n = 144) |
66.9% (n = 468) |
5.0% (n = 35) |
6.9% (n = 48) |
13.7% (n = 96) |
Bowen therapy (n = 706) |
0% (n = 0) |
0.3% (n = 2) |
4.1% (n = 29) |
0.3% (n = 2) |
95.3% (n = 673) |
0% (n = 0) |
Iridology (n = 710) |
1.1% (n = 8) |
1.4% (n = 10) |
21.1% (n = 150) |
0.8% (n = 6) |
75.5% (n = 536) |
1.3% (n = 9) |
Occupational therapy
(n = 702) |
67.4% (n = 473) |
8.0% (n = 56) |
2.0% (n = 14) |
20.4% (n = 144) |
2.1% (n = 15) |
61.5% (n = 432) |
Kinesiology (n = 703) |
1.7% (n = 12) |
5.1% (n = 36) |
23.5% (n = 165) |
1.0% (n = 7) |
68.7% (n = 483) |
3.8% (n = 27) |
Sense therapies (e.g. light-, music-, aroma therapy)
(n = 702) |
4.4% (n = 31) |
29.6% (n = 208) |
32.8% (n = 230) |
15.1% (n = 106) |
18.1% (n = 127) |
21.4% (n = 150) |
Rosen method (n = 707) |
0.4% (n = 3) |
5.2% (n = 37) |
22.5% (n = 159) |
1.0% (n = 7) |
70.9 (n = 501) |
2.4% (n = 17) |
Reflexology/zone therapy
(n = 700) |
0.3% (n = 2) |
16.1% (n = 113) |
47.3% (n = 331) |
3.9% (n = 27) |
32.4% (n = 227) |
8.1% (n = 57) |