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Open Access Case Report

Emotional Freedom Techniques for Stroke Rehabilitation: A Single Case Study

Received: 17 June 2021;  Published: 26 October 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2104038


A 37-year-old female with a history of complex trauma, anxiety and depression was treated with Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) supplemented with guided imagery within the first 24 hours of having a stroke that affected the right side. CT scans indicated a haemorrhage and brain clot. S [...]

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Open Access Editorial

Laser Watch—New Generation 2021: Modern Integrative Photomedicine Equipment for Photobiomodulation

Received: 18 October 2021;  Published: 22 October 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2104037


In the recent past, laser therapy has made immense progress as it is known to change microcirculation, modulate vegetative parameters, and stimulate mitochondrial activity in the human body. This editorial briefly describes a new laser watch prototype (generation 2021), which can be used [...]

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Open Access Original Research

Transcatheter Intracerebral Laser Photobiomodulation Therapy for Treatment of the Consequences of Ischemic Stroke with Distal Atherosclerotic Lesion

Received: 24 July 2021;  Published: 21 October 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2104036


The present research is dedicated to the application of intracerebral laser PBMT for the treatment of the consequences of ischemic stroke. The effectiveness of intracerebral laser PBMT is compared to that of the conventional therapy methods. Recent studies have d [...]

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Open Access Correction

Correction: Armstrong C. Unity, Continuity, Structure, and Function. The Ongoing Search for a Deeper Understanding of the Many Roles Attributed to Fascia in the Living Human Body - An Osteopathic Perspective. OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine 2021; 6: 16

Received: 14 October 2021;  Published: 15 October 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2104035


CorrectionCorrection: Armstrong C. Unity, Continuity, Structure, and Function. The Ongoing Search for a Deeper Understanding of the Many Roles Attributed to Fascia in the Living Human Body - An Osteopathic Perspective. &l [...]

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Open Access Original Research

Internet Mindfulness Meditation Intervention (IMMI) Program with iMINDr Application Support for Older Adults with Depression Symptoms: A Feasibility Study

Received: 16 April 2021;  Published: 14 October 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2104034


The growing population of older adults with depression is a significant public health concern, and effective treatments are necessary. Mindfulness meditation intervention offers effective treatment for depression, but little research has been conducted on the older population. This study [...]

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Open Access Review

Mindfulness in Tai Chi Chuan as Practised amongst Higher Education Students with Implications for Health and Learning: A Narrative Review

Received: 17 May 2021;  Published: 09 October 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2104033


This review examines the quality of the research exploring mindfulness within tai chi chuan and the way this integrative practice benefits health and learning for higher education students. A narrative review based on a systematic search was conducted. Ten English and three Chinese datab [...]

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Open Access Review

Scientific Evidence in Homeopathy: A Dynamic Database

Received: 27 April 2021;  Published: 28 September 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2103032


Homeopathy, a system of Traditional and Complementary Medicine (T&CM, according to WHO definition), is under frequent attack by skeptics because of its supposed “lack of evidence.” To overcome the distrust of skeptics and the public, many databases have been created, which focused on [...]

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Open Access Research Article

Different Effects of Four Yogic Breathing Techniques on Mindfulness, Stress, and Well-being

Received: 29 June 2021;  Published: 18 September 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2103031


Yogic breathing techniques are fundamental to the physical and mental practice of yoga. They are closely connected to meditation, which involves the observation of breath. There are many yogic techniques based on the active regulation of the breath. Breathing pra [...]

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Open Access Review

Effects of Different Components of Yoga: A Meta-Synthesis

Received: 08 March 2021;  Published: 13 September 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2103030


Traditional yoga encompasses a variety of practices, such as postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and ethical teachings. However, little is known about how different components of yoga contribute to its overall effect. In this meta-synthesis, we comprehensively summarized the curr [...]

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Open Access Research Article

Impact of a Mindfulness Intervention on Hospice Care Worker Safety and Well-Being

Received: 30 June 2021;  Published: 12 September 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2103029


Hospice care workers are exposed to the hazards associated with in-home care in uncontrollable environments as well as occupational stress related to caring for terminally ill patients and their families. This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of an abbreviated mindfulness interven [...]

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