This book contains some path-breaking studies in the fields of complementary and alternative medicine. It also covers in detail some existent theories and innovative concepts revolving around these disciplines. Complementary and alternative medicines are used to accompany conventional drugs, to reduce the side-effects or speed up the recovery process. Complementary and alternative medicines include acupuncture, chiropractic medicine, energy therapy, magnetic field therapy, reiki, therapeutic touch, ayurveda, herbal medicine, etc. While understanding the long-term perspectives of the topics, the book makes an effort in highlighting their impact as a modern tool for the growth of the discipline. It strives to provide a fair idea about this discipline and to help develop a better understanding of the latest advances within the field. This book with its detailed analyses and data will prove immensely beneficial to professionals and students involved in this area at various levels.