chapter  17
The facilitation of play and playfulness through alternative healthcare provision
ByJulie Dakin, Alison Tonkin
Pages 13

This chapter looks at the role of complementary and alternative healthcare and their contribution to a holistic approach to health and wellbeing that lies beyond the realms of a westernized approach to mainstream healthcare. The therapeutic use of acupuncture provides the main focus for the chapter, which brings together ancient and modern approaches to medicine.