Recently, there are great many developments happening around the world in the area of physiotherapy as people started thinking about the adverse effects of medicines. We can cite the example of the Yoga; its an ancient technique prevalent mostly in India. You can find many tabloids full of stories about celebrities visiting India to take lessons in the practice of yoga. In this technique the stress is on building resistance in the body itself so that there require no medicine to heal the simple ailments.
There are some other techniques also like chest physiotherapy that is aimed at improving the breathing function of the body.