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Acupuncture

Originally Chinese therapy that uses fine needles.

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Alternative medical system

Complete system of medical treatment outside the realm of conventional medicine.

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Alternative medicine

Medical therapies outside the realm of conventional medicine.

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Ayurveda

Holistic alternative medicine system originally form India.

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Bioelectromagnetic-based therapy

Type of energy therapy that uses electromagnetic fields.

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Biofield therapy

Type of energy therapy that attempts to affect energy fields.

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Biologically based therapy

The use of foods, herbs, vitamins, and minerals to heal or prevent disease.

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Body-based therapy

Therapy that uses manipulation ot the body to treat patients; manipulative therapy

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CAM

Complementary and alternative medicine.

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Chiropractic

Therapy based on alignment of the body (particularly the spine.)

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Complementary medicine

A nonconventional medical practice used in combination with conventional medicine.

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Energy therapy

Therapy that uses energy fields.

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Homeopathic medicine

Medical system that use diluted doses of substances to stimulate immunity.

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Manipulative therapy

Therapy that uses manipulation of the body to treat patients.

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Mind-body intervention

Therapy that uses the power of the mind to affect the body.

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Naturopathic medicine

Therapy that uses the body's own healing powers to maintain and restore health.

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Reiki

Therapy that uses touch from a healer.

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Therapeutic touch

The laying on of hands to promote healing.

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Traditional Chinese medicine

Various practices that promote balance between yin and yang to promote and maintain health.