Flashcards in Complimentary and Alternative Therapies (CAM) (Fundamentals Ch 42) Deck (21)
-needles or pressure along meridians to alter body function or produce analgesia.
-administering doses of substances (remedies) that produce symptoms of disease state in a well person to ill clients to bring about healing.
-diet, exercise, environment, and herbal remedies to promote natural healing.
-spinal manipulation for healing
-stretching and loosening muscles and connective tissue for relaxation and circulation.
-using technology to increase awareness of various neurological body responses to minimize extremes
-using hands to help bring energy fields into balance
Guided imagery/visualization therapy
-having mind focus on images to encourage healing and relaxation
-techniques that use caring, compassion, and empathy in context of prayer to facilitate healing.
-breathing patterns to reduce stress and increase relaxation
-coping mechanism to reduce tension and increase mood
-technique to calm the mind and body
-communicates presence, appreciation, and acceptance
-relaxation therapy that provides distraction from pain
-earphones improve concentration
-allows clients to verbalize and become aware of emotions and fears in safe, nonjudgmental environment
Alternative medical philosophy
-traditional Chinese medicine
Biological and botanical therapies