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- Transpersonal psychology : A "fourth force" in psychology, adding spiritual and ethnocentric aspects to humanistic psychology; addresses out-of-body experiences, nonordinary reality, apparitions, shamanism, etc.
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- Acupuncture point : According to the earliest oriental extant medical treatise, the Yellow Emperor's Classic, "holes" on the surface of the body enabling the life force, or qi (ch'i) to pass in an out of the body.
- Alternative medicine (theories) : Overview of social, cultural and philosophical perspectives of concepts relating to human health and healing offering links to more detailed discussions
- Chiropractic (Veterinary) : A specialized field of veterinary medicine utilizing chiropractic procedures.
- Complementary and alternative medicine : Set of therapies and treatments not considered mainstream or scientific.
- Emotional Freedom Techniques : A psychotherapeutic tool developed by Gary Craig, aimed at solving emotional, health and performance issues.
- Evidence-based medicine : The conscientious, explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients.
- Healing arts : The health sciences, forms of complementary and alternative medicine, and traditional practices aimed at curing disease, healing injury and promoting wellness.
- Homeopathy : System of alternative medicine involving administration of highly diluted substances with the intention to stimulate the body's natural healing processes, not considered proven by mainstream science.
- Integrative medicine : Organized health care that involves willing cooperation between mainstream and complementary medicine
- Irritable bowel syndrome : A disorder with chronic or recurrent colonic symptoms without a clearcut etiology.
- Lumbalgia : Common musculoskeletal disorder caused by a variety of diseases and trauma that affect the lumbar spine.
- Meridian (Chinese medicine) : Add brief definition or description
- National Board of Chiropractic Examiners : The international testing organization for the chiropractic profession.
- Osteoarthritis : Degenerative joint disease marked by destruction of the articular cartilage, hypertrophy of bone at the margins, and changes in the synovial membrane.
- Pain medicine : An interdisciplinary physician subspecialization, within the broad scope of pain management, which often involves team approaches with various physician and nonphysician specialties
- Placebo : A treatment or drug, administered by, or at the orders of, a health professional, that the professional knows will have no physiologic effect
- Reflexology : The systematic, manual stimulation of the reflex maps located on the feet, hands and outer ears that resembles a shape of the human body (Reflexological Society of America)
- Rheumatoid arthritis : A chronic, inflammatory autoimmune disorder that causes the immune system to attack the joints.
- Sham treatment : Use of some parts of a treatment that do have physical effects on a subject, which are intended to act as placebo where it is impossible to have a completely neutral equivalent to the treatment. While a pill with no active ingredients can be a placebo, for surgery, sham surgery would require at least anesthesia and an incision.
- Shoulder pain : "Unilateral or bilateral pain of the shoulder. It is often caused by physical activities such as work or sports participation, but may also be pathologic in origin." (National Library of Medicine)
- Skin : Membranous protective tissue forming the external covering or integument of an animal and consisting in vertebrates of the epidermis and dermis, and capable of receiving external sensory stimuli.
- Traditional Chinese medicine : A system of traditional medicine which is based on the beliefs and practices of the Chinese culture. (Anonymous (2020), Traditional Chinese Medicine (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.)
- Traditional medicine : Methods of healthcare, not formulated based on scientific models or necessarily having demonstrated efficacy in randomized controlled trials, which still have a long history of safety and presumed efficacy as used in specific cultures
- Vitalism : The doctrine that the functioning of a living organism does not result from physical and chemical forces alone.