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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Musculoskeletal manipulation.
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  • Chiropractic [r]: A complementary, alternative health-care profession that aims to heal using manual therapies on the spine and extremities. [e]
  • Massage [r]: Systematic, applied manipulation of body tissues with the hands to relieve pain and reduce swelling, relax muscles, and speed healing after strains and sprains. [e]
  • Occupational therapy [r]: A rehabilitative service that aims to make people as independent as possible, focused on training in, and assistive devices for, activities of daily living [e]
  • Osteopathic medicine [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Osteopathy [r]: Non-allopathic system of medicine in which emphasis is given on the musculoskeletal system, and the body's ability to heal itself under the right conditions; osteopathic medicine is a conventional medical curriculum with additional training in manipulation [e]
  • Physical and rehabilitation medicine [r]: A medical specialty concerned with the use of physical agents, mechanical apparatus, and manipulation in rehabilitating physically diseased or injured patients. [e]
  • Physical therapy [r]: An allied health profession that concentrates on restoration of strength and motion through active and passive manipulations and motions [e]
  • Reflexology [r]: 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) [e]
  • Stretching [r]: Add brief definition or description

Other related topics

  • Dance therapy [r]: The use of dance and other movement techniques to improve health, dealing with emotional or neurologic problems [e]
  • Energy medicine [r]: Techniques in complementary and alternative medicine that involve either the unconventional use of electromagnetic fields, or of biological energies not detectable by conventional instrumentations, to maintain or improve health [e]
  • Mind-body therapies [r]: Techniques to improve mental or physical health that involve creating images, suggestion, states of relaxation to reduce the impact of pain or to accelerate healing [e]