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Alternative Medicine Therapies


The decision to use complementary and alternative treatments is an important one. The following are topics to consider before selecting an alternative therapy:  the safety and effectiveness of the therapy or treatment, the expertise and qualifications of the healthcare practitioner, and the quality of the service delivery. These topics should be considered when selecting any practitioner or therapy.

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Acupressure

Acupuncture

Alexander Technique

Aromatherapy

Ayurveda

Biofeedback

Chinese Medicine

Chiropractic

CranioSacral

Feldenkrais


Flower Essences

Herbal Medicine

Homeopathy

Kinesiology

Massage Therapy

Naturopathy

Nutrition

Osteopathy

Reflexology

Yoga

"The AMA encourages doctors to become aware of alternative therapies and use them when and where appropriate."
- American Medical Association spokesman Jim Fox.



last update: February 2009



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