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Acupressure is a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) technique based on the same ideas as acupuncture. more

Acupuncture is one of the oldest, most common medical modalities in the world, originating in China some 3,500 years ago. more

Acutonics is a non-invasive treatment modality using precision-calibrated tuning forks. more

Advanced Rolfing both compliments and departs from Basic Rolfing with additional training designed to refine the practitioner's body, mind, craft, and clinical effectiveness. more

The Akashic Records are records of all knowledge, including all human experience down to the finest detail, held in the universe. more

Alexander Technique teaches one how to recognize and overcome habituated limitations within a person's manner of movement and thinking. more

Applied Biomechanics involves applying biomechanics research to therapeutic situations. more

Aromatherapy is the use of volatile liquid plant materials, known as essential oils and other aromatic compounds from plants for the purpose of affecting a person's mood or health. more

Art therapy is a form of expressive therapy that uses the artistitc process and creativity to increase emotional and mental well-being. more

Astrology is a group of systems, traditions, and beliefs in which knowledge of the relative positions of celestial bodies and related details is held to be useful in understanding, interpreting, and organizing information about personality, human affairs, and other terrestrial events. more

Aura therapy (or Aura-Soma) is a method of chromotherapy and a divination system based on color, devised by British pharmacist and chiropodist Vicky Wall. more

Auriculotherapy is a form of alternative medicine based on the idea that the ear is a micro system, meaning that the entire body is represented on the auricle (or auricula, or pinna - the outer portion of the ear) in a similar fashion to reflexology (zone therapy) and iridology (iridodiagnosis), and that the entire body can be treated by stimulation of the surface of the ear exclusively. more

The Bates method, often considered the backbone of the natural vision improvement movement, utilizes a series of relaxation exercises intended to improve vision and reverse some sight disorders. more

Biofeedback is a form therapy which involves measuring a subject's bodily processes such as blood pressure, heart rate, skin temperature, galvanic skin response (sweating), and muscle tension and conveying the information to them in real-time in order to raise their awareness and conscious control of the related physiological activities.В  By providing access to physiological information related to a disease process or symptom about which the user is generally unaware, biofeedback allows users to gain control over physical processes previously considered automatic.В В В  Electromyogram (EMG) is the most common type of biofeedback measurement. more

The theory of biorhythms claims that one's life is affected by rhythmic biological cycles, and seeks to make predictions regarding these cycles and the personal ease of carrying out tasks related to the cycles. more

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Bowen Technique is holistic form of healing based on the work of the Australian self-proclaimed Osteopath, Tom Bowen (1916 - 1982). more

The term "breathwork" refers to many forms of conscious alteration of breathing, such as hyperventilation or connecting the inhale and exhale, when used within psychotherapy or meditation. more

Chakra balancing adjusts an imbalance or block in a chakra which is thought to cause a dysfunction in the organ, gland, or part of the body to which it relates. more

Chelation therapy is the administration of chelating agents such as EDTA or DMSA to remove heavy metals from the body.В  It is used as a treatment for acute mercury, iron (including in cases of thalassemia), arsenic, lead, uranium, plutonium and other forms of toxic metal poisoning. more

Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT), a form of psychotherapy developed by Dr Anthony Ryle, involves collaboration between therapist and patient who work together in order to identify malevolent patterns in the patient's life. more

Colloidal silver refers to microscopic particles of silver that are held in a liquid suspension. more

Colon hydrotherapy, also known as colonic irrigation, is a procedure, sometimes associated with naturopathy. more

In the world of counseling and psychology, there are a multitude of terms for people who study, research and provide therapy relating to the mind, behavior and emotions. more

Craniosacral Therapy is a gentle touch therapy used to relieve restrictions of the craniosacral system. more

Cupping is an ancient Chinese treatment modality in which a partial vacuum (via heat or suction) is created inside a small jar (commonly glass, plastic, or bamboo) and then placed on the skin. more

Based on the assumption that the body and mind are interrelated, dance/movement therapy is defined by the American Dance Therapy Association as the psychotherapeutic use of movement as a process which furthers the emotional, cognitive, physical, and social integration of the individual. more

Distance healing is a healing method where the power of the mind is used to enhance the healing process. more

The Dorn Method is an alternative therapy described as a holistic, gentle, effective, non-manipulative and safe way to correct misalignments of the spinal column and other joints. more

Ear candling is a method used to clear the ear canal of earwax and toxins. more

Energy medicine deals with energy fields of two types: Veritable, which can be measured, and Putative, which have yet to be measured. more

Enzyme therapy is a method aimed at improving digestion and maintaining balanced metabolism though the supplementation of plant and animal enzymes. more

Fasting is the act of willingly abstaining from some or all food, drugs — and in some cases, liquids — for a period of time. more

Fasting is the act of willingly abstaining from some or all food, drugs — and in some cases liquids — for a period of time. more

The Feldenkrais Method is a therapy intended to give a greater functional awareness of the self via movement as the vehicle for learning. more

The core teachings of classical Five Element acupuncture are thousands of years old, rooted in the observations of the ancient Taoist philosophers and sages that everything is interconnected, in perpetual change, and always moving towards balance and harmony with its environment. more

Flower Essence Therapy is a variation of Bach flower therapy, a sub-category of homeopathy. more

Bach flower remedies are dilutions of flower "essences" developed by Dr.Edward Bach. more

Gerson therapy is a holistic diet plan focused on intense detoxification aimed at cleansing the entire body. more

Gestalt Therapy is an existential and experiential psychotherapy that focuses on the individual's experience in the present moment, the therapist-client relationship, the environmental and social contexts in which these things take place, and the self-regulating adjustments people make as a result of the overall situation. more

Gua Sha is an ancient Chinese treatment modality dating back thousands of years. more

Guided imagery uses the healing power of the imagination to induce a healing response, reduction in pain or stress, and deep relaxation. more

Gyrotonic® is a training program that is practiced on a

Gyrotonic Pulley Tower. more

Hair analysis in alternative medicine is related to fields of environmental toxicology and forensics, and is often used to identify a contaminant to which exposure occurred longer in the past.В  Urine and blood analysis can usually only identify contaminant exposure that has occurred in the past few days or weeks.Analysis of hair samples has many advantages as a preliminary screening method for the presence of toxic substances deleterious to health after exposures in air, dust, sediment, soil and water, food and toxics in the environment. more

The literal translation of the word yoga is "yolk" meaning unite. more

Hawaiian massage, or lomi lomi, is a traditional massage technique that has been passed from generation to generation. more

Heil = whole/sound/remedial kunst = art Heilkunst is the name given by Dr. more

Botanical Medicine — also known as herbal medicine, herbology or phytotherapy — is a traditional medicinal practice based on the use of plants and plant extracts to address symptoms and heal disease. more

Holistic health refers to a philosophy of medical care that views physical and mental aspects of life as closely interconnected and equally important approaches to treatment. more

Homeopathy is a tradition of diagnosis and cure created in the late 1700s by a German doctor named Samuel Hahnemann. more

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Hydrotherapy is the use of the therapeutic properties of water (in any of it's three forms: solid, liquid, and gas) to treat disease, trauma, relieve pain, and boost the immune system. more

During hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) a patient is placed in a special chamber where the oxygen pressure is between 2 and 2½ times that of normal atmospheric pressure. more

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A Hypnotherapist is a therapist that specializes in providing treatment to a patient while the patient is in a psychologically hypnotic state. more

Integrative Medicine draws from the best of both worlds, Conventional Western Medicine and Complimentary & Alternative Medicine (CAM). more

Iridology is a diagnostic technique based on the theory that the health of the body's organs is reflected in specific parts of the iris (the colored ring around the dark pupil in the eye). more

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Korean hand acupuncture (or Koryo Sooji Chim) was developed Dr. more

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In the world of counseling and psychology, there are a multitude of terms for people who study, research and provide therapy relating to the mind, behavior and emotions. more

In Live Blood-Cell Analysis (LBA) a high-power microscope is used to analyze a drop of living blood as a diagnostic tool. more

Lomi lomi is a traditional ancient Hawaiian massage that has been passed from generation to generation. more

Lymphatic Facilitation, also called Lymphatic Massage or Lymphatic Drainage Massage (LDM), is a form of massage used to increasing the healing process and the function of the nervous, lymph and muscular systems. more

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Macrobiotics is a lifestyle philosophy with its origins in early 20th century Japan. more

Magnet therapy is the treatment of certain medical conditions by the use of static magnetic fields. more

Massage therapy is a type of physical treatment through targeted manipulation of the body's soft tissues. more

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Meditation describes a state of concentrated attention on some object of thought or awareness. more

Megavitamin therapy is the use of large amounts of vitamins, often many times greater than the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) in the attempt to prevent or treat many types of diseases. more

Meridian therapy is a common name given to a handful of treatment modalities that are based on many of the original teachings of Chinese medicine — Yin / Yang theory, Five Element theory, and the Meridian system. more

Mesothelioma - a rare type of cancer that develops in the mesothelial cells found in one's body. more

Mesotherapy is a cosmetic procedure where a solution is injected into a person's mesoderm (under the skin) in order to target adipose tissue. more

Midwives have been assisting women through prenatal, delivery, and postpartum care for centuries. more

A midwife is a person who is trained to provide health care to a woman and her newborn during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum. more

Moxibustion, or moxa for short, is one of the most ancient and well-known treatment methods in Chinese medicine (though also integrated into other systems as well). more

Myofascial Release is a form of massage therapy that involves stretching and manipulating connective tissue or fascia of the body. more

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In the world of counseling and psychology, there are a multitude of terms for people who study, research and provide therapy relating to the mind, behavior and emotions. more

Neuro Cranial Restructuring (NCR) is a manipulation process used to unwind the body into its original and optimal design thereby relieving pain and promoting wellness. more

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A Nutritionist is an expert trained in the field of nutritional science who utilizes the role of nutrients for the promotion of health and prevention of disease. more

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Orthomolecular medicine is a nutritional health and medical approach that asserts that many diseases and abnormalities result from various chemical imbalances or nutritional deficiencies and can be prevented, treated, or sometimes cured by achieving optimal levels of naturally occurring chemical substances. more

Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. more

Physical Manipulation describes any of a number of specialized manual or mechanical procedures used in an effort to affect the alignment, motion or function of spinal joints and their relationship with the muscular and nervous system. more

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Plum blossom, sometimes referred to as "seven-star" needles, are sterile tools that have a handle like a hammer, with several (usually 5-7) very small needles attached at the end. more

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Each day, millions of children are born on Earth. more

Reiki is a form of spiritual practice used as a complementary therapy for the treatment of physical, emotional, and mental diseases. more

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Tantra is a tradition of lifestyle practices and beliefs with orgins in the religions of India, such as Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. more

Tantra is a tradition of lifestyle practices and beliefs with orgins in the religions of India, such as Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. more

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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is the most widely studied and practiced system of Chinese medicine today. more

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