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Complementary Therapies

Introduction: Complementary Therapies

Description of Complementary Therapies

Complementary Therapies: Therapeutic practices which are not currently considered an integral part of conventional allopathic medical practice. They may lack biomedical explanations but as they become better researched some (PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES; DIET; ACUPUNCTURE) become widely accepted whereas others (humors, radium therapy) quietly fade away, yet are important historical footnotes. Therapies are termed as Complementary when used in addition to conventional treatments and as Alternative when used instead of conventional treatment.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Complementary Therapies

The following list attempts to classify Complementary Therapies into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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