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Unformatted text preview: M Traditional a. Chinese: Theory: Yin and Yang, Qi and Meridians, Internal Organs and the 5 Elements. Treatments: A cupuncture, Moxibustion, Cupping, Qui gong, Massage. b. Ayurveda: Theory: Prana, Chakras, Dosha. Treatments: Diagnosis through Tongue and Pulse Evaluation, Dietary/Herbal, Internal Cleansing, Yoga/Meditation. c. Homeopathy: Theory: Similimum, Potentiation, Quantum Theory, Immunomodulatory Theory. d. Community based: Theory: Treatment Merges with Religion, Individual Illness Effects C ommunity, Practitioners Intermediaries i. Native American: Many Different Forms, Purification Rituals, Herbs, Prayers/Sings ii. Coraderismo: Hot/Cold, Mal de Ojo iii. Rootwork: Roots (Amulets), Influence not only Health, but Social Essentials iv. U rban: 12 Step Programs, Weight Loss Centers e. Naturopathy: Theory: Body Can Heal Self, Emphasis on Prevention. Treatments: Mix allopathic, herbal, homeopathy, acupuncture, hydrotherapy, manipulative therapy, Therapies D o No Harm f. Environmental Medicine: Theory: Common Foods/Chemicals at low levels trigger onset of Acute/Chronic Illness. Treatments: Diagnosis Through Extensive Environmental History and Hypersensativity Testing, Environmental Controls and Dietary Modification Dietary Herbal: Congress defined the term "dietary supplement" in the Dietary Supplement H ealth and Education Act (DSHEA) of 1994. A dietary supplement is a product (other than t obacco) taken by mouth that contains a "dietary ingredient" intended to supplement the diet. D ietary ingredients may include vitamins, minerals, herbs or other botanicals, amino acids, and substances such as enzymes, organ tissues, and metabolites. Dietary supplements c ome in many forms, including extracts, concentrates, tablets, capsules, gel caps, liquids, and powders. They have special requirements for labeling. Under DSHEA, dietary s upplements are considered foods, not drugs. a. Vitamins b. Food c. Herbs Mind/Body: Theory: Thought/Emotions Can Effect Physical State, Systematic Training of Mind Can Change Disease Outcome a. Biofeedback b. Hypnosis c. Guided Imagery d. Psychotherapy e. Meditation f. Dance/Art/Music Therapy g. Aroma/Humor/Light Therapy h. Prayer Manual Healing a. Osteopathy: Theory: Reestablish Normal Relationship Between Anatomic/Physio Function. Treatments: Manual Techniques use to Diagnose and Treat b. Chiropractic: Theory: Relation of Structure and Function. c. Massage: Theory: Scientific Manipulation of Soft Body Parts to Return to Normal State. Treatments: European, Manual Lymph Drainage, Neuromuscular. d. Shiatsu: Theory: Similar to Acupuncture. e. Reflexology: Theory: Foot Contains Map of Body f. Exercise: Tai Chi, Yoga, Any Exercise g. Postural Reeducation: Use of Touch/Movement to Guide Patients to Proper Alignment h. Rolfing: Facial Realignment External Energy: Theory: Energy Fields Surround the Body, Shifts in These Fields Restore N ormal Flow to Allow Healing, Crystal/Pyramid, Electromagnetic, Healing Touc...
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2013 for the course MEDICINE All taught by Professor Johnsmith during the Fall '12 term at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

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