|Complementary medicine (B300)
||The prevention, alleviation and treatment of illness or disease by techniques not covered within clinical medicine. Includes such areas as acupuncture, osteopathy, reflexology etc.
||The treatment of disease through the manipulation of bones.
||The diagnosis and manipulative treatment of mechanical disorders of the joints.
||The treatment of the feet, and their ailments. Also called Podiatry.
|Alternative medicine (B340)
||Methods of diagnosis and treatment considered outside the scope of mainstream medicine in the UK.
||The range of medical techniques with roots in China, such as moxibustion, massage, cupping, gwa sha, breathwork (Qi Gong) and exercise (Tai Chi).
||The use of herbs in the treatment of illness.
||The method of treating various conditions by pricking the skin or tissues with needles.
||The use of plant extracts and essential oils in massage.
||The treatment of disease by hypnosis.
||A system of massage through reflex points on the feet, hands and head used to relieve tension and treat illness.
|Complementary medicine not elsewhere classified (B390)
||Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects not elsewhere classified. To be used sparingly.