Other Complementary & Alternative Medicine (CAM) Treatments and Modalities

The following links are provided for informational purposes only, and do not constitute endorsement by AANMC.

Acupuncture.com
Definitive resource for acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, including Qi Gong and Tui Na; provides practitioner directory, news, reviews and state acupuncture laws.

Alexander Technique
Information about practitioners, training programs and reading lists about the Alexander Technique, using simple, guided movements to develop more control in your activities.

AltVetMed
Comprehensive site about natural health care in veterinary medicine.

American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
Provides information on educational requirements for medical doctors who also practice acupuncture, including a list of disorders treatable by acupuncture.

American Botanical Council
Provides critical reviews of current journal articles, original publications, and other herbal educational resources for its members.

Bee Venom Therapy
Clear information about the therapeutic use of bee venom, describing who may benefit and how to go about receiving treatment; by Whole Health New England.

Botanical.com
Consumer site with herbal products for purchase; also offers articles about single herbs and herbal formulas.

Chinese Health
Consumer website headlining alternative health news; also offers calendar of related events, clinic directory and Chinese chat room.

Chiropractic Page
Provides access to chiropractic organizations, colleges, related products and services.

Ethnomed
Explores particular beliefs and histories, unique cultural perspectives and obstacles in treatment and compliance when treating ethnographic and cultural groups, by Harborview Medical Center.

Feldenkrais Guild of North America
Centralized information about the Feldenkrais method and its instruction, including a practitioner list.

Food and Nutrition Information Center
Credible, USDA site providing science-based educational materials about nutrition throughout the life cycle and specific nutrient needs in particular diseased states.

Hellerwork International
International site about Hellerwork, a powerful system of somatic education and structural bodywork, including information on continuing education and practitioner listings.

Homeopathic Educational Services
Resource center for homeopathic books, tapes, research, medicines, medicine kits, correspondence courses and software for both the general public and the health professional.

Homeoweb Homepage
Highlights research papers, libraries, journals and related sites; useful for both students and professionals of homeopathy.

Institute for Traditional Medicine (ITM)
Credible and well cited journal articles and research about both the acupuncture and the herbal elements of Chinese medicine, including herbal formulas and safety guide, acupuncture treatments for various disorders and the history of Chinese medicine; provides how-to articles, school and clinic info for students.

Jiva Ayurveda
Source for implementing Ayurvedic principles into your lifestyle, publishes articles, newsletters and daily tips about herbs, home remedies, women's health and childcare.

Kombucha Center
Definitive site for kombucha, a health-promoting beverage made of fermented black tea, including its uses, how to get it, frequently asked questions and more.

Macrobiotics Internet Resources
Definitive source of information on the macrobiotic diet and lifestyle, including recipes, articles and testimonials about macrobiotics and its effects on numerous diseased states.

Mastering Food Allergies
An allergy game plan for recovery, including wheat alternatives, yeast-free information, and enzyme potentiated desensitization information.

Medical Marijuana Research
Understandable and well documented research into the usefulness of medical marijuana; a credible organization doing controversial work.

Midwifery
Offers information on becoming a midwife as well as educational resources for parents and prospective parents, including a local midwife search.

Nambudripad’s Allergy Elimination Techniques (NAET)
A non-invasive, drug free, natural solution to eliminate allergies of all types and intensities using a blend of selective energy balancing, testing and treatment procedures from acupuncture/acupressure, allopathy, chiropractic, nutritional and kinesiological disciplines of medicine.

National Center for Homeopathy
Provides accurate, current, helpful information for those new to homeopathy; publishes Homeopathy Today magazine.

Native American Ethnobotany Database
Searchable database involving 291 Native American groups of 4,029 species from 243 different plant families; by the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Nutritional Influences on Illness – Special Online Edition
The ultimate resource for nutritional research, consisting of over 3,000 pages of research drawn from leading medical journals. Secure server to pay for downloaded chapters per search.

Orthomolecular Medicine
Well organized and easy to find answers to questions like what orthomolecular medicine is, how to employ it, who is developing it and its history; locate practitioners and clinics worldwide.

Osteopathic Home Page
Rationally explains “ostNaturNaturopathic Resources: Accredited naturopathic medical collopathic Resources: Accredited naturopathic medical colleopathic manual medicine" in the treatment of a myriad of health problems; documents medical problems resolved, scientific guidelines in treatment, established history and advancements.

TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) Basics
Traditional Chinese medicine from the scientific perspective; includes ancient historical
events, Chinese metaphysics and a database of 116 Chinese herbs.

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