PERIODIC TABLE of HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS and PRACTICES:

Categories of Therapeutic Influence in Healthcare    2005 All Rights Reserved

(C) Table by Healthcare Pathways / Curtis Jones, PhD

Reproduced with permission of author.

BIOCHEMICAL

BIOMECHANICAL

ENERGY

MIND-BODY

PSYCHOLOGICAL

NON-LOCAL

SYNTHETIC

Pharmaceuticals

Some Dietary

Supplements

Some Vitamins

NATURAL

 Some Dietary Supplements and

Vitamins

Biological Medicine

Ortho-Molecular Med.

 Western Herbal Med. Nutrition

Pancha Karma (Ayur.)

Colonics

Ozone Therapy

INJECTION

Neural Therapy

Chelation Therapy

Reconstructive Therapy

Oxygen Therapy

Cell Therapy

INGESTION

Enzyme Therapy

Internal Cleansing Products

 

 

 

SYSTEMS

Allopathic Medicine (CWM)

Naturopathic Med.*

Herbal Medicine

Functional Medicine

Biological Medicine

INVASIVE METHODS

Surgery

Dentistry

 

NON-INVASIVE/ MANIPULATION

Massage

Osteopathy

Chiropractic Medicine

Occupational Therapy

Rolfing

Applied Kinesiology

Cranial Sacral Therapy

Reflexology

 

PERSONAL ACTIVITY

Hatha Yoga

Exercise

 

PHYSICAL/

PSYCHOLOGICAL

Metamorphic Technique

Pancha Karma (Ayur.)

Biodynamic Therapy

Hellerwork

Alexander Technique

Pilates

 

 

 

SYSTEMS

Allopathic Medicine

Naturopathic Med.*

Osteopathy

Chiropractic Med.

Naprapathic Medicine

BIO-ENERGY

Acupuncture

Healing Touch

Reiki

Polarity Therapy

Neuro Modulation Technique

Acupressure

Tai Chi

Qi Gong

NON-HUMAN FIELD

Homeopathy

Chinese Herbs

Cymatics

Radionics

EMITTED ENERGY

Radiation

Laser Therapy

Ultra Sound

Light Therapy Magnets

Sound Therapy

Acutonics

CONDUCTION & CONVECTION

Hydrotherapy

Sauna

Warm/Cold Objects

Hypothermia

SYSTEMS

CTM

Homeopathy

Ayurvedic Med.

Energy Medicine

MIND-BODY

Behavioral Medicine

Biofeedback Training

Psychoneuro- immunology

 

Autogenic Training

Quantum Healing

Rebirthing

Holographic-Repatterning

Meditation

Visualization

Placebo

 

 

BODY-MIND

Aromatherapy

Flower Remedies

Emotional Kinesiology

Art Therapies

(Dance, Pottery)

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEMS

Mind-Body Medicine

INDIVIDUAL

Psychotherapy

 

Neurolinguistic

Programming

 

Hypnotherapy

 

Counseling

 

Grief Work

 

Art Therapies

(Drawing, Painting, Drama, Music)

 

Ritual

 

GROUP

 

Support Groups

(Alcoholics Anonymous)

Family Therapy

Ritual

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEMS

Psychotherapy Systems (Freudian, Jungian, Humanistic, Buddhist, etc.)

RELIGIOUS

Prayer

 

Faith Practices

 

Distance Healing

 

Christian Science

 

 

EXTRA-RELIGIOUS

 

Distance Healing

 

Positive Intention Practices

 

Shamanic (soul retrieval, etc.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEMS

Religious Healing Traditions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ayur. = Ayurvedic Medicine. CWM = Conventional Western Medicine CTM = Chinese Traditional Medicine *Naturopaths use numerous Modes of Therapeutic Action

 

Curtis H. Jones, Ph.D.  --  HEALTHCARE PATHWAYS  --  (505) 927-1218    chj@mail.com