Alternative Medicine Practitioner Law and Legal Definition

Alternative medicine practitioner is a certified or non certified professional who practices acupuncture, chiropractic, fitness instruction, mind or body relaxation, massage, nutritional counseling, somatic education,Yoga, aroma therapy, chinese medicine, dance therapy, music therapy, massage or herbalism. Generally, the claims made by alternative medicine practitioners are not accepted by the medical community as evidence-based assessment of safety and efficacy is either not available or has not been performed for these practices. Many people use mainstream medicine for diagnosis and basic information and turn to alternatives for therapy or health-enhancing measures.