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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Therapy based on the assumption that restoring health is best accomplished by manipulating the skeleton and muscles.

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  • Unlimited cover is available for certain forms of alternative medicine, namely osteopathy, podiatry and chiropractic treatment.
  • They should be advised on alternative forms of health care by their GPs - such as osteopathy - if they seem useful.
  • There is an unlimited payment for physiotherapy and other manipulative treatments such as osteopathy, podiatry and chiropractic treatment.
  • Andrew Taylor Still invented "osteopathy" based upon the theory that luxated bones interfere with blood circulation, producing all manner of diseases. for more
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