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I need assistance is locating information for the table from the suggested website. Thank you.


Using the information at the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) Web page,complete the following table:

List the five major types or categories of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the first column.
Place the following examples of therapies in the cell on the right that corresponds to the correct category of CAM.

Alexander Technique, Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, Biofeedback, Chinese Medicine, Chiropractic, Craniosacral Therapy, Crystal Therapy, Feldenkrais Method, Herbalism, Homeopathy, Hypnosis, Magnetic Therapy, Massage, Meditation, Music Therapy, Naturopathy, Qigong, Reflexology, Reiki, Rolfing, Sound Therapy, Therapeutic Touch, and Yoga.

Alternative Medical Systems

Mind-Body Interventions

Biologically-Based Therapies

Manipulative and Body-Based Methods

Energy Therapies

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Let's take a closer look. I included the URLs for each example for further reading. On the website suggested, one therapy (e.g. Qi gong)is listed under two categories, which I noted below.



1. Manipulative and Body-Based Methods

Alexander Technique, http://nccam.nih.gov/health/whatiscam/manipulative/manipulative.htm

Chiropractic, http://nccam.nih.gov/health/whatiscam/manipulative/manipulative.htm

Craniosacral Therapy, http://nccam.nih.gov/news/events/Manual-Therapy/overview_US.htm

Massage, http://nccam.nih.gov/health/massage/ and http://nccam.nih.gov/health/whatiscam/manipulative/manipulative.htm

Feldenkrais ...

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Referring to the five major types or categories of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), this solution assists in matching the listed examples of therapies to the correct category of CAM.

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