huesero

huesero (wā·seˑ·rō),

n in Curanderismo, the Mexican-American healing system, a bonesetter and healer who works to meet the needs of the community he serves on the material level.
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Depending on the specialty of the practitioner, they can be called a yerbero, sobador, huesero or curandero.
Similar to a chiropractor, a huesero does spinal adjustments and sets dislocated joints.
They can be yerberos (herbalists), sobadores (massage specialists), hueseros (manipulators similar to chiropractors), curanderos (spiritual healers), or some combination thereof.