paranormal therapyFringe medicine
A general term for fringe therapies that are based on no known scientific principle.
Paranormal therapy types
Belief in the healing powers of a higher force/God, which can be accessed in times of need; these include those of tribal origins, Christian Science, faith (spiritual) healing and therapeutic touch.
Instruments using questionable, often pseudoscintific techniques with dubious effects.
Any uncertain fringe therapeutic methods, including past lives therapy, psychic surgery and shamanism.
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