CAM Glossary
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Tai Chi An ancient Eastern practice of movement to balance the body and the mind.
TENS Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation is a therapy commonly used to treat chronic pain syndromes. Electrodes are placed in specific target areas to stimulate nerve pathways. This is most commonly performed by a physical therapist or certified pain specialist.
Therapeutic Touch Has its roots in the ancient tradition of laying on of hands whereby a practitioner transfers energy to depleted areas in an effort to balance energy and promote healing. See www.therapeutic-touch.org