naprapath

naprapathy

[nuh-prap-uh-thee]
noun
a system or method of treating disease that employs no medications but uses manipulation of muscles, joints, ligaments, etc., to stimulate the natural healing process.

Origin:
1915–20; < Czech nápra(va) correction + -pathy

naprapath [nap-ruh-path] , noun
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naprapath

noun
a therapist who practices naprapathy 
naprapathy

noun
a drugless method of treatment based on the belief that disease symptoms arise from problems with ligaments and connective tissues 
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