Alternative Medicine in Rehabilitation Part 1: Body-Based Therapies (NL0113A)

Author(s): Newsletter

Pre-Approved for: ABVE, ACM, CA BRN, CCLCP, CCM, CDMS, CE Broker Provider, CLCP, COHN/COHN-S, COPS-KT, CRCC, CRRN, CVRP, Delaware BON, RNs, VRA-Canada

Credit Hours: 22

CCM Credit Hours: 7

CDMS Credit Hours: 7

Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.

Course Overview

This course presents alternative medicine and how it can be used in rehabilitation. Specifically, we highlight and discuss body-based therapies including craniosacral therapy, the Feldenkrais method, yoga therapy, and tai chi. We will also discuss how clinical hypnosis fits into the holistic health model as well as the concept of biofeedback and it's mechanism for treatment.


  • Part 1: Body-Oriented Therapies
    • CranioSacral Therapy
    • Chiropractic Therapy
    • Massage Therapy
    • The Feldenkrais Method
    • Yoga Therapy for Neurologic Illness
    • Tai Chi
    • Nutrition

  • Part 2: Mind / Body Therapies
    • Clinical Hypnosis
    • Meditation
    • Biofeedback
    • Psychotherapy
    • The Placebo Effect

Course Objectives

  1. Describe the benefits/mechanisms of Craniosacral Therapy.

  2. Describe the Feldenkrais Method and all its components.

  3. List the benefits of Yoga Therapy.

  4. Discuss the benefits of Tai Chi on the patient's health and well-being.

  5. Describe how Clinical Hypnosis fits into the Holistic Health Model.

  6. Explain the healing principles related to Meditation and discuss the physiological effects of Meditation.

  7. Describe the concept of Biofeedback and its mechanisms for treatment.

  8. Describe the following methods of Psychotherapy:
    a. Insight-Oriented
    b. Counseling
    c. Supportive therapy
    d. Nondirective therapy
    e. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

  9. Define the "Placebo Effect" and describe the various mechanisms by which the placebo effect assists in treating clinical ailments.

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Customer Testimonial

Thank you for another informative and current course! As an RN CCM...I am truly thankful that AAACEUS has provided this information and as well, provided credence to the Palmer Method Blair (and other) Upper Cervical Chiropractic treatments. This course sheds light on the non-mainstream medical care available. My sincere appreciation!
Annette G.