CAM also encompasses a range of other therapies such as
Whole medical systems: complete systems of theory and practice, e.g. traditional Chinese medicine or homeopathy.
Energy medicine: manipulation of energy fields to affect health, e.g. magnet therapy and light therapy (measurable energy) or e.g. qigong and therapeutic touch (being infused with subtle forms of energy, see also mind-body).
Movement therapies: e.g. Feldenkrais method, Alexander technique, Pilates.
Practices of traditional healers: methods based on indigenous theories, beliefs, and experiences.
Definition adapted from NCCAM (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the US) website. For more information, please read the NCCAM Summary.