Definition of Naprapathy

1. Noun. A drugless method of treatment based on the belief that disease symptoms arise from problems with ligaments and connective tissues.

Generic synonyms: Intervention, Treatment



Definition of Naprapathy

1. Noun. A branch of alternative medicine, a manipulative therapy that focuses on the evaluation and treatment of neuromusculoskeletal conditions. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Naprapathy

1. [n -THIES]

Medical Definition of Naprapathy

1. A system of therapeutic manipulation based on the theory that morbid symptoms are dependent upon strained or contracted ligaments in the spine, thorax, or pelvis. Origin: Bohemian napravit, to correct, + G. Pathos, suffering (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Naprapathy

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1921)
"Chicago College of naprapathy, 1441 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, 111. Chicago Daily News, 5 N. Wells St., Chicago, 111. Chicago Historical Society ..."

2. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Workedited by Thomas Edward Finegan edited by Thomas Edward Finegan (1922)
"The fundamental principles of naprapathy were enunciated by Dr. Oakley Smith of Chicago in 1905. ..."

3. Ohio Circuit Court Reports: New Series. Cases Adjudged in the Circuit Courts by Ohio Circuit Courts (1920)
"... the practice of the so- called limited branches of medicine or surgery, Section 1274-1 providing for the limited branches of chiropractice, naprapathy, ..."

4. Patterson's College and School Directory of the United States and Canada by Homer L. Patterson (1914)
"_ Chicago College of naprapathy; est. 1909: Oakley Smith. DN, President, 1428 Jackson Boulevard. Chicago College of Osteopathy; co-ed.; est. ..."

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