Energy Medicine and Autism

Energy medicine involves the manipulation of various energy fields, which may or may not be measurable.

Veritable Energy

Practices based on veritable, that is, objectively measurable, forms of energy including electromagnetic fields.

Includes Lightwave Stimulation, Neurofeedback Training, Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation.

Please see separate section on Assistive and Adaptive Technology for details of these interventions.

Putative Energy

Practices based on putative, that is, yet to be measured energy fields (also called biofields) generally reflect the concept that human beings are infused with subtle forms of energy, including spiritual energy.

Includes various practices, such as qigong, reiki and tai chi.

Please see the Mind-Body Medicine for details of these interventions.

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15 Jun 2018