Descriptor English: Musculoskeletal Manipulations
Descriptor Spanish: Manipulaciones Musculoesqueléticas
Descriptor manipulaciones musculoesqueléticas
Entry term(s) masaje craneosacral
masaje cráneo-sacral
terapia craneosacra
terapia craneosacral
terapia cráneo-sacral
terapia por manipulación
terapias corporales
terapias manuales
Scope note: Diversas manipulaciones de los tejidos corporales, músculos y huesos por las manos o equipo con el fin de mejorar la salud y la circulación, aliviar la fatiga y promover la curación.
Descriptor Portuguese: Manipulações Musculoesqueléticas
Descriptor French: Manipulations de l'appareil locomoteur
Entry term(s): Bodywork
Craniosacral Massage
Manipulation Therapies
Manipulation Therapy
Manipulations, Musculoskeletal
Manipulative Therapies
Manipulative Therapy
Manual Therapies
Manual Therapy
Massage, Craniosacral
Therapies, Manipulation
Therapies, Manipulative
Therapies, Manual
Therapy, Manipulation
Therapy, Manipulative
Therapy, Manual
Tree number(s): E02.190.599
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Various manipulations of body tissues, muscles and bones by hands or equipment to improve health and circulation, relieve fatigue, promote healing.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 2002; for Craniosacral Massage and Rolfing see Massage 2002-2019; for Reflexology 1990-2019 see Massage; Bodywork see Massage 2011-2019
History Note: 2002; for Craniosacral Massage and Rolfing use Massage 2002-2019; for Reflexology 1990-2019 use Massage; Bodywork use Massage 2011-2019
DeCS ID: 36279
Unique ID: D026201
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Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2019/07/01
Musculoskeletal Manipulations - Preferred
Concept UI M0377234
Scope note Various manipulations of body tissues, muscles and bones by hands or equipment to improve health and circulation, relieve fatigue, promote healing.
Preferred term Musculoskeletal Manipulations
Entry term(s) Manipulations, Musculoskeletal
Craniosacral Massage - Narrower
Concept UI M0377499
Scope note Cerebrospinal fluid flow stimulation by massage of the head and spine. Developed by William Sutherland in the early 1900's.
Preferred term Craniosacral Massage
Entry term(s) Massage, Craniosacral
Reflexology - Narrower
Concept UI M0013087
Preferred term Reflexology
Rolfing - Narrower
Concept UI M0378111
Preferred term Rolfing
Bodywork - Narrower
Concept UI M0540403
Scope note Approaches that emphasize manipulation and realignment of the body's structure in order to improve function as well as mental outlook.
Preferred term Bodywork
Entry term(s) Bodyworks
Manual Therapies - Narrower
Concept UI M0481786
Preferred term Manual Therapies
Entry term(s) Manual Therapy
Therapies, Manual
Therapy, Manual
Manipulation Therapy - Narrower
Concept UI M0380651
Preferred term Manipulation Therapy
Entry term(s) Manipulation Therapies
Manipulative Therapies
Manipulative Therapy
Therapies, Manipulation
Therapies, Manipulative
Therapy, Manipulation
Therapy, Manipulative

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