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CAM Regulation

Finland

1. January 2013
Summary of the country's general legislation of CAM.
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Other treatments in Finland

31. December 2012

Physiotherapist is a regulated and protected title in Finland (105). The professional title is “Fysioterapeutti”.

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Osteopathy in Finland

31. December 2012

Osteopathy is from 1993 accepted as part of the ordinary health service by governmental
statutory regulation, and the title is protected (43, 106).

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Naprapathy in Finland

31. December 2012

Naprapathy is from 1994 accepted as part of the ordinary health care system and the title is protected (43).

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Massage in Finland

31. December 2012

Masseur is a regulated profession by the act on recognition of professional qualifications (193/2007)(105).

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Homeopathy in Finland

31. December 2012

ECCH (50) categorizes homeopathy in Finland as allowed to practise by anyone since there is no restricting legislation.

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Chiropractic in Finland

31. December 2012

Chiropractic is from 1994 accepted as part of the ordinary health service by governmental statutory regulation, and the title is protected (43, 106).

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Ayurveda in Finland

31. December 2012

No specific legislation has been found on ayurvedic medicine.

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Anthroposophic medicine in Finland

31. December 2012

In Finland diplomas in anthroposophic medicine are not recognized, but consultation fees are covered (106). Postgraduate medical training courses are provided at private teaching centres (106).

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Acupuncture in Finland

31. December 2012

No specific legislation has been found on acupuncture (106). In Finland some physicians practise acupuncture.

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