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Osteopathy in France

27. August 2019

Osteopathy has been a recognised profession since 2002 (Article 75 de la Loi 2002-303 du 4 mars 2002) and in 2007 the title ‘osteopathe’ became a protected title (Décret 2007-435 du 25 mars 2007).

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France

26. August 2019
Summary of the country's general legislation of CAM.
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Other treatments in France

31. December 2012

Balneotherapy (bath, spa) is considered as a part of conventional treatment and offered in
hospitals (113).

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Naturopathy in France

31. December 2012

The profession of naturopathy belongs to the category "Self-employed".

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Naprapathy in France

31. December 2012

No specific regulation has been found on naprapathy.

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Massage in France

31. December 2012

Massage therapy is not regulated, but offered in hospitals and provided only by other medical practitioners (113).

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Homeopathy in France

31. December 2012

Homeopathy is officially recognized as a therapy since 1965 when it was incorporated in the French Pharmacopoeia.

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Ayurveda in France

31. December 2012

No specific regulation has been found on ayurvedic medicine in France (113).

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Anthroposophic medicine in France

31. December 2012

Anthroposophic medicine is offered by MDs or regulated health personnel (113). There is no national regulation of anthroposophic medicine in France.

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Acupuncture in France

31. December 2012

Acupuncture is regulated by law in France, is offered in hospitals and provided by doctors, midwives and veterinarians (113).

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