A client who has suffered from fibromyalgia for four years asks the nurse if she would provide hypnotherapy to help with the fibromyalgia symptoms. The nurse tells the client that she is not trained in hypnotherapy, but she can help her with some other complementary medicine techniques. Which of the following techniques could the nurse assist the client with that would not require extra certification or licensure to perform? Select all that apply.

 

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- Massage

- Acupuncture

- Alexander technique

- Stretching

- Nutritional counseling

Rationale

Many patients choose to utilize complementary or alternative therapies to help with their symptoms of illness or disease. Some forms of complementary therapy require a trained or licensed practitioner, however there are other forms that the nurse could use to help this client that do not require a license. Examples include stretching and the Alexander technique (a technique that re-aligns posture and helps release unnecessary tensions in muscles and tendons).

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