bonesetter

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someone (not necessarily a licensed physician) who sets broken bones

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Although traditional bonesetters can usually diagnose using experience and touch alone, an exception is sometimes made for x-ray machines.
Because of widespread prevalence of bonesetters in developing countries (in India it is estimated that there are 70 000 traditional healers and bonesetters who treat 60% of all trauma patients), a national initiative is required to include them in the mainstream health care systems of developing countries.
I descend from several generations of traditional healers (Indigenous doctors, bonesetters, herbalists and midwives.
The local clinics continue to use bonesetters, herbalists, spiritual healers, etc.