For our purposes, the definition we go on for the word "doctor" is not limited to the usual American usage of that word. That is, we don't just mean somebody with an allopathic (Western) medical degree, or a Ph.D. in a field like psychology.
Though it does include those.
So when we say "doctor" or "doctor's treatment," it might include chiropractic or acupuncture. Or the word might simply mean a self-taught healer who gets results in people, and does that healing as a profession or "calling."
And this approach is also applied to the word "medicine."
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