One or more naturopathic physicians may be practising in New York. In 16 states in the country, it refers to an accredited practitioner of Naturopathy, who has studied and received a degree from an accredited naturopathic medical school. Naturopathy, a complemetary healing system which uses the strength of vitalism or vital energy. This energy regulates all metabolic processes, and naturopathy promotes healing or mending the disorders in the process by the least invasive measures. This is a system of alternative medicine which has been traditionally followed for many centuries in a number of civilizations, such as in China and India. The practitioners in New York use homeopathic medication, nutritional therapy, EIS (Electro Interstitial Scan) and chelation therapy to achieve the desired results.