Originally Posted by johnnydrama
That's actually not what the term allopathic means.
It literally means using treatments that cause different symptoms from the ailments they're supposed to cure.
As opposed to homeopathic treatments, where you try to cure a symptom with a dilute mixture of a substance that elicits the same symptom.
It's a phenomenally stupid term, and it's embarrassing that SDN uses it for its forums.
I think his point was that this doesn't even require a name, although it would be funny to refer to it as Traditional Medicine...
As an analogy, there might be a homeopathic firefighter out there who will show up to a burning house with a single match. Doesn't mean that the guys who drive the tanker truck are suddenly "allopaths".