Shabbos 67 – שבת סז

Shabbos 67

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Today’s Daf Yomi Question:

Abaye and Rava say anything that is a visible medicinal procedure is allowed, and is not considered ‘Darkei Emori’.  Rashi explains this needs to be something tangible, as opposed to simply a chant or recital.  According to this, why are the chants listed earlier in the Gemara permitted?