An oncologist shares tips on the best way to approach alternative therapies if you’ve been diagnosed with cancer.
Doctors are getting away from treating chronic pain with opioids. Our spine experts weigh in on new guidelines for low back pain that favor non-drug options, like physical therapy, acupuncture and yoga, over pills.
You many have noticed that several of the U.S. Olympic swimmers and gymnasts are dotted with large, reddish-purple, perfectly circular spots. It’s not some new kind of sports tattoo. It’s the mark of a traditional Chinese therapy aimed at promoting healing: cupping.
The reality is many alternative treatments, which promise to cure cancer with a natural approach, are not proven or effective. Yet, there’s a whole industry that exploits the fears and anxieties of helpless patients.