Increasingly Americans are turning to people other than MD’s to cure their aches and pains. Is there a place in health care for these practitioners of alternative therapies? Can MD’s learn from massage therapists, herbalists and acupuncturists? Nursing professor Ann Gill Taylor (University of Virginia), director of the Center for the Study of Complementary and Alternative Therapies, examines the ways alternative therapies can complement more-traditional medical practices.
Also featured: A visit with a teacher of the Alexander Technique, a method to improve body movement and decrease tension.
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