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Alternative medicine

Read the latest information from Sharecare about alternative medicine and best practices.

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How to Create a Healing Environment
Why hospitals aren't necessarily set up to help you heal, and what you can do about it

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Why is biopuncture controversial?
Biopuncture is controversial because, like other modalities in alternative medicine, there is often ...

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When 'Natural' Supplements Can Be Dangerous
Natural is in—because “natural” means safe, right? That’s not alw...

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What You Need to Know About Occupational Therapy
Occupational therapy can help patients feel empowered in their day-to-day lives.

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Can Acupuncture Help Ease Your Chronic Pain?
Many people are turning to acupuncture as a supplement to traditional medical treatment.

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Does Music Have Health-Boosting Power?
Adding music to your day may promote well-being.

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How Does Acupuncture Treat Pain?
There are a number of theories about how acupuncture works to relieve pain, says licensed acupunctur...

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Why Is It Important for Chiropractors to Get a Detailed Medical History?
A detailed medical history is a key tool for a chiropractor, so that they can determine what to avoi...

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Are Chiropractic Neck Adjustments Safe?
Chiropractic neck adjustments are very safe, especially considering pain management with prescriptio...

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What Exercises Are Good for Neck and Shoulder Pain?
Exercises that are good for neck and shoulder pain include simple neck stretches, and wall walk exer...