`Complementary' Medicine: Is It Good For What Ails You?

Lynn Mirabito, a New York filmmaker, suffered from debilitating lower-back pain off and on for a year and a half. When she finally sought help, she chose a sports-medicine doctor who is also a licensed acupuncturist. He didn't cure the problem, but his use of acupuncture and laser treatments offered her welcome relief from the constant pain.

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