Alternative or "Complementary" Medicine
Just what is "alternative" or "complementary" medicine and what is its relationship to traditional medicine? There are numerous health care practices, products and therapies which fall outside what is taught at established medical schools or used in conventional medicine. Examples of alternative medicine include homeopathy, naturopathy, chiropractic, energy medicine and acupuncture.
Host Jennifer Rooks speaks with:
Liz Strawbridge, family medicine physician specializing in integrative medicine
Chris Haskell, licensed acupuncturist with Rocky Coast Acupuncture
Dr. Ralph Thieme, doctor of osteopathy and licensed acupuncturist with Falmouth Osteopathy and Acupuncture