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Alternative Medicine Is Changing The Way The Army Treats Pain

Alternative Medicine Is Changing The Way The Army Treats Pain

I’ve previously written about the Army’s increased willingness to use acupuncture as a treatment for medical conditions. Here is more good news: army doctors are now considering acupuncture, as well as other holistic treatments, for pain management.  They are trying to move away from the “take some pain-killers” way of thinking and treat each pain complaints as the complex problem it is.

“Based on 109 recommendations from an Army-led Pain Management Task Force, the Army is seeking to move away from merely dispensing pain medication to embracing a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to caring for soldiers.”

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 3, 2011
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