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A Western medical doctor reveals how and why acupuncture really works
Acupuncture, once considered a fringe alternative, is quickly becoming part of mainstream American medicine. Recent scientific studies have recommended the procedure as a safe and effective treatment for myriad health conditions--from asthma to tennis elbow.
Now Dr. Glenn S. Rothfeld shares the firsthand experiences of patients who have successfully merged acupuncture into their regular medical treatment plans and explores the research that helps prove that it works.
Making acupuncture part of a total health care plan
Finding a qualified acupuncturist
Obtaining insurance coverage
Knowing what to expect in a first visit to an acupuncturist
Learning which diseases and conditions acupuncture may help improve.
About the Author
Glenn S. Rothfeld, M.D., M.Ac., (Arlington, MA) is a medical doctor who holds a master's degree in acupuncture, a clinical assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, and the medical director of WholeHealth New England, Inc., in Arlington, MA. Suzanne LeVert (New Orleans, LA) is the author or coauthor of more than 25 health and medical books for general audiences.