Dr. Danesh: "Take the Sting Out of Alternative Medicine Costs"
A visit to a chiropractor, acupuncturist, or other nontraditional healer has become increasingly commonplace; more than a third of Americans use some form of complementary or alternative medicine, according to the National Institutes of Health.
Inserting thin needles into the skin has been shown to help with headaches and low-back, neck, and knee pain. "Acupuncture increases endorphins, or feel-good hormones," says Dr. Houman Danesh, director of integrative pain management at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. Learn more