GotProHealth : What is "Alternative" Medicine?

There are many terms used to describe approaches to health care that are outside the realm of traditional medicine as practiced in the United States. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), a component of the National Institutes of Health, defines some of the key terms used in the field of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Complementary Medicine is defined by the NCCAM as healthcare therapies that are used... Read more about GotProHealth.


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  • An injury sidelined me in the middle of a tough season. A teammate suggested acupuncture, and I was amazed at how quickly I healed! I recovered and went on to have one of my most productive seasons. I continued that treatment for the rest of my playing career and beyond.

    - Gary Clark,
    Two time Super Bowl Champion,
    Four time Pro Bowler,
    Washington Redskins

  • I have been seeing a chiropractor since my playing days. I couldn't manage my back pain without him.

    - Rick 'Doc' Walker,
    9 year NFL veteran,
    Super Bowl Champion,
    National Sports Television and Radio Personality

  • After years of playing football, I recognize the tremendous importance of staying healthy. From massage therapy to acupuncture to chiropractic to proper nutrition, I used everything I could use to play as long as I could play! I still have my regular appointments and I wouldn't be as healthy without them!

    - John Booty,
    NFL Veteran Corner Back and Safety,
    Teams include the Philadelphia Eagles,
    New York Jets and the New York Giants

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