Dr Oz: Outrageous Alternative Treatments
On today’s show, Doctor Oz explores alternative treatments that have been used around the world for years, after sharing some fabulous Pain Remedies. Some of these treatments have even been used by people in Hollywood like Debra Messing, Gwyneth Paltrow and Uma Thurman, who swears by gem therapy. Once considered taboo and controversial, more and more alternative treatments are turning mainstream. But do they all work? Which one would you try? And if you love these types of things, then click on the following link for a recap of another similar segment done by Dr Oz: Equine Horse & Bee Therapy.
Dr Oz: Fire Cupping Review
Dr. Henry McCann, Licensed Acupuncturist, joined Doctor Oz to perform the fire cupping treatment on a patient. Dr. McCann swabbed a cotton ball with alcohol and wiped the back of the patient. He then heated the air inside the cup. He placed the cup on the patient’s back, where it promptly pulled up the skin. (Dr. Oz had a close up shot and it looked rather gross!) According to Dr. McCann, many use fire cupping for acute and chronic pain management. This treatment takes about a day to work.