Unconventional Medicine

  • “Medical interventions not taught widely at U.S. medical schools or generally available at U.S. hospitals. Examples include acupuncture, chiropractic, and massage therapy.”(1)

  1. Eisenberg, D.M., Kessler, R.C., Foster, C., Norlock, F.E., Calkins, D.R. & Delbanco, T.L.(1993).Unconventional Medicine in United States- Prevalence, cost and patterns of use. The New England Journal of Medicine;328: 246-252.