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Complementary and Alternative Therapies

  • Erin L. Arnold
  • William J. Arnold

Abstract

  • Complementary and alternative therapies are popular and widely used among patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.

  • Marketing and word of mouth, ready availability, and interest in “natural” treatments contribute to their popularity.

  • ■ Scientific basis and clinical trails of most therapies is limited or lacking.

Keywords

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Knee Osteoarthritis Glucosamine Sulfate Distant Healing Methylsulfonyl Methane 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erin L. Arnold
    • 1
  • William J. Arnold
    • 1
  1. 1.Illinois Bone and Joint InstituteThe Center for Arthritis and OsteoporosisMorton GroveUSA

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