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4 alternative ways to treat pain in feet, back, neck

Oct. 24, 2013 at 6:38 AM ET

Video: Dr. Daniel Hsu, Dr. Suzanne Levine and physical therapist Sandra Foschi describe alternative methods that can help relieve pain, such as acupuncture and inversion therapy to help combat back and neck issues.

Many "alternative" medicine practices are starting to become mainstream. More than 40 percent of Americans now integrate at least one alternative medicine practices into their health care -- things like yoga, meditation, acupuncture, or massage. 

"I have just in the last 5 years seen a shift where people have gone from asking what acupuncture is or thinking hypnosis is weird to really wanting it and incorporationg it into their regimens," says Dr. Taz Bhatia.

Do you use any alternative medicine treatments to manage your chronic pain? Go on Twitter or Facebook to tell us what you've tried, using #WhatWorksForMe.

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