A number of alternative therapies with roots in the middle ages, crystal healing, herbalism, and homeopathy to name a few, have been making a resurgence in contemporary culture. Now, one doctor in San Mateo is bringing back the ancient art of bloodletting — using leeches –to help his patients manage a variety of chronic pain ailments. Alexis Kenyon reports.
For a video from inside a Russian leech clinic click here.
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Tags: spring 2012