This week: Integrative medicine for pain, chest surgery and helping Afghanistan
Pediatric rheumatologist Caitlin Sgarlat Deluca explains the variety of tools she makes available through the Pediatric Integrative Medicine Center for patients from age 2 to 22 who are experiencing pain.
Acupuncture, tai chi, music and art therapy, yoga, meditation and energy therapies are among the services available. Sometimes these techniques are paired with traditional medical treatment. Deluca discusses the different types of pain, what's normal and what's not, and how nutrition plays a role.
Also on “HealthLink on Air” this week: surgery done with tiny incisions and robotic assistance, plus charity work for Afghanistan.
Tune in this Sunday, December 30 at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. for "HeathLink on Air."