CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 24, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) This week's investigation of alternative medicines introduced.
(Studio: Edie Magnus) Medical use of biofeedback for the paralyzed, the incontinent and for pain sufferers featured; scenes shown of paralyzed patient Marisol Cacha Susa learning to walk by force of will at the University of Miami. [SUSA, Stress Regulation Institution Dr. Keith SEDLACEK - comment.] Use of biofeedback by astronauts in last week's shuttle mission noted. [Disguised MAN - describes his problems with urinary incontinence.] [Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Hospital Jeanette TRIES - cites biofeedback success rate.] Use of hypnosis as a pain treatment noted. [Northwestern Memorial Hospital Dr. Robert LEVY, pain patient Barbara LEWIS - talk about use of hypnotherapy.] Position of the American Medical Association on biofeedback and hypnotherapy outlined.
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