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By John Hult
Argus Leader 

Veterans in Sioux Falls find relief through Eastern medicine

 

August 16, 2017



SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Vietnam veteran Grant Dorothy has tried just about everything to manage the pain he's lived with since 1970, when he was wounded in combat.

He drank heavily to self-medicate until 1986. He tried pain management counseling and physical therapy, the Argus Leader reported .

Until recently, he took five Hydrocodone pills every day.

"Now, I'm down to one at night," said Dorothy.

The difference-makers for Dorothy were pins and yoga poses, not pills.

He's among hundreds of vets using a VA Health System program called Integrated Health, which has quietly become one of the...



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