A basketball playing friend of mine tells me that a lot of guys in the NBA use it and swear by it.
I certainly don’t believe any of the pseudoscience about holograms and frequencies, but as mentioned, the placebo effect can be extremely powerful. A question sometimes asked on med school entrance interviews is “What are your views on ______?” (insert unproven natural treatment…homeopathy, “healing touch”, etc). If you blast the treatment, you’ve failed the question. If it a.) does no harm and b.) provides your patient with some sort of benefit, even peace of mind, it’s can be considered valid.
Acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, “healing touch”, dog shit sprayed with gold paint (ok made that last one up)…if you truly believe in it, it likely will manifest some benefit. [/quote]
I didn’t believe in acupuncture, having had it done a few times for various problems, but after getting it for allergies, I do believe some things will work for some people. I am no longer allergic to cats. Same with seasonal allergies. Supposedly this season was bad, but I had very little sneezing and took no Allegra. I didn’t believe it would work before I went.
I’m sure you’ll chalk this up to the placebo effect.