Bizarre & Questionable 'Medical' Practices
Medical quackery or practice of scientifically unproven medical means to cure ailments has been around a lot longer than mainstream medicine. For thousands of years, practitioners have touted the miraculous benefits of using snake oil or liquid oxygen for curing ailments and injuries. Even today, a number of widely practiced 'medical' modules are under question due to lack of adequate scientific research and explanation. Here’s a list of some questionable health products and services that are still practiced. (Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images).