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Bode Miller has become the USA poster boy for the 2006 Winter Olympics. Brash and independent, Miller has made news for his reckless skiing style and reckless comments. Less publicized is Miller's treatment for chronic knee pain from a controversial doctor in Mexico.
Miller and several other elite skiers have been treated by Dr. Milne Ongley, who uses a procedure called prolotherapy. While prolotherapy is an effective remedy, Ongley's background is less stellar. In the past 30 years, he has been sued for malpractice in New Zealand and was prosecuted for practicing medicine without a license in California.
Outside the Lines' Eric Adelson reports on the controversial doctor preferred by some Olympic skiers, followed by a discussion on elite athletes' pursuit of medical care.
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