Surfing To Heal
March 9, 2010 11:26 a.m.
Service men and women return to San Diego following tours in Iraq and Afghanistan suffering from both physical and emotional injuries. The Naval Medical Center San Diego has developed an unusual program, a surf clinic, to help injured vets heal. Exercise physiologist Betty Michalewicz, who runs the program, says that surfing has helped program participants with pain management in ways that she can't quite explain.