A number of complementary and alternative treatments are used to relieve back pain. Complementary means it is used together with conventional medicine. Alternative means it is done in place of conventional medicine.
Acupuncture is now a common alternative treatment for certain kinds of pain. It involves inserting small needles or exerting pressure on certain "energy" points in the body. When the pins have been placed successfully, the patient is supposed to experience...Read more
Why does sitting for long periods of time increase back pain sometimes? This question has been studied for the past 50 years and... Read more »
If you moved more efficiently and with a better posture, would your back pain disappear? Well, some British researchers recently released... Read more »
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Exercise and Physical TherapyThe Role of Physical TherapyPhysical therapy with a trained professional may be useful if pain has not improved after 3... Read more »
Spinal pain, or back pain, is very common in the Western world. In fact, it affects up to 80 percent of people at least one time in their life.... Read more »
Have you ever stood up to leave a movie theater and had a loud pop and pain in your knee? This is called the "movie sign." It happens when the knee... Read more »