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
A study recently published in the journal Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine found that myofascial release therapy... Read more »
In the previous post, we discussed different types of surgeries which are used in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. This week I’d... Read more »
When people talk about fibromyalgia, they sometimes use the terms tender points and trigger points interchangeably. In actuality, they have quite... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
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 »