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
Full Question:My mother in law, 87 years old, never had migraines has developed a symptom that makes me wonder. She says she has an... Read more »
Sometimes back pain is not strictly related to spinal structures. Sometimes back pain comes from other places, specifically internal... 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 »
Chronic itch can be just as unpleasant and difficult to live with as is chronic pain and it has many similarities to chronic pain. There is ongoing... Read more »