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
It's called serendipity - stumbling on something while you are looking for something else. There's a possibility that a serendipitous... Read more »
Depression is a complex and multifaceted condition that is not fully understood. Depression occurs at different times, at different levels... Read more »
Yesterday, the FDA approved the Medtronic Reclaim Deep Brain Stimulator device for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).... Read more »
Question: Crystalwater wrote... Deep Brain Stimulation - any updates? Does anyone know if there are any updates on the FDA approval of... Read more »
The use of occipital nerve stimulation (ONS) for the prevention of Migraines and headaches is in clinical trials and has been of great interest to... Read more »
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) involves putting electrical currents into the tissues of the body. It may sound like a torture... Read more »