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
“You want to do what?” she asked. “Because you have Atrial Fibrillation, I’d like to schedule you for an electrical... Read more »
Full Question: For a couple years now I have had electrical shocks in my head in addition to the traditional migraine pain. What... Read more »
As I've mentioned before, I love cooking and I finally figured out a version of my brownies for Africa (much to the endearment of my... Read more »
An analysis of studies regarding the use of opioids in chronic back pain was published in the January 16, 2007 edition of “Annals of... Read more »
In this study, patients with moderate to severe osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee were treated with electrical stimulation (E-stim). The goal was 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 »