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
Until a cure is found, solutions to help someone live with pain are the next best thing. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is one such... Read more »
Over 200,000 knee replacements are done every year in the United States. People receiving new knee joints average 68 years old. A potential problem... Read more »
The patella, or kneecap, can be a source of knee pain when it fails to function properly. Alignment or overuse problems of the patella can lead to... Read more »