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
Raw foodists might be happy to see some of what Dr. Richard Wrangham writes in Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human. This book,... Read more »
Question: Nuts are considered a good snack, do they have to be raw? I like roasted and salted cashews, but is it better to eat them raw? ... 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 »
Some low back patients with acute pain don't get better. They become chronic pain patients. This study shows how the fear of pain more than the pain... Read more »