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
Dear Dr. Borigini,I have chronic lower back pain and hip pain related to a herniated disc, degenerative disc disease, stenosis, and... Read more »
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Even back pain caused by a spondylolisthesis and lumbar stenosis can be treated with physical therapy. Because spondylolisthesis and lumbar... Read more »
More and more studies show that controlling patients' pain and getting them moving after a total knee replacement (TKR) gives the best results.... Read more »