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
Last year, I wrote about research finding links between stress and depression and increased rheumatoid arthritis disease activity. Now, new... Read more »
It's back-to-school time, and for me, that means many things. One thing the new school year means is a new cadre to disclose to.... Read more »
It's long been suspected that psychological issues can have a significant impact on chronic pain and how people perceive chronic pain. In the early... Read more »