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
One of the most important things you can do for your lower back is keep your core strong and integrated with your spine. I'll explain. ... Read more »
Before you have surgery, you might need an attitude adjustment. Your beliefs, feelings and values can greatly affect the surgical outcome.... Read more »
Q. What might prevent a successful result with breast reconstruction? A. Well… lots of things, actually. To begin with, you may not even be a... Read more »
Back in 1995 when surgeons first started using a technique called autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI), a group of surgeons from around the... Read more »
Predicting success after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) isn't always easy. Patients want to know what to expect and how long it will take to recover.... Read more »