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
This study showed that a single injection of a nerve-blocking agent can be used for pain control after a total knee replacement (TKR). The femoral... 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 »