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
Sometimes back pain is not strictly related to spinal structures. Sometimes back pain comes from other places, specifically internal... Read more »
Why does sitting for long periods of time increase back pain sometimes? This question has been studied for the past 50 years and... Read more »
What does one do if she experiences major chest pains and medical examinations reveal no heart or BP abnormalities? This is a particularly... 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 »
Traveling is supposed to be a pleasurable activity. We all dream of relaxing on warm sandy beaches, curling up by a cozy fire in a mountain-top... Read more »