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
My last post looked into the benefit of some drugs with an anti-depressant effect in the treatment of the chronic pain of fibromyalgia. ... 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 »
In this paper researchers try to explain why treatment aimed at psychosocial factors did not have better results than usual care for low back pain... Read more »