Alternative Treatments for Spinal Tumors

Reviewed by George I. Jallo, MD

Under the guidance of your doctor you may consider various alternative types of treatment to help relieve pain often associated with a spinal tumor. Alternative therapies are sometimes referred to as complementary or integrative.

You must be careful, though, to avoid fraud, quackery, and harmful effects from certain treatments purported by others to be safe and effective. Coordinating care with your doctor is essential to your health and medical treatment plan.  Ask your doctor about any alternative treatment you'd like to try first. Some supplements or herbal products may interfere with medications.

Alternative therapies you may want to discuss with your doctor include:

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