All About Back Pain Treatments

Complex Spine Surgery: Your Questions Answered

Are the potential risks or complications greater in complex spine surgeries? Do age, smoking, being obese, or having diabetes increase risks? Read on to find answers to these questions and many more.

Spinal Cord Stimulation for Chronic Pain: What You Need to Know

Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) has become a standard of care for people with chronic back and neck pain. Neurosurgeon answers the questions patients ask.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Back Pain

Author, a specialist in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) provides an alternative angle of understanding low back pain through the model of TCM.

Care for Your Low Back According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

There are many different therapies within the specialty of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for the treatment of low back pain.

Questions to Ask Your Alternative Medicine Practitioner

The more questions you ask, the more informed you'll be. And the more informed you are, the more involved you can be in your healthcare decisions. Sample questions included in this article.

Music as Medicine After Spine Surgery

Music therapy, when combined with standard medical care, reduced pain perception in patients recovering from spinal fusion.

Lumbar Facet Joint Injection Information

Get the answers to your questions related to lumbar facet joint injections including what to know during and after the procedure.

Acupuncture Reduces Back Pain Better than Mainstream Methods

A research team found that acupuncture delivered more relief to back pain patients than standard treatments-- even if toothpicks were used instead of needles.

Spinal Conditions Treated by Complementary and Alternative Medicine

When conventional medicine fails to relieve your back or neck pain, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) may help.

Magnet Therapy

Magnet therapy is a type of alternative treatment some people have used to minimize back pain.

Acupuncture for Children With Back Pain

Can pediatric acupuncture help treat chronic pain caused by spinal conditions?

Education and Training for Alternative Medicine Practitioners

The education and training of alternative medicine practitioners varies based on where you live and the specialty of the CAM practitioner.

Bone Graft Types for Spinal Fusion Surgery

Bone graft material is necessary to “trick” the body into causing living bone to cross the gap and join to the other side.

Alternative Treatments Center

The SpineUniverse Alternative Treatment Center can help you find trustworthy information about complementary and integrative alternative practices.

Chiropractic Care for Low Back Pain

Seeing a doctor of chiropractic, otherwise known as a chiropractor, chiropractic physician or DC, can be a beneficial step towards effectively treating low back pain.
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