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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.

Selecting a Complementary, Alternative or Integrative Health Practitioner

More people are looking into complementary, alternative and/or integrative health treatments to treat back and neck pain.

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.

Music as Medicine After Spine Surgery

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

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.

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.

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.

Alternative Treatments Center

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

Massage for Spine Health: 5 Tips for Choosing a Massage Therapist

Research supports the view that massage is a legitimate back pain treatment, offering a viable option to medications or more invasive methods to manage spine pain.

Is Acupuncture Effective to Help or Reduce Back Pain, and is it Safe?

Today, as people are becoming more aware of alternative treatments—and seeking pain relief options that do not include medication—acupuncture seems to have jumped to the top of many people’s radar.

Biofeedback: Questions and Answers

Biofeedback can help a patient to affect a particular function specific to a problem through mental or physical exercises, such as relieving neck pain due to muscle tension.

Mind and Body Treatments for Back Pain

This may help prevent many conditions, including back and neck pain.

Supplements to Keep a Healthy Spine

People of all ages take supplements for the impressive, albeit disputed, array of health claims. Some supplements might even help manage your back and neck pain.
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