4 Surprising Cures for Back Pain
Banish back pain
There are tons of treatments aimed at alleviating back pain. According to the latest research, these are the methods that really work.
Taking 12 weeks of classes led to greater improvements in function for adults with chronic low back pain versus receiving conventional care (like meds or physical therapy), research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found.
If your pain is muscle-related (say, due to tight hamstrings) it might be worth a try, says Heidi Prather, DO, chief of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Want to try it? Get a referral from your doc, or find a certified acupuncturist through the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.