Tuesday, December 23, 2014

4 Surprising Cures for Back Pain

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Acupuncture
Patients with low back pain who went under the needle were ore likely than those receiving conventional care to see improved symptoms, one study found.


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Talk Therapy
In a 2010 study, patients who participated in a group cognitive behavior therapy for three months had twice the improvement in chronic low back pain as those who hadn't.



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Massage
Chronic low back pain sufferers who got weekly massages reported less pain after 10 weeks that those who didn't, according to another Annals of Internal Medicine study.



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Yoga
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 Medicine found.


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