Treatment options

Acupuncture may improve back pain

Acupuncture leads to greater improvements in chronic lower back pain than does standard treatment, according to the results of the German Acupuncture (GERAC) trials.

Exercise, manipulation a good combo

Patients given a combination of spinal manipulation and exercise experience greater improvements in back function compared to those treated with only one of the two.

What is physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is concerned with assessing, treating and preventing human movement disorders and restoring normal function.

Overview of the treatment options

Treatment options include home treatment with over-the-counter-medication, prescpription medication, physiotherapy and other non-surgical options and surgery.

Backache? A chiropractor can help

Research on ailments in the workplace suggests that 60% of people suffer from lower back pain at some point in their lives. Fortunately, there's light at the end of the tunnel.

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