Back Pain

Treatment options

When it comes to treating back pain there are a number of avenues to take including medication, rest, exercise and in extreme cases, surgery. When you are looking for back pain treatment it is often best to consult a back specialist before trying a new backache remedy. Learn more about back problems and effective treatment options here.

7 highly addictive prescription medications

It’s not just illegal substances like heroin and cocaine that are highly addictive. Some of the most common pain medications, for backache for instance, can have dangerous consequences.

Acupuncture may improve lower 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.

What is physiotherapy?

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

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Susan qualified as a Physiotherapist in 1990, and completed her master’s degree in Physiotherapy in 2013 at the University of Pretoria. She has a special interest in human biomechanics, as well as the interaction between domestic and work-related ergonomics.

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