The guidelines on low back pain are clear: drugs and surgery should be the last resort

The guidelines on low back pain are clear: drugs and surgery should be the last resort

"Low back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide and is becoming more common as our population ages. Most people who have an episode of low back pain recover within six weeks, but two-thirds still have pain after three months. By 12 months, pain may linger but is usually less intense."

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Acupuncture for Cervicogenic Headaches

Acupuncture for Cervicogenic Headaches

Acupuncture as a therapeutic intervention is being embraced by the medical community. This is in part because it is a non-pharmacological therapeutic intervention that is simple to carry out, economical, and has very few side effects. One area that is being explored is the use of acupuncture to decrease the individual’s headache frequency, intensity, duration and acute medication requirements.

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Non-pharmacologic Treatment for a Patient with Migraine Headaches

Non-pharmacologic Treatment for a Patient with Migraine Headaches

In 2017 The Lancet - Global Burden of Disease study, listed migraine headaches are one of the leading cause of disability worldwide.

Physicians, now more than ever are recommending conservative treatment including manual therapy, acupuncture, education and exercise as part of a multi-modal approach to decrease the individual’s headache frequency, intensity, duration and acute medication requirements.

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