Alternative Treatments for Back Pain

Rest, over-the-counter pain relievers, muscle relaxers, cold compresses or ice and physical therapy are some non-surgical options in cases of back pain, explains Dr. Theresa Pazionis, Orthopedic & Spine Surgeon with Miami Cancer Institute.
However, she doesn’t recommend excessive rest, because back pain is going to get worse.
The specialist says physicians encourage people to use braces, muscle relaxers but within reason for pain relief.

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