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What Can Physical Therapy Do For Your Back and Neck Pain
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Cleveland Clinic - Provides a description of what a physical therapist can do for you and what you can do. Cleveland Clinic - Provides a description of what a physical therapist can do for you and what you can do. Show less
Discography (PDF)
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North American Spine Society - Booklet containing information of this invasive procedure, with illustrations. North American Spine Society - Booklet containing information of this invasive procedure, with illustrations. Show less
Resource Guide to Pain Medications and Treatment
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American Chronic Pain Association - Very comprehensive but dense review of all types of chronic pain treatment, from analgesics to surgery to complementary therapies. American Chronic Pain Association - Very comprehensive but dense review of all types of chronic pain treatment, from analgesics to surgery to complementary therapies. Show less
Careful: Acetaminophen in pain relief medicines can cause liver damage
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U.S. Food and drug Administration (FDA) - There are about 600 products that contain acetaminophen, including cough and cold products and sleep aids, as we...Show more U.S. Food and drug Administration (FDA) - There are about 600 products that contain acetaminophen, including cough and cold products and sleep aids, as well prescription pain relievers. The FDA warns consumers that all over-the-counter pain relievers should be taken with care to avoid serious problems that can occur with misuse. Show less
Back Pain
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Mayo Clinic - Article provides overview of back pain, with discussion of treatments, including alternative therapies. Mayo Clinic - Article provides overview of back pain, with discussion of treatments, including alternative therapies. Show less
Are You Considering Complementary and Alternative Medicine?
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National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health - This is a good presentation of issues to consider when thinking about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health - This is a good presentation of issues to consider when thinking about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Show less
Chronic Pain and CAM: At a Glance
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National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health - People experiencing chronic pain often turn to complementary a...Show more National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health - People experiencing chronic pain often turn to complementary and alternative medicine for relief. This article highlights the research status for various CAM therapies used for pain control. Also included are guidelines for those considering CAM for common types of chronic pain. Show less
Spinal Manipulation for Low-Back Pain
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National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health - Article describes when and how manipulation might help back pain. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health - Article describes when and how manipulation might help back pain. Show less
Acupuncture: An Introduction
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National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health - Included in this excellent article is information on treatment...Show more National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health - Included in this excellent article is information on treatment options including a description of how acupuncture works, how to find a practitioner, and what to expect from a treatment session. Show less
Tai chi: Discover the many possible health benefits
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Mayo Clinic - The gentle movements of tai chi reduce stress and offer other health benefits. Mayo Clinic - The gentle movements of tai chi reduce stress and offer other health benefits. Show less
Tai Chi & Qi Gong for Health and Well-Being
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National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), National Institutes of Health - An educational video that features tai chi and qi gong as an activity to enhance wellness. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), National Institutes of Health - An educational video that features tai chi and qi gong as an activity to enhance wellness. Show less
Yoga for People with Arthritis
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Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center - Physical activity is an important part of arthritis treatment. This article includes relevant questions to ask when consi...Show more Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center - Physical activity is an important part of arthritis treatment. This article includes relevant questions to ask when considering a yoga class, what poses should not be done, what the benefits of yoga are, and what to expect in the class. Show less
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