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Are there effective alternative treatments for back pain?

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Dr. Paul Kovatis
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In brief: Yes

Surgery is usually the last resort for most back problems except major trauma.
Therapy, postural exercises, yoga, weight loss and/or exercise, gait training, job retraining, as well as meditatation (to relieve stress) are helpful adjucts. Note: not all back pain is created equal to please get check by a specialist. Note: beware of fad or gimmicky advertisements for back relief. Feel better.

In brief: Yes

Surgery is usually the last resort for most back problems except major trauma.
Therapy, postural exercises, yoga, weight loss and/or exercise, gait training, job retraining, as well as meditatation (to relieve stress) are helpful adjucts. Note: not all back pain is created equal to please get check by a specialist. Note: beware of fad or gimmicky advertisements for back relief. Feel better.
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