Chronic Pain

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For adults with chronic low-back pain, two mind and body practices resulted in greater improvement in pain reduction and physical functioning when compared to standard treatment.

A government funded study conducted in Seattle, Washington by the Group Health Research Institute, involving 401 patients, with chronic back pain who were primarily middle-aged women sought to determine if massage or drug therapy was more effective.

A University of Michigan survey has determined that 33 % of people with chronic pain reported using alternative and complimentary therapies including chiropractic treatment and acupuncture for pain relief.   Carmen Green, MD, professor of anesthesiology and obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Michigan found this treatment approach is attracting people with college education […]