Harvard Health: A New Approach to Back Pain
Robert H. Shmerling, MD, Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publications | July 21, 2017
The American College of Physicians came out with new guidelines for the treatment of low back pain based on a review of more than 150 studies. The big news? Avoid opioids and try acupuncture, massage or chiropractic instead.
"Here’s something completely different for low back pain" - Harvard Health Blog
New guidelines from The American College of Physicians say to avoid pain pills and instead seek out non-pharmaceutical treatments such as acupuncture, massage therapy and chiropractic.