If you have chronic back pain, you know that just doing one type of treatment doesn’t always stop the pain. Your treatment plan as like a recipe. You and your doctor might need to add or take out ingredients to make it work.
Here are some options to try:
Acupuncture is based on traditional Chinese medicine. Thin needles get inserted into the skin at certain points on your body to produce energy flow.
Biofeedback trains your mind to control a body function that’s usually not under your control.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy teaches you stress management and pain control skills.
Chiropractic is a treatment for muscles and bones.
Massage involves rubbing the soft tissues of the body, like the muscles, to help decrease tension and pain, get better blood flow, and help you relax.
Comprehensive rehabilitation programs offer multiple treatments and specialists. They are one of the best ways for treating chronic low back pain, and they could be your best bet at finding the right combination of treatments.