How effective is acupuncture for chronic back pain?
In the largest U.S. study of its kind, Group Health researchers found that acupuncture can help. The treatment helped people with chronic low back pain feel less bothered by their symptoms and function better in their daily activities.
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Back pain: Do's and don’ts to get you back in action
Back pain affects nearly everyone at some point—causing pain, anxiety, and disruption of your daily activities. Fortunately, research shows that low back pain is rarely caused by serious underlying disease, and there are things you can do to ease your pain.
How do you know when you’re depressed?
Like the “chicken or the egg,” it’s difficult to say which comes first—depression or related physical symptoms such as: fatigue, headache, back pain, trouble sleeping, and digestive problems. Evidence shows depression can have a direct effect on your body, taking away your energy and slowing you down.