Back pain is a common complaint, affecting over 80% of the population at some point in their lives. Back pain may be a result of strains, degenerative conditions, infection, inflammation, bone disease, referred pain from other areas of the body and psychogenic pain (originating in the mind rather than the body). There are many treatment options for back pain including acupuncture, Yoga, Bowen Therapy, massage, chiropractic, Alexander Technique, herbal remedies, Feldenkrais, homeopathy, and Ayurveda. These techniques can be used in partnership with conventional medications.
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