Recently an article in the American College of Physicians recommended acupuncture, massage, and spinal manipulation as first choice for the treatment of back pain BEFORE the use of medication. With low back pain affecting more than 80% of people in North America, this is a great step towards leading patients into the proper treatment protocol.
TREAT THE SOURCE
Imagine your car's low fuel warning light comes on and you decide to turn OFF the warning light instead of filling up your gas tank. Doesn't make sense, correct? Well, this applies to the treatment of most musculoskeletal and soft tissue injuries. The treatment should be directed at the source of the condition instead of shutting off the warning signal, which in most cases is the PAIN, and leave the area untreated.
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