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.

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