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Medicines 2015, 2(3), 287-297; doi:10.3390/medicines2030287

The Use of Conservative and Alternative Therapy for Low Back Pain

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State Key Laboratory of Phytochemistry and Plant Resources in West China, Kunming 650201, Yunnan, China
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Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Institute of Chinese Medicine, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong, China 
Academic Editor: Toku Takahashi
Received: 30 June 2015 / Revised: 27 August 2015 / Accepted: 28 August 2015 / Published: 9 September 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Integrative Medicine)
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Abstract

Low back pain may have complex patho-physiological causes leading to chronicity that resists conventional managements. Complementary and alternative treatment options have, therefore, gained popularity. In this chapter, acupuncture, manual therapy, and natural healing for low back pain will be discussed. Special emphasis is given on the role of the individual in the control and prevention of low back pain. View Full-Text
Keywords: low back pain; treatment; alternative treatment; natural healing low back pain; treatment; alternative treatment; natural healing
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Leung, P.C. The Use of Conservative and Alternative Therapy for Low Back Pain. Medicines 2015, 2, 287-297.

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