Options exist beyond surgery and medication to help you deal with your pain, but it can be difficult to know whether an alternative treatment will help reduce your pain and suffering. Whether you're considering acupuncture, massage therapy, diet changes, yoga, pilates, tai chi, chiropractic, or physical therapy to help provide pain relief, deeper knowledge and insight into these alternatives is vital to successful pain recovery.

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a new medical treatment that may be effective for back pain. It has relatively few side effects and does not come with the high associated with marijuana.
There are several lower back conditions that may benefit from the use of a back brace. A doctor will be able to determine if and when a back brace will be beneficial.

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