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Acupuncture for lower back pain, studies have shown that acupuncture have beneficial effect for lower back pain management...(more)

Masage for lower back pain Well toned muscles provides better support and may prevent back pain attack.. ..(more)

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Over the Counterer Drug for Back Pain Drugs such as NSAIDS are usaully taken to bring relief to lower back pain

Surgical Treatment for Back Pain Surgery to treat lower back pain is done for symptoms due to nerve damage

Warning Signs of Back Pain If pain becomes prequent and usual treatment does not improve lower back pain relief, a serious condition is possible that may need profession medical attention.

Acupuncture for Lower Back Pain Relief

Scientific studies have found acupuncture is effective for lower back pain management and relief. The National Institutes of Health recommend acupuncture as a reasonable treatment option for low back pain. An acupuncturist's management of low back pain often involves a comprehensive approach including specialized massage, application of warming herbal oils, and patient education. Ask your local acupuncturist for proper guidance.

Massage to relieve Back Pain

Massage may be helpful to give lower back pain relief for both acute and chronic back problems. Massage with herbs’ essential oil and topically applied to the affected area may be helpful for acute problems. Mix 1 to 2 drops of essential oil or 5 to 10 drops of tincture into 1 tbsp. vegetable oil, and rub into the affected area. St. John's wort for nerve pain; leopard's bane (Arnica montana) anti-inflammatory, external use only; lobelia (Lobelia inflata) antispasmodic

Over the Counter DrugS for Back Pain

back pain medicineNonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS)—for example, ibuprofen, aspirin, acitamenophen, and naproxen can help bring back pain relief
Muscle relaxants
Oral or epidural steroids— to reduce inflammation

Surgical Treatment for Back Pain

Only about 1 percent of people who have back pain would require surgery. If your doctor would recommend surgery, don’t rush into it rather get second opinions. Surgery for back pain would require extended recovery period and is considered to be traumatic. Surgery may only be considered if the back pain has been established to be a symptom of nerve injury or damage.

Warning Signs for Lower Back Pain

If home treatment and taking of OTC drugs did not help in giving you back pain relief. It is best that you consult your doctor. It may be that you are suffering from a more serious condition and that your back pain is only a symptom. You should seek medical attention especially if your back pain is associated with the following condition.

Fever, leg weakness, bladder or bowel problems, abdominal pain or unexplained weight loss and the pain interfere with your sleep.

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Ginko biloba is a popular herb used for its many health benefits including blood flow improvement, treatment for memory loss and dementia.

Ginseng is an herbal medicine used as health tonic for the entire body with health benefits for the brain, heart, reproduction and many others.