PILL-FREE TREATMENTS FOR PAIN
Physical therapy. Stronger muscles help absorb pressure on the joints. Devices. Splints and braces can immobilize joints and relieve pressure on nerves. Canes and walkers allow you to redistribute your weight away from painful joint. Acupuncture. Evidence about its effectiveness is mixed, but many randomized controlled trials have suggested acupuncture helps reduce chronic pain. Therapeutic massage. Massage performed by a therapist trained in pain relief helps reduce anxiety and relax muscles, tendons, and joints.