PILL-FREE TREAT­MENTS FOR PAIN

Health & Nutrition - - PAIN MANAGEMENT -

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.

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