Alternative medicine has gained in popularity in recent years, so much so that nearly 40 percent of all adults report using some form of nontraditional therapy.
What you can do: Learn Alexander Technique methods to improve your posture and prevent back pain.
What you can do: Consult with your pediatrician; learn what treatments are safe and effective for children.
What you can do: Don’t wait for your doctor to raise the subject; ask about alternative therapies or do your research and tell your doc what you’ve learned.
What you can do: Find a class at your local community center or gym and spend a few hours a week practicing to decrease pain and increase balance.
What you can do: Take posture-improving timeouts during your workday, and make sure to get out of your seat for some mini exercise sessions.
What you can do: Keep your wrists in good shape with a few easy hand stretches and workstation adjustments.
What you can do: Find a certified acupuncturist to treat medical conditions that you can't lick with the usual treatments.
What you can do: Give a stressed-out bud a quick hand massage, or learn how to soothe your own tight, over-tired digits.
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What you can do: Rule out four specific conditions that respond to surgery, then try different treatment strategies until you find the ones that ease your pain.