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Almost everyone has back pain at some point in their lives. According to the National Institutes of Health, back pain is the second most common neurological disorder in the United States—only headache is more common.

But while the standard treatment options for back pain used to be rest, long-term medication, and surgery, there are now many natural alternatives that can help to relieve pain.

And unlike pain medication, which temporarily reduces symptoms but often comes with unwanted drug side effects, most of these natural alternatives are gentle and address the underlying problem.

So if you want to start relieving your back pain today, take a look at these 15 natural remedies for back pain.

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June 11, 2008 at 8:04 am
(1) painexercises says:

here are pain exercises for your health
http://www.painexercises.net

June 16, 2008 at 3:38 pm
(2) Acupuncture West - Boise, ID says:

Thank you for a great article about different Complementary & Alternative Medicine (CAM) approaches to treating back pain. Increasingly, people are looking for more natural ways to reduce chronic pain.

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