There are many treatments for back pain. Traditional methods involve medication or surgery. However, there are many alternate methods available for treating back pain and new ones are being discovered all the time. Take this quiz to see how much you know about alternative back pain treatments.
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What foods should you limit in your diet to improve your body's ability to heal?
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Where should you spend time if you have low vitamin D levels?
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Which of the following relieves muscle cramps?
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What is the main tool used in acupuncture?
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What is the term used to describe the burning of Chinese herbs?
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Where are the needles often positioned?
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How do acupuncturist diagnose the patient's problem?
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How is hypnosis used in surgery?
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How does hypnosis work?
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What is a key factor in the success of hypnosis?
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Magnets have yet to be proven as a successful method in treating back pain. What is one of the difficulties with the research?
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Prolotherapy is another new method of pain relief. How is it administered?
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What is the immediate affect of the prolotherapy injection on the joint?
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What is a problem with prolotherapy?
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Research shows that prolotherapy is effective in reducing back pain along with which other therapies?
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What is a side effect of prolotherapy?
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A new treatment to fix herniated disks is with surgical laser treatment. What are the benefits of this type of surgery?
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What pain-causing material does the epiduralysis procedure aim to remove?
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What material is injected into the body during percutaneous vertebroplasty in order to fix broken vertebrae?
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