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Medicines not the answer for back pain: Guidelines

People with back pain shouldn’t turn to medications first, according to updated clinical guidelines from the American College of Physicians. Instead the new guidelines recommend that acute or subacute low back pain is treated with non-drug therapies such as superficial heat, massage, acupuncture, or spinal manipulation. If patients do not respond to these measures, the college ...

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