Archive | Back Pain

American College of Physicians Recommend Acupuncture for Back Pain

The American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends in an evidence-based clinical practice guideline published today in Annals of Internal Medicine that physicians and patients should treat acute or sub-acute low back pain with non-drug therapies such as superficial heat, massage, acupuncture, or spinal manipulation. Take this opportunity to pick up the latest book written by […]

Daily Exercises that Promote Health

If you have a few minutes during your busy day, try a couple or all of these exercises. They build strength in different parts of your body, stretch your muscles and reduce stress. So take a few minutes and try some of these exercises. Dr. Tan assures you will feel a difference if you do […]

How to Care for Your Back

Do you or someone you know suffer from back pain? With an understanding of the structure and function of the back, you can apply tried-and-true preventive practices that will ensure that you don’t suffer the same fate as billions of people do—back pain. The human back consists of the spine, muscles and ligaments, and nerves. […]