One problem the medical community needs to solve is that insurance companies are often happy to cover the cost of a doctor’s visit and prescription drugs, but are just now coming around to more effective therapies that include massage therapy.
Recently, the American College of Physicians issued new guidelines for back-pain treatment, stating that non-drug treatments should be tried first. And in a new Consumer Reports study, 80% of people who had experienced back pain found relief with a combination of yoga, tai chi and massage therapy.
There’s nothing worse than spoiling your holiday season with a trip to the emergency room. Here are a few tips for staying safe during the holidays.
Most of all, have a happy holiday season with family and friends. The ER won’t mind, if you don’t need them.