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Back Injuries

  • By: Gautam J. Desai, Deepa R. Halaharvi & Shelley L. Alexander
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Back pain is the fifth leading cause for office visits in the United States. Treatment must be based on the cause, and tailored to the patient's health and lifestyle. Medications may decrease inflammation and ease pain. Osteopathic manipulation has been shown ...

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