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Your aching back: Try pill-free treatments first

News briefs Confused about how to treat lower back pain? New guidelines from the American College of Physicians (ACP) recommend pill-free therapies over medication. The guidelines, published online Feb. 14, 2017, by Annals of Internal Medicine, focus only on pain limited to the lower back not the kind that radiates down the leg and causes weakness or numbness. …

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