Acute back pain can be debilitating. Fortunately there are treatments that can be effective. One such treatment comes from the field of osteopathic manipulative medicine. Osteopathic medicine focuses on the role of the joints in illness and pain.
The indications of hypnotherapy can be mechanical, functional, and psychological.
Research has looked closely at the two ways the mental health profession treats depression: depression counselling and drugs. While evidence suggests that drugs have a more immediate impact, counselling is more effective over the long term. Also, drugs have side effects that may be worse than the condition they are meant to treat.