Ch 5: Alternative Medicine for Pain Treatment

About This Chapter

In this chapter, you'll find short and engaging lessons that cover alternative medicines for various types of pain. The chapter is designed to improve your pharmacological knowledge for upcoming exams, homework, class assignments or any academic purpose.

Alternative Medicine for Pain Treatment - Chapter Summary

Check out this mobile-friendly pharmacology chapter to learn about alternative medicines that help treat a variety of painful conditions, including migraines, gout, herniated discs and arthritis. The straightforward nature of these lessons helps you quickly take away the most important pharmacology terms and concepts. Supplement your studying experience by taking the included self-assessment quizzes and chapter exam. If you have any questions, you can submit them to our instructors at any time. When you're finished with the chapter, you'll be able to list alternative medicines for the following conditions:

  • Migraines
  • Herniated discs
  • Back pain
  • Arthritis
  • Gout

5 Lessons in Chapter 5: Alternative Medicine for Pain Treatment
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Alternative Medicine for Migraine Headaches

1. Alternative Medicine for Migraine Headaches

Whether it's acupressure, aromatherapy, or dietary therapy, there might be quite a few different alternatives to mainstream medicine for migraine headaches for some people. This lesson goes over some of these alternatives, like homeopathy, aromatherapy and various supplements.

Alternative Medicine for Herniated Discs

2. Alternative Medicine for Herniated Discs

In this lesson, we'll be learning about alternative medicine for the spinal condition of herniated disks. Here, you'll learn about the different types of alternative medicine, their efficacy, and recommended use.

Alternative Medicine for Back Pain

3. Alternative Medicine for Back Pain

Back pain is a common complaint in the United States, and today we'll be looking at alternative medicine to treat this condition. By the end of the lesson, you'll have information about what these treatments are and why they are used.

Alternative Medicine for Arthritis

4. Alternative Medicine for Arthritis

Arthritis can cause a lot of pain and mobility issues. For some, mainstream therapies may not be an option but there are a lot of alternative options. This lesson discusses some of them.

Alternative Medicine for Gout

5. Alternative Medicine for Gout

Magnets, oils, and Belladonna. What do they have in common? They are all alternative therapies for a condition called gout. Read this lesson to find out more about these alternative therapies as well as some others.

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