Pain is the most common reason for seeking medical care. It is also a common reason why people turn to complementary and integrative health approaches. If you are considering such an approach for pain, this information can help you talk with your health care provider.
NCCIH supports and conducts pain research at the NIH labs in Bethesda, Maryland and by funding research and grants around the country. We also provide information for both consumers and health professionals.
- NCCIH Researchers Describe Specialized Neurons That Play a Unique Role in Mechanical Pain (August 16, 2017)
- Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Shown To Be Cost Effective for Chronic Low-Back Pain (July 24, 2017)
- Yoga Similar to Physical Therapy in Helping Low-Back Pain in a Diverse Urban Population (June 19, 2017)