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Pain is a leading condition for which complementary practices are used2

  1. Back pain 17.1%
  2. Neck pain 5.9%
  3. Joint pain 5.2%
  4. Arthritis 3.5%
  5. Anxiety 2.8%
  6. Cholesterol 2.1%
  7. Head or chest cold 2.0%
  8. Other musculoskeletal 1.8%
  9. Severe headache or migraine 1.6%
  10. Insomnia 1.4%

Source

  • 2Diseases/Conditions for Which Complementary Approaches Are Most Frequently Used Among Adults. Barnes PM, et al. CDC National Health Statistics Report #12. Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use Among Adults and Children: United States, 2007.

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