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Table 1 A list of treatments addressed in the study.

From: The use of CAM and conventional treatments among primary care consulters with chronic musculoskeletal pain

Treatments included in interview list

 

CAM

Conventional

Additional CAM treatments reported by participants

1.Aromatherapy

26.Muscle energy techniques

1.Ultrasound

1.Exercises

2.Homeopathy

27.Therapeutic touch

2.Vitamins

2.Heat therapy

3.Magnets

28.Alexander Technique

3.Joint injections

3.Heat cream

4.Copper bracelets

29.Massage Therapy

4.Occupational Therapy

4.Biocomfort

5.Evening primrose

30.Phytodolor

5.Operations

5.Dog oil

6.Reflexology

31.Osteopathic manipulation

6.Podiatry

6.Glyco-nutrient

7.Naturopathy

32.Electrotherapy

7.Psychotherapy

7.Honey & vinegar

8.Feverfew extract

33.Chondroitin sulphate

8.Aspirin

8.Cold pack

9.Blackcurrant seed oil

34.Glucosamin

9.Celecoxib

9.Geranium & eucalyptus

10.Ayurvedic herbs

35.Lifestyle program

10.Co-codamol

10.Reiki

11.Borage seed oil

36.Minerals

11.Co-codaprin

11.Swimming

12.Devil's claw

37. Weight loss program

12.Co-dydramol

12.Dowsing

13.Ginger

38.Active release technique

13.Co-proxamol

13.Electrical massage

14.Thunder God Root

39.Myofascial release

14.Diclofenac sodium

14.Florid acid

15.Acupuncture

40.Soft tissue mobilization

15.Ibuprofen

15.Lavender oil

16.Acupressure

41.Biofeedback

16.Indomethacin

16.Singapore balm

17.Tumaric

42.Guided imagery

17.Mefenamic acid

 

18.Hypnosis

43.Pilates

18.Meloxicam

 

19.Energy Healing

44.Prayer

19.Naproxen

 

20.Fish oil

45.Relaxation

20.Nefopam

 

21.Willow bark extract

46.Tai Chi

21.Paracetamol

 

22.Meditation

47.Yoga

22.Piroxicam

 

23.Pet Therapy

48.Hydrotherapy

23.Rofecoxib

 

24.Chiropractic

49.Chelation

  

25.Craniosacral Therapy

50.Serums

  
 

51.Vaccines