The Effect of Lumbar Disc Herniation on Musculoskeletal Loadings in the Spinal Region During Level Walking and Stair Climbing.

CONCLUSIONS LDH patients exhibited different kinetic alternations during level walking and stair climbing. However, both adaptive strategies added extra burdens to the trunk system and further increased the risk for development of LDH. PMID: 28796755 [PubMed - in process]
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Authors: Iwakiri K, Sotoyama M, Takahashi M, Liu X, Koda S, Ichikawa K Abstract Many care workers at elderly care facilities in Japan suffer occupational low back pain (LBP) despite the utilization of welfare equipment. When introducing welfare equipment such as hoists and sliding boards, education on appropriate care methods using welfare equipment is usually conducted, but the effect of education diminishes with time. This intervention study aimed to examine the effect of re-education on appropriate care methods using welfare equipment on the prevention of care workers' LBP at an elderly care facility. At the int...
Source: Industrial Health - Category: Occupational Health Tags: Ind Health Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS:   In participants reporting HxLBP, TrA thickness modulations were lower and both tabletop and seated thickness modulations were able to distinguish reported HxLBP status. These findings suggest that TrA muscle function may be altered by HxLBP. PMID: 29912568 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Athletic Training - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: J Athl Train Source Type: research
BACK pain could be caused by your diet plan, it ’s been revealed. This is why your morning coffee could be causing your lower back pain.
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(Natural News) Lower back pain is a common ailment. In the U.K., it is the leading cause of disability and is responsible for more than one in 10 of all serious health complaints. Common treatments for lower back pain include prescription painkillers or surgery. Sometimes, patients are advised to simply take a rest. However, studies...
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AbstractPurposeComputed tomography (CT)-guided periradicular infiltration therapy has emerged as an effective treatment option for patients with low back pain. Concern about radiation exposure requires approaches allowing significant dose reduction. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the need for iterative reconstruction software in CT-guided periradicular infiltration therapy with an ultra-low-dose protocol.Materials and methodsOne hundred patients underwent CT-guided periradicular infiltration therapy of the lumbar spine using an ultra-low-dose protocol with adaptive iterative dose reduction 3D (AIDR 3D) for image ...
Source: La Radiologia Medica - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Conclusion: The results from our study corroborate that implementing of FID is a good alternative treatment for patient chronic low back pain due to BD This technique contributes to improving a better living situation for the patients given the correct indications.
Source: Journal of Craniovertebral Junction and Spine - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: Our study awakens a strong presumption about the relationship between emergence of MC after lumbar discectomy.
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A study looked at adding spinal manipulation and other chiropractic care to the overall management of low back pain.Medscape Internal Medicine
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BACKGROUND: Exposure to whole body vibration (WBV) is common in construction, agriculture, mining, and transportation. There is strong epidemiological evidence linking WBV with adverse health outcomes in the long-term, including low back pain. Fortunately,...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news
Discussion “Chiropractic is a health care profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system and the effects of these disorders on general health.” Some people look at chiropractic care solely as spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) or manipulation. Chiropractic physicians also offer a variety of other treatments including nutritional advice, dietary or herbal supplements, therapeutic exercise, posture correction and behavioral counseling. Spinal muscle therapy or spinal manipulation is one of the most common complementary, integrative, and alternati...
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