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by Jennifer Steil, AARP, January 5, 2018|Comments: 0. Non-drug, Surgery-free Back Pain Remedies. Getty Images. The American College of Physicians now recommends a host of alternative measures, such as exercise, tai chi, cognitive behavioral therapy and even acupuncture, to alleviate back pain. Whether nagging  ...
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Conditions:   Low Back Pain;   Low Back Pain, Mechanical;   Low Back Pain, Recurrent;   Low Back Pain, Postural;   Low Back Strain;   Lumbago;   Lumbago With Sciatica;   Lumbago With Sciatica, Unspecified Side;   Back Pain Intervention:   Other: Acupuncture Sponsor:   China Medical University Hospital Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Publication date: Available online 12 April 2018 Source:Journal of Integrative Medicine Author(s): Ching-Feng Su A 66-year-old female patient was diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma accompanied by neuropathic pain induced by a metastatic tumor that compromised root and spinal canal. Although her pain was relieved following medical treatment, breakthrough pain occurring 1–2 times a day was still distressing. Neuropathic pain in her right lower limb caused discomfort and irritability and decreased her quality of life. We had limited options to adjust her prescription drug regime, due to the side effect of these dr...
Source: Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Conditions:   Low Back Pain;   Chronic Low Back Pain Interventions:   Other: Auricular Acupuncture;   Other: Sham Treatment Sponsors:   The Geneva Foundation;   TriService Nursing Research Program Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
I never wanted to be a drug pusher. A career in medicine was the opposite — healing in place of harming. However, I knew something was wrong when a detective asked to speak to me about one of my patients. My patient, addicted to Vicodin, had committed several acts of fraud and theft in desperate attempt to satisfy her needs. Her arrest was the final step in a long, slow unraveling of a happy and productive life. I was not just a witness to this painful process; I was an active participant. As her primary care physician, I helped fuel her addiction and shared in the responsibility. When the history of the opiate epide...
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Physician Pain Management Primary Care Source Type: blogs
Authors: Li SS, Tu WZ, Jia CQ, Jiang X, Qian XR, Yang GH, Hu QM, Chen WC, Lu B, Jiang SH Abstract Potassium-chloride cotransporter 2 (KCC2) has been indicated to serve a crucial role during chronic neuropathic pain (NP). Following the emergence of NP, γ‑aminobutyric acid (GABA) A receptor‑mediated signaling may be further impaired by the changes of KCC2 chloride anion gradient. In the present study, the authors investigate the effect of electro-acupuncture (EA) on the behavior and the expression of KCC2 and GABAA receptor γ2 subunit in the spinal cord of chronic constriction injury (CCI) model rats....
Source: Molecular Medicine Reports - Category: Molecular Biology Tags: Mol Med Rep Source Type: research
Subject to inappropriate and costly tests and treatments; best practice guidance ignored Related items fromOnMedica Paracetamol 'does not help back pain or arthritis' Exercise better for back pain than acupuncture say experts Nurofen TV ad is banned for being ‘misleading’ NSAIDs no better than placebo for spinal pain
Source: OnMedica Latest News - Category: UK Health Source Type: news
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