Medical News Today: How can disc desiccation be treated?

The bones in the back have sponge-like discs between them. These discs can become dehydrated and lose flexibility, often as people age, resulting in desiccation. Treatment, that can include at-home therapy, depends on the severity of the desiccation, which can cause stiffness in the back and pain. Learn more here.
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ConclusionIntrathecal (S)-(+)-Ketoprofen caused dose-dependent neurohistopathological changes in rats on days 3 and 7 after injection, suggesting that (S)-(+)-Ketoprofen should not be intrathecally administered.ResumoJustificativa e objetivosA administração intratecal de anti-inflamatórios não esteroides é mais eficaz no tratamento da dor pós-operatória. A Anti-inflamatórios não esteroides, como o (S)-(+)-cetoprofeno, pode ser eficaz em doses intratecais inferiores às parenterais; a segurança pré-clínica relativa à possí...
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
This study examined whether spinal CCL1 is associated with fracture-associated postoperative pain via AMPA receptor.We herein discovered that the tibial fracture with orthopedic surgery initiated and maintained chronic postoperative pain along with spinal up-regulation of CCL1/CCR8 expression and phosphorylation of GluA1-containing AMPA receptor. Central CCL1/CCR8 inhibition impaired mechanical and cold allodynia, and phosphorylated GluA1-containing AMPA receptor in the spinal dorsal horn. Intrathecal injection of GluA1-containing AMPA receptor antagonist NASPM alleviated fracture-related postoperative pain. Also, exogenou...
Source: Neuroscience Research - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Conditions:   Failed Back Surgery Syndrome;   CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndromes) Intervention:   Device: Device: Precision Novi™ system Neurostimulation procedures Sponsor:   Jan Biziel University Hospital No 2 in Bydgoszcz Recruiting
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We thank Orhurhu et al. for their response to our publication. They suggest that future analyses examining the relationship between muscle size and low back pain (LBP) could consider the inclusion of additional confounders, such as psychological factors, patient comorbidities, and treatment modalities, which may influence pain intensity. We agree that understanding the effect of thefactors is important, however we propose that their inter-relationship is complex, particularly in a heterogeneous condition such as nonspecific LBP, and thus further investigation requires specifically designed studies.
Source: The Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: Letters to the editor Source Type: research
This study brings to light the fact that there is very little information linking the relationship of the lumbar paraspinal muscles to low back pain (LBP). The results of the st udy revealed an inverse relationship between paraspinal muscle cross-sectional area and LBP disability, suggesting that treatment aimed at increasing the muscle size may be effective in reducing low back disability.
Source: The Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: Letters to the editor Source Type: research
Abstract BACKGROUND: Several studies showed encouraging results after total disc replacement (TDR) in patients with cervical-brachial syndrome (CBS). OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to supplement the existing documentation of results after total disc replacement and to underline the importance of the correct indication. METHODS: The clinical and radiological outcome of 34 patients was evaluated in a 2-year follow-up by several parameters as the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) for pain, the Neck Disability Index (NDI) and the Kellgren and Lawrence Score. RESULTS: The median values for NDI changed fr...
Source: Technology and Health Care - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Technol Health Care Source Type: research
You're reading 5 Yoga Poses to Help You Relieve Stress and Anxiety, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Ice-cream , cookies, wine – tried and tested but not working ? Then a great stress buster like no other, yoga, is said to work wonders for both mind and body and bring about holistic healing and increase your resistance to the stress triggers. In general, while yoga is said to calm the senses , there are certain poses or asanas of yoga that work on letting go of stress and tension. Try these out. ...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: featured health and fitness self improvement anxiety pickthebrain stress yoga Source Type: blogs
Confinement experiments are essential to prepare long-term space exploration. The 180-day Chinese CELSS (Controlled Ecological Life Support System) study is unique in its design, including a closed-loop system and mid-mission simulation of Mars-like day-night cycle of 24h40min for 36 days (days 72-108). Our aim was to study physiological and psychological consequences of this confinement in 4 healthy volunteers (1 female). CELSS platform consisted of 6 interconnected modules including 4 greenhouses. Life support systems were controlled automatically. Body composition, fluid compartments, metabolic state, heart, large vess...
Source: Frontiers in Physiology - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
Stem cells are considered as the principal source of differentiated cells. In the past few years, the research on the stem cell in various fields had shown success, but the stem cell-based therapies in the dentistry had confined to a particular extent. The present case report was aimed to evaluate the efficacy of stem cells from human exfoliated deciduous teeth (SHED) in the management of a large periapical lesion. A 12-year-old girl reported with a chief complaint of pain in the lower right back tooth region since 5 days. Intraoral examination revealed a deep occlusal cavity in relation to tooth#46 with tenderness on perc...
Source: Journal of Dentistry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
When Sterling Witt was a teenager in Missouri, he was diagnosed with scoliosis. Before long, the curvature of his spine started causing chronic pain.It was"this low-grade kind of menacing pain that ran through my spine and mostly my lower back and my upper right shoulder blade and then even into my neck a little bit," Witt says.The pain was bad. But the feeling of helplessness it produced in him was even worse."I felt like I was being attacked by this invisible enemy," Witt says."It was nothing that I asked for, and I didn't even know how to battle it."So he channeled his frustration into ...
Source: Psychology of Pain - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: blogs
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