Professional eSports gamers face risk of blurred vision, neck and back pain
New York researchers are warning that being slumped in front of a screen for hours upon hours causes a string of physical and psychological problems.
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Journal of PhysiotherapyAuthor(s): Steven Z George
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Journal of PhysiotherapyAuthor(s): Britt Elin Øiestad
In conclusion, synaptic‑associated cellular components may be critical in OXY‑induced analgesia in rats with CIBP. PMID: 31702022 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
ConclusionAmong the patients with VCD/VCF, the false negative rate among was 23.9% (17/71), but the missed cases were all minimal or mild grades. One or more VCFs were missed in 32.4% (23/71) of the cases with multiple VCFs. Appropriate severity grading was not reported for most cases.
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional self-report assessment. Econometric modeling. OBJECTIVES: Identify the relationship of multiple pain indicators, prescription pain medication, nonprescription opioid use, and multiple indicators of quality employment a...
ConclusionPreoperative planning, marking the K-wire route, and appropriate K-wire thickness minimize such complications. Patients should be informed that following K-wire removal, the residual holes could be subject to stress risers.
Authors: AlShazli ABAD, Amer AY, Sultan AM, Barakat AS, Koptan W, ElMiligui Y, Shaker H Abstract Study Design: This was a prospective case series of 30 patients with post-discectomy syndrome with an average of 18 months of follow-up (level IV). Purpose: The efficacy of post-discectomy syndrome managed by minimally invasive surgery transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (MIS-TLIF) was evaluated. Overview of Literature: In post-discectomy syndrome wherein conservative treatment had failed, the best surgical treatment modality still remains controversial. Methods: Patients were functionally assessed using ...
ConclusionsThree out of every four published low back pain systematic reviews had critically low methodological quality. Journals with higher impact factor were associated with journals endorsing the PRISMA recommendations. Clinicians must know how to critically appraise reviews. Journals ’ editorial policies should include the assessment of study methodological quality and reporting in the review process of an article.Graphic abstractThese slides can be retrieved under Electronic Supplementary Material.
A 49-year-old Japanese female nursery teacher with no known medical history presented with fever, myalgia, and rash. Six days previously, fever, chill, and moderate pain in the bilateral thighs and lower back had developed, followed 3 days later by exanthema containing urticaria-like wheal, maculopapular rash, and lace-like rash at the bilateral lower limbs and left upper limb. Two days before presentation, the rash expanded to the abdomen. By the next day the rash and fever had alleviated but bilateral swelling of the fingers developed, and pain in the lower limbs and back persisted.
AbstractPurpose of ReviewMany studies have demonstrated that discogenic low back pain is the most common type of chronic low back pain (CLBP), one of the major causes of disability, and has a major socioeconomic impact. Our aim is to review present therapeutic interventions for discogenic low back pain.Recent FindingsThere are a multitude of treatments used in clinical practice to treat CLBP, but there is continued debate and lack of consensus among clinicians and the policy makers as to which modality is the best approach. Based on controlled evaluations, lumbar intervertebral discs have been shown to be the source of chr...