Medical News Today: What to know about sharp lower back pain

There are many possible causes of sharp lower back pain, from a mild muscle strain to some potentially more serious underlying conditions. Read this article for information, treatment options, and when to see a doctor.
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Authors: Peng C, Zhou C, Zhu K, Zhang H, Tu Q, Ma X, Liu L Abstract PURPOSE: Lumbar posterior edge separation is a common disorder with lumbar disc herniation (LDH) in adolescents. Over the years, there has been a lack of an acknowledged assessment and plan. The purpose of this study was to elucidate the feasibility of all sufferers who have received percutaneous full endoscopic treatment for lumbar posterior edge separation in adolescents. METHODS: Case series of sufferers with lumbar posterior edge separation who underwent surgery in the Affiliated Hospital Qingdao University between February 2017 and Decembe...
Source: Zeitschrift fur Orthopadie und Unfallchirurgie - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Z Orthop Unfall Source Type: research
Recent clinical practice guidelines for the management of non-specific low back pain (LBP) recommend using stratified care approaches. To date, no study has assessed barriers and facilitators for health profes...
Source: Chiropractic and Osteopathy - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
ConclusionPolicymakers may unintentionally rely on flawed assumptions and methodologies such as static scoring, which we propose results in flawed conclusions. Legislative options involve some additional cost. The issue is whether proposed legislative options offer more effective outcomes along with more efficient cost. Using a dynamic scoring model to incorporate savings from 3 primary sources, we found that (1) chiropractic care provides better outcomes at lower cost, (2) chiropractic treatment and care leads to a reduction in cost of spinal surgery, and (3) chiropractic care leads to cost savings from reduced use and ab...
Source: Journal of Chiropractic Humanities - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Supervised progressive SE improved the activity of deep abdominal muscles in standing postural tasks in the patients with CLBP. PMID: 31821992 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Sport Rehabilitation - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: J Sport Rehabil Source Type: research
ConclusionsResults describe how diverse environmental, patient, and provider factors contribute to unneeded LS-MRI for acute, uncomplicated low-back pain. Prior research using a single intervention to reduce unneeded LS-MRI has been ineffective. Results suggest that multifaceted de-implementation strategies may be required to reduce unneeded LS-MRI.
Source: Journal of General Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
Conditions:   Back Pain;   Back Pain With Radiation Interventions:   Diagnostic Test: Pressure pain assessment using computer controlled cuff algometry;   Diagnostic Test: Temporal summation (TS);   Diagnostic Test: Conditioned pain modulation (CPM);   Diagnostic Test: Low back pain rating scale (LBPRS-pain);   Diagnostic Test: Oswestry Disability Ind ex Sponsor:   Spine Centre of Southern Denmark Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
CONCLUSIONS: Spinal shrinkage equally affects men and women who perform the same work. There are no changes in spinal sagittal alignment throughout the workday in office workers. Office workers increase pain in the upper back significantly at the end of the day. PMID: 31813341 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics - Category: Occupational Health Tags: Int J Occup Saf Ergon Source Type: research
ConclusionWearing the SPEXOR exoskeleton decreased metabolic cost and might, therefore, reduce fatigue development and contribute to prevention of low-back pain during repetitive lifting tasks. Reduced metabolic cost can be explained by the exoskeleton substituting part of muscle work at the hip and L5S1 joints and consequently decreasing required back muscle activity.
Source: European Journal of Applied Physiology - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Pain Research - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Journal of Pain Research Source Type: research
Poor Sleep Worsens Recovery From Chronic Low Back Pain
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
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