Doctors should be able to prescribe patients MASSAGES, Reiki and reflexology, say MPs
EXCLUSIVE: The move would see more Brits offered 'complementary therapies' on the NHS to treat everything from anxiety and stress to back pain and fertility issues. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

His Debilitating Back Pain Lasted Decades, Until a New Implant Changed Everything
MONDAY, Feb. 6, 2023 -- After living with disabling low back pain for nearly 30 years, Dennis Bassett, 64, finally has a new lease on life. The Hempstead, N.Y., native injured his back in the 1980s when helping a friend. He tried everything to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 6, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Feb. 6, 2023 ​
His debilitating back pain lasted decades, until a new implant changed everything. The new muscle-stimulating device works by strengthening the multifidus muscle, which is essential for walking, sitting and bending, doctors say. Read more A rare but... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 6, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

When Does Elon Musk Sleep? Billionaire Speaks of Limits to Fixing Twitter and His Back Pain
Elon Musk has suffered from back pain and struggles with getting enough sleep while managing his businesses. Elon Musk is tired, his back hurts and his mom wants him to get some sleep. “I had trouble sleeping last night, so unfortunately, I’m not at my best,” the billionaire entrepreneur recently…#elonmusk #teslainc (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 5, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Winston-Salem startup NVOLVE acquired by New York virtual health company CoachCare
A Winston-Salem health startup has been acquired by New York virtual health company CoachCare. NVOLVE, a remote patient monitoring company, was acquired by CoachCare, another RPM company, last week for an undisclosed amount. A 2022 TBJ Startup to Watch, NVOLVE offers remote patient monitoring by providing patients with devices and doctors with software to track health statistics. NVOLVE specializes in the pain, spine and orthopedic distinctions and works with providers across North Carolina, … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 3, 2023 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lillian Johnson Source Type: news

Study identifies features that may make motor neurons vulnerable to ALS
Human spinal cord cell atlas provides foundation to study neurodegeneration, chronic pain, and other diseases. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 2, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Weight Bias Is a Problem in Health Care. Here ’ s What Doctors Can Do
Aubrey Gordon still recalls going to the doctor and having her blood pressure checked three times—because the provider couldn’t believe it was normal, given the fact that she’s overweight. Considering the treatment she’s received at doctors’ offices all her life, she wasn’t exactly surprised. “It’s kind of wild to see that my size comes with so many assumptions,” she says. “From the moment I walk in, my fatness is considered a problem to be solved. Even before I speak, there’s bias and misconceptions based on how I look. I’m considered lazy, non-compli...
Source: TIME: Health - February 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Millard Tags: Uncategorized Health Care healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

'Constant' pain in the pelvis or back could indicate cervical cancer - 'See a doctor'
In its early stages the disease often doesn't display symptoms, which is why it is "important" to attend regular smear tests, an expert warned. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 29, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors explain how to spot 'sinister cause' of back pain - signs it could be cancer
Up to 85 percent of people will experience back pain at some point in their lives. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 26, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: What is degenerative disk disease?
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've been struggling with back stiffness and pain for a long time, but it has gotten worse in the last few years. My doctor told me that I have degenerative disk disease. What exactly does that mean? Is it common and what can I do to feel better? ANSWER: Degenerative disk disease is a common cause of back pain. Our spinal disks wear out with age and use. About 20% of all U.S. adults… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 26, 2023 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Yoga for chronic non-specific low back pain
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 (Source: Cochrane News and Events)
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 24, 2023 Category: Information Technology Authors: Paolo Rosati Source Type: news

Artist, 51, plagued by back pain says using dildos has helped 'immensely'
A 51-year-old Welsh artist says using dildos has helped soothe the pain and discomfort of living with a spine condition and arthritis and she has been so inspired she decided to make her own. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From back pain to constipation: Tell-tale symptoms of cervical cancer REVEALED
To mark cervical cancer awareness week, MailOnline looked at the well-known, and less-so, symptoms of cervical cancer to watch out for. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Ellie Cannon: How can I relieve my sore feet after my doctor diagnosed me with neuropathy?
DR ELLIE CANNON: Today's reader is asking Dr Ellie if they can do anything to relieve the terrible pain in their feet after they were diagnosed with neuropathy caused by spinal canal stenosis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 21, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. stocks could fall 10% as ‘pain trade’ takes hold before bouncing back later in the year
The year ahead is promising not to be an easy one for investors as a recession threat looms, but Bank of America is offering some advice on when things might get easier. The bad news is things might get harder first, even after global stocks have seen a strong start to the year. A team of…#spx #stifel #jamiedimon #bankofamerica #wellsfargo #federalreserve #barrybannister #eurostoxx #michaelhartnett #jpmorganjpm (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news