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Quality of life after spinal cord injury: the impact of pain - Burke D, Lennon O, Fullen BM.
BACKGROUND: Pain is a common complication after spinal cord injury (SCI). A mixture of nociceptive and neuropathic pain (NP) can present. Limited studies have investigated the impact of different pain phenotypes on quality of life (QoL) post-SCI. M... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Chiropractic Care Improves Usual Management for Low Back Pain Chiropractic Care Improves Usual Management for Low Back Pain
Adding chiropractic care to usual management for low back pain provided more relief than usual care alone in a multisite trial among active-duty US service members.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Experts Discuss Unique Side Effects of Immunotherapy
If you have mesothelioma and you’ve already received standard-of-care therapies, you may be considering an immunotherapy clinical trial. If you’re considering this option, a free immunotherapy teleconference is a great place to learn more. CancerCare recently hosted two one-hour education workshops featuring panels of immunotherapy experts. Part I of the teleconference presented an overview of immunotherapy. Part II of the teleconference, which is available online for free, focused exclusively on immunotherapy side effects. Understanding these issues and the role each patient plays in managing their own side ef...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - May 21, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Sitting positions for good posture
A person's sitting position can have a significant impact on their posture and back health. Many people have to sit down for extended periods during the day and should take care to maintain a good posture, especially when working at a desk. Learn how to achieve good posture and improve back health here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Back Pain Source Type: news

Back pain: Making this childhood treat could help reduce symptoms
BACK pain can occur in the lower or upper areas of the back. Treatment for the condition includes stretching and taking medications to relieve the symptoms. Making this treat could help reduce your symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is BACM?
Discussion Leg pain in children has a broad differential diagnosis and includes more innocuous problems such as growing pains and transient synovitis but also more serious problems including neurological diseases or malignancy. Occult or self-limited trauma are also common causes. A review can be found here. Limping can be painful or painless and has its own differential diagnosis which can overlap with leg pain. A differential diagnosis for limping can be found here. Muscle weakness also has its’ own differential diagnosis which can be found here. Learning Point Benign acute childhood myositis (BACM) has other names...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - May 21, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Chiropractic Has Role to Play in Easing Back Pain
Still, at least one pain specialist said more research may be needed to confirm chiropractic's value for lower back pain. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does chiropractic care help with lower back pain?
About 1 in 5 Americans endure lower back pain, and adding chiropractic treatments to one's usual medical care may help in relieving it, at least a little. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Chiropractors do relieve back pain: Spinal manipulation eases discomfort in over 60% of sufferers
Researchers from the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, Seattle, found spinal manipulation benefits 62.6 percent of lower-back pain sufferers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain: Try this £1 drink to soothe painful symptoms
PAIN in your back and lower back pain can be uncomfortable and make daily tasks difficult. Drinking this could help reduce back pain in affected areas. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chiropractic Has Role to Play in Easing Lower Back Pain: Study
FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 -- Chiropractic care can help ease low back pain when added to a comprehensive treatment plan, a new clinical trial has found. Active-duty military personnel reported having fewer back problems when they visited a chiropractor... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Adding Chiropractic to Usual Care Beneficial for Low Back Pain
FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 -- For active-duty military personnel, the addition of chiropractic care to usual medical care is associated with improvements in low back pain intensity and disability, according to a study published online May 18 in JAMA... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Back pain: Add this tropical drink to your diet to calm painful symptoms
PAIN in your back and lower back pain can be uncomfortable and make daily tasks difficult. Drinking this could help reduce back pain in affected areas. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain: Tropical £1 drink could prevent agonising symptoms
PAIN in your back and lower back pain can be uncomfortable and make daily tasks difficult. Drinking this could help reduce back pain in affected areas. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain: Try this tropical drink to soothe painful symptoms
PAIN in your back and lower back pain can be uncomfortable and make daily tasks difficult. Drinking this could help reduce back pain in affected areas. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neuromodulation Continues to be Activity Hotbed
The Neuromodulation market is rapidly growing and has become host to many medtech companies. StimGuard is the latest firm to make significant moves in the space, as it has received CE mark for a wireless neuromodulation device to treat chronic symptoms of overactive bladder. The Pompano Beach, Fla.-based company said its StimGuard would be available in Europe in the summer of 2018. “A wireless system that enables urologists to inject such a clinically proven therapy represents a shift in the field where there has only been one option for over 15 years,” Karl-Dietrich Sievert MD, PhD, professor and co-chairman o...
Source: MDDI - May 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Implants Source Type: news

Cervical cancer warning - why you should never ignore constipation
CERVICAL cancer symptoms include unusual bleeding, back pain, and passing more stools than usual. But, you should never ignore constipation pain, as it could be a sign of a tumour. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain: Try £1 tropical drink to soothe symptoms
PAIN in your back and lower back pain can be uncomfortable and make daily tasks difficult. Drinking this could help reduce back pain in affected areas. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain: Add this drink to your diet to calm painful symptoms
PAIN in your back and lower back pain can be uncomfortable and make daily tasks difficult. Drinking this could help reduce back pain in affected areas. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Signs you need more ‘sunshine’ supplement - who’s at risk?
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include tiredness, back pain and muscle weakness. These are the warning signs that you need more of the ‘sunshine’ supplement. But, who’s most at risk of the vitamin deficiency? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shoddy Journalism Promoted Premature Advice About the Prevention of Back Pain in Runners
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - May 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Best of the Rest Source Type: news

K2M launches 3D-printed Mojave PL interbody fusion system
K2M (NSDQ:KTWO) said today it launched the Mojave PL 3D expandable interbody system featuring its lamellar 3D titanium technology. The Leesburg, Va.-based company features a porous structure and rough surfaces intended to support bony integration throughout the endplates of the system. K2M said the device won FDA 510(k) clearance last June. “Advancements in expandable interbody technology are giving new hope to surgeons who treat sagittal imbalance, which often causes patients to live in chronic pain and discomfort. The Mojave PL 3D expandable interbody system is a first-of-its-kind solution. Designed with ...
Source: Mass Device - May 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Spinal K2M Source Type: news

Schoolbags Not Linked to Back Pain in Children: Study Schoolbags Not Linked to Back Pain in Children: Study
Schoolbag use doesn't appear to increase the risk of back pain in children and adolescents, according to an Australian review of previous studies.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Back pain - five exercises to relieve and prevent a painful backache
BACK pain - particularly lower back pain - can affect your everyday life and exercise gym plan. But, these quick and easy exercises could help to relieve symptoms of backache, or prevent it from coming back. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can stomach problems cause lower back pain?
The back is a sensitive part of the body, which has many nerves and organs nearby. This means that issues such as digestive conditions can occur at the same time as back pain. Back pain and bloating are common symptoms of injury, pregnancy, or gastrointestinal problems. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Back Pain Source Type: news

Back pain: Reduce soreness and joint inflammation with this essential oil
BACK pain is common and usually improves within a few weeks. Painkillers are one form of treatment but some experts recommend essential oils to reduce soreness. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Schoolbags not linked to back pain in children, reviewers find
There is no convincing evidence that schoolbag use increase the risk of back pain in children and adolescents, researchers say. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Schoolbags not linked to back pain in children, Australian study concludes
There is no convincing evidence that schoolbag use increases the risk of back pain in children and adolescents, researchers say. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Sleep better - avoid doing this when you wake up or risk restless sleep
SLEEP better by having a bed time routine, watching your diet, and by avoiding back pain-causing mattresses. But, you could be getting a bad night ’s rest if you do this when you wake up in the morning. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Schoolbags not linked to back pain in children: study
(Reuters Health) - Schoolbag use doesn't appear to increase the risk of back pain in children and adolescents, according to an Australian review of previous studies. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

DePuy Synthes touts improved functionality, shorter hospital stays with Attune knee
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary DePuy Synthes late last week released new data on its Attune knee system from a study and internal report, touting potential benefits of the system. The company released data from a study of the Attune knee implant comparing it to preoperative baseline at six months. Data from the study indicated a statistically significant improvement in knee function for patients with the Attune knee as measured by the Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score-Physical Function Short Form. Results were presented at the 2nd World Arthroplasty congress in Rome, the company said. The ...
Source: Mass Device - May 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Orthopedics depuysynthes johnsonandjohnson Source Type: news

Back pain: The best supplement for reducing your backache - and it’s only £1
BACK pain - especially lower back pain - can impact your everyday life and exercise plan. But, you could relieve signs and symptoms of backache by adding this cheap supplement to your diet, it ’s been claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep better - eat this 80p snack before bed to get the best night’s rest
SLEEP better by having a bedtime routine, watching your diet, and by avoiding back pain-causing mattresses. But, you could also get a great night ’s rest by eating this cheap snack every night. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best sleeping position for back pain: Place this under your knees to reduce any aches
BEST sleeping position for back pain: Getting a good night ’s rest can be a particular struggle if you suffer with a sore back. But the way you lay down to get your forty winks can have positive impact. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the most painful surgeries?
People experience pain differently, so a surgery that is painful for one person may not be for another. But, there are some surgeries that research has found to be particularly painful, including those on the bottom of the foot and the spine. In this article, read about five of the most painful surgeries. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Surgery Source Type: news

Pancreatic cancer: Weight loss and combating diabetes can reduce your risk
PANCREATIC cancer symptoms include stomach and back pain, nausea and blood clots. For diabetes type 2 sufferers, they are at greater risk of developing the condition owing to their symptoms. You should do this to lower your risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain: Nine signs your condition is more serious and needs immediate medical advice
BACK pain is common and usually isn ’t the sign of anything serious, as it tends to improve within a few weeks. But there are some circumstances where your back pain could be something more severe or serious. If you experience back pain along with one of these nine symptoms, you should contact your GP or NHS 111 immediately for medi cal advice. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain - the best exercise to prevent lower backache revealed
BACK pain could be prevented by changing your diet and by changing your sleep position. But, you could also lower your risk of lower back pain by doing more of this quick and easy exercise everyday. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain: Supplements containing this Southeastern Asian spice could help lessen soreness
BACK pain is common and usually isn ’t the sign of anything serious - it tends to improve within a few weeks. Painkillers and certain exercises are two forms of recommended treatment, but some health experts believe taking turmeric supplements can also help reduce discomfort. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgery for osteoporosis ‘no better for pain relief than injections’
Surgery to repair spinal fractures is no more effective for pain relief than a sham procedure in older patients with osteoporosis, according to researchers in the Netherlands and the US. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 10, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

More Doubt Cast on Surgery for Spinal Compression Fractures
THURSDAY, May 10, 2018 -- In a new study, a widely used form of spinal surgery was no more effective than placebo in treating spinal fracture pain for people with osteoporosis. Researchers and experts now say that the technique -- called... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Back pain - five quick and simple exercises to relieve your backache
BACK pain could be prevented by changing your diet or sleep position. But, you could also lower your risk of lower back pain and ache by doing these quick and easy exercises. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Non-Opioids Often Underused After Back Surgery
Title: Non-Opioids Often Underused After Back SurgeryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/9/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - May 9, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Neuroinflammation seen in spinal cord, nerve roots of patients with chronic sciatica
(Massachusetts General Hospital) A study by Massachusetts General Hospital investigators has found, for the first time in humans, that patients with chronic sciatica -- back pain that shoots down the leg -- have evidence of inflammation in key areas of the nervous system. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Psychological interventions have benefits for chronic pain
Benefits are small but significant in treating chronic non-cancer pain in adults, analysis shows Related items fromOnMedica Cold water plunge stopped prolonged pain Low back pain often wrongly treated worldwide Does evidence support doctors recommending acupuncture for pain? NSAIDs no better than placebo for spinal pain (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 9, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Back pain: Add this popular £1 fruit to your diet to help relieve painful symptoms
BACK pain is common and usually isn ’t the sign of anything serious. It tends to improve within a few weeks, but while painkillers are one form of recommended treatment, some experts believe eating certain foods can help relieve painful symptoms. Adding avocados to your diet could help reduce soreness and discomfort. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Non-Opioids Often Underused After Back Surgery
TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 -- Spine and joint surgery patients aren't taking advantage of common pain relievers like Tylenol or Motrin during their recovery, researchers say. Instead, many are given opioids, such as oxycodone (OxyContin) or hydrocodone... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 8, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

A Genetic Test Could Help Predict the Right Antidepressant For You
Depression is a complicated condition, and so are the people it affects. It’s often difficult — and can take months or even years — to find the right drugs to treat the heterogeneous mood disorder. But for decades, doctors have been treating depression essentially by prescribing a drug and hoping for the best. They rely on asking people about their family history of mental illness and fold in as much information as they can about symptoms. Since 2010, however, there has been a genetic test that can help doctors learn how a person’s genetic makeup can also affect their response to various antidepress...
Source: TIME: Health - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Brain Depression healthy time Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can inversion therapy help with back pain?
Inversion therapy, where a person is held upside down for several minutes, is an alternative therapy for back pain. They may use gravity boots or an inversion table or chair to reduce the pressure on their spine. Evidence for the effectiveness of this technique is mixed. Learn more about the benefits and risks here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Back Pain Source Type: news

Study IDs Pain Descriptors for Varying Stages of Low Back Pain
FRIDAY, May 4, 2018 -- Varying pain descriptors may be useful when evaluating patients with different stages of low back pain (LBP), according to a study published online April 30 in PAIN Practice. Philipp H üllemann, Ph.D., from University Hospital... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news