What to Know About Peripheral Artery Disease —and Its Connection to Diabetes
When we think of clogged arteries, most of us think about the heart. “But buildup of fatty plaques can happen in any artery, including those that carry blood away from the heart,” says Dr. Samuel Kim, a preventive cardiologist and lipidologist at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York. The arteries that branch out and feed into our arms and legs make up the bulk of what we call peripheral arteries. And the narrowing in these vessels is referred to as peripheral artery disease (PAD), a common condition in which the legs or arms don’t receive sufficient blood flow. “Interestingly, arteries in our legs and...
Source: TIME: Health - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lala Tanmoy Das Tags: Uncategorized Disease freelance healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Early PT for Lower Back Pain Sends Fewer Patients to Specialists Early PT for Lower Back Pain Sends Fewer Patients to Specialists
A new study concludes that primary care physicians who advise patients with lower back pain to wait for symptoms to resolve may be setting patients up for unnecessary specialist visits.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Kids Getting Spinal Surgeries May Cut Back on Opioids
Title: Kids Getting Spinal Surgeries May Cut Back on OpioidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/11/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/11/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - August 11, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

For Back Pain, Earlier Is Better for Physical Therapy
Title: For Back Pain, Earlier Is Better for Physical TherapyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/9/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/10/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - August 10, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

For Back Pain, Earlier Is Better for Physical Therapy
TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2022 -- When people have backaches bad enough to send them to the doctor, prompt physical therapy may be a wise choice, a new study suggests. Researchers found that when those patients had " early " PT -- within a couple weeks of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 9, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The effect of helmet mass and aircraft acceleration on cervical spine loads during typical fast jet aircraft pilot head motions - Newman P, Riches A, Mara J, Spratford W.
OBJECTIVES: Gravitational Force (Gz), head motion, and helmet mass are associated with neck pain in high performance aircraft pilots. Few studies have quantified neck kinetics (intersegmental neck moments) during aerial combat manoeuvres. DESIGN: C... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

What Causes Kyphosis?
Discussion There are 3 planes to view and describe spinal deformities from: Coronal or frontal plane – the view is from front or back of the patient Sagittal plane – is the view from the side of the patient Transverse or horizontal plane – is the view from the top or bottom of the patient Normally the spine is straight when viewed from the frontal or coronal plane. Normally the spine also has a small kyphosis in the thoracic region (20-45%) and lordosis in the sacral region when viewed laterally in the sagittal plane. Scoliosis or abnormal deviation of the spinal laterally is the most common spinal defo...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - August 8, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

How Retraining Your Brain Could Help With Lower Back Pain How Retraining Your Brain Could Help With Lower Back Pain
New research debuts a novel effective treatment for chronic pain.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

How Retraining Your Brain Could Help With Lower Back Pain
New research suggests the solution for the world’s leading cause of disability may lie in fixing how the brain and the body communicate. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

London woman's 34K breasts won't stop growing
Araba Banson, 24, from London, says she also suffers from agonising back pain which leaves her bed-ridden, and spends £120 on new bras for ever expanding breasts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clayton Kershaw leaves with injury vs. Giants
SAN FRANCISCO -- Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw exited with low back pain before the bottom of the fifth inning of Thursday’s 5-3 win over the Giants at Oracle Park. As he warmed up to pitch... #dodgers #claytonkershaw #warmupthrow #oraclepark (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercises to ease your back pain, restore health
When you're suffering from back pain, perhaps the last thing you want to do is get out of bed. However, for most back pain sufferers, the path to relief actually involves moving through the pain. That notion may seem counterintuitive, but exercise is more effective for relieving lower back pain than passive approaches such as medication, bed rest and support braces, according to research. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercises to ease your back pain, restore your health
When you're suffering from back pain, perhaps the last thing you want to do is get out of bed. However, for most back pain sufferers, the path to relief actually involves moving through the pain. That notion may seem counterintuitive, but exercise is more effective for relieving lower back pain than passive approaches such as medication, bed rest and support braces, according to research. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chronic back pain: New ‘hope’ for effective treatment as relief found one year later
CHRONIC back pain is defined as back pain that lasts more than three months, and for those who experience it, it can be debilitating. Now, a new treatment looks set to potentially transform the lives of patients. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Therapy sessions may be key to drug-free treatment for chronic back pain
Around 11million people in the UK suffer from back pain, making it the leading cause of disability but a study at a London university found one-hour therapy sessions led to long-term relief for some. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news