Back pain: Four of the best exercises you can do at home to reduce lower back pain fast
BACK PAIN can be extremely uncomfortable and debilitating to live with, but keeping active is key to recovery. Here are four of the best exercises to reduce pain in back, including lower back pain fast. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain: Five stretches to relieve pain in the back including lower back pain
BACK PAIN can be uncomfortable and unpleasant to live with, but looking after your back and stretching the affected muscles can help to relieve symptoms. Here are five stretches you can try at home to help improve pain in the back, including lower back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quick Consult: Symptoms: Arthralgia, Lower Back Pain, and Rash
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - March 1, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Quick Consult Source Type: news

The Guardian view on opioids in the the UK: poverty and pain | Editorial
These painkillers don ’t work against chronic pain. The UK must find alternatives to help sufferers in deprived areasPeople in Blackpool are twice as likely as the inhabitants of Wokingham to die before they are 70. Arecent paper which measured the distribution of opioids not by the number of prescriptions, but in equivalent units of morphine, found that NHS prescriptions of opioid painkillers have been generally rising in England and Wales, but have risen most in the north of England and more in poorer areas. Blackpool, again,tops the list. In part this is because poverty is correlated with chronic physical pain: bo...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 28, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Editorial Tags: Opioids Poverty Social exclusion Society Drugs Science Opioids crisis US news NHS Health GPs Doctors Conservatives Politics Austerity Economics Business Source Type: news

Back pain: The refreshing fruit you should add to your shopping list to prevent back pain
BACK pain could be prevented by watching your diet, or by changing your sleep position. You could also reduce your risk of lower back pain symptoms by eating more of this refreshing fruit - is it on your shopping list? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Effect of chronic low back pain and post-traumatic stress disorder on the risk for separation from the US Army - Benedict TM, Singleton MD, Nitz AJ, Shing TL, Kardouni JR.
INTRODUCTION: Co-morbid post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and low back pain (LBP) are common reasons for increased disability in the Veteran communities. Medical discharge from the military represents a considerable financial cost to society. Little is... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Back pain: The best position to sleep in if you have lower back pain
LOWER BACK pain can be aggravated by adopting poor posture, so it ’s important to maintain good posture while standing, sitting and even while sleeping. This is the best position to sleep in if you have back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pfizer and Lilly Announce Top-line Results From Phase 3 Study of Tanezumab in Chronic Low Back Pain
NEW YORK and INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 19, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced positive top-line results from a Phase 3 study evaluating tanezumab in patients with modera... Biopharmaceuticals Eli Lilly, Pfizer, tanezumab, low back pain (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pfizer-Lilly drug shown to help reduce back pain in late-stage trial
A non-opioid painkiller developed by Pfizer Inc and Eli Lilly and Co succeeded in reducing chronic low back pain when used in a stronger dose, results from a late-stage study showed on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Higher dose of Pfizer-Lilly drug helps reduce back pain in study
Pfizer and Eli Lilly said on Tuesday that a higher dose of their non-opioid drug tanezumab succeeded in reducing chronic low back pain in patients in a late-stage clinical study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Back pain warning - the one sleep position that could be causing your lower backache
BACK pain could be prevented by watching your diet or by doing certain exercises. But you could be raising your risk of lower back pain symptoms and backache by sleeping in a specific way. This is the worst sleep position for back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain - the 10p vegetable you should add to your shopping list to prevent back pain
BACK pain could be prevented by watching your diet or by changing your sleep position. You could also reduce your risk of lower back pain symptoms by eating more of this cheap vegetable - is it on your shopping list? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intrinsic Therapeutics wins PMA for Barricaid spinal implant despite safety concerns
Intrinsic Therapeutics has won FDA premarket approval for its Barricaid anular closure device intended for preventing reherniation, according to a recent FDA posting. The approval comes despite the fact that the prosthesis, which is designed for partial anulus replacement in patients with herniated discs, received a 5-8 advisory panel against recommending approval in December 2017. The Barricaid implant is a polymeric mesh that is designed to sit at the posterior intervertebral disc space and is connected to a metal anchor that is attached to the vertebral body. The device is intended an adjunct for lumbar limited discecto...
Source: Mass Device - February 12, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Featured Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Pre-Market Approval (PMA) Regulatory/Compliance Spinal Intrinsic Therapeutics Source Type: news

Decompression for Lumbar Stenosis May Also Improve Low Back Pain Decompression for Lumbar Stenosis May Also Improve Low Back Pain
Treating symptomatic lumbar stenosis with surgical decompression may also relieve associated low back pain (LBP), researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 8, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Back pain: Taking up this popular and CHEAP sport can help reduce lower back pain
BACK PAIN can be debilitating but keeping active and exercising is essential in order to relieve pain and speed up the recovery process. According to experts, there is one popular and cheap sport which can help to reduce lower back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain: The best sport to help reduce lower back pain and speed up recovery
BACK PAIN can be debilitating but keeping active and exercising is essential in order to relieve pain and speed up the recovery process. According to experts, there is one popular and cheap sport which can help to reduce lower back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smoking increases the risk of SPINAL surgery by 50%: Nicotine damages spinal tissue, weakens bones, causes inflammation, back pain
(Natural News) A Swedish study concluded that cigarette smoking increases the risk of lower back pain that needs to be remedied by spinal surgery. The scientists studied a common cause of back pain known as lumbar spinal stenosis, which happens when the spinal canal diminishes in shape, putting pressure on the spinal column and nerves. The... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain: Three exercises you must AVOID if you have lower back pain
BACK PAIN can be relieved by exercising and stretching to strengthen the back muscles and increase flexibility. But how can you be sure exercising won ’t cause further damage? Avoid these three exercises if you suffer from lower back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Relievant back-pain device study stopped for positive results
Relievant Medsystems said it has halted enrollment in a clinical trial of its Intracept lower-back pain device due to the device’s superiority over non-surgical management. The Level I Intracept study found a “highly significant reduction” in the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) score in patients treated with the Intracept procedure over patients in the non-surgical management arm. The trial’s independent data management committee recommended that investigators stop enrollment and offer Intracept treatment to control-arm patients, according to the Minneapolis, Minn.-based company. The inter...
Source: Mass Device - February 4, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Clinical Trials Featured Implants News Well Orthopedics Pain Management Research & Development Spinal Relievant Medsystems University of California at San Diego Source Type: news

Common Causes of Lower Back Pain: Posture, Sleep, Diet
Making a few tweaks to your routine (or diet) might alleviate lots of discomfort ... Getty Images ... While nearly half of healthy, active people over age 60 experience lower back pain, according t... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 4, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Back pain: One surprising exercise that can help relieve lower back pain
BACK PAIN can be soothed by exercising to strengthen the muscles and increase flexibility. But what types of exercise are best for relieving pain in the lower back? There is one exercise in particular that, although it may surprise you, may actually help to improve lower back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain: Treat lower back pain with ONE essential vitamin supplement
BACK PAIN is a common condition most people experience at some stage. It can be caused by a sprain or injury, or could be a sign of a vitamin deficiency. Whatever the reason, there is one particular vitamin supplement which can help keep your back healthy and keep lower back pain at bay. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain: The best yoga stretch for pain in your back - in particular lower back pain
BACK PAIN is a common condition affecting many people in the UK. Although it doesn ’t usually pose a serious health problem, it can be debilitating to live with. Exercising can help to relieve symptoms, and one yoga stretch in particular can help speed up the recovery process. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Healing time for ankle fracture could be shorter
Three weeks in a cast may be just as good as six Related items fromOnMedica Criminal sanctions fail to curb illegal drug use Commission calls for mental health parity in Northern Ireland Low back pain often wrongly treated worldwide Frail elderly at greatest risk after trauma surgery Risk/benefit balance of alteplase shifts quickly (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 24, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Back pain: Five stretches to help get rid of pain in back and lower back pain fast
BACK PAIN can be a stressful and debilitating condition to live with, but keeping active and stretching the affected muscles can help to ease symptoms. Here are five exercises to improve strength and flexibility and help get rid of back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lower back pain: The exercise you can do at home daily to relieve painful symptoms
LOWER back pain is very common problem but usually improvs within a few weeks. In the meantime, to help ease painful symptoms, try doing the following exercise daily at home. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Lower back pain one of the symptoms of a lack of vitamin D
VITAMIN D is an essential vitamin needed to keep bones, teeth and muscles healthy, and a deficiency can cause problems with these body parts. Vitamin D deficiency can be common in the winter, but how do you know if you are deficient? Lower back pain could be one of the symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Lower back pain could be a sign you are lacking vitamin D
VITAMIN D is an essential vitamin needed to keep bones, teeth and muscles healthy, and a deficiency can cause problems with these body parts. Vitamin D deficiency can be common in the winter, but how do you know if you are deficient? Lower back pain could be one of the symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain: Four ways to take care of your back and prevent lower back pain
BACK PAIN affects around a third of people in the UK each year. The conditions rarely serious, but can be debilitating and get in the way of everyday life. Here are four key things you can do to prevent getting lower back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Hinge Health's digital pain program reduces chronic lower back pain, disability
The digital care program also improved users'knowledge of their condition, and reduced their interest in pursuing surgery. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Back pain: Four easy self-help tips to reduce lower back pain
BACK PAIN affects most people at some point in their lives. While it ’s not usually serious, it can be uncomfortable and debilitating to live with. Try these four easy self-help tips to treat and reduce lower back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain: Four EASY ways to treat lower back pain at home
BACK PAIN affects most people at some point in their lives. While it ’s not usually serious, it can be uncomfortable and debilitating to live with. Try these four easy self-help tips to treat and reduce lower back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain: TOP two stretches to help improve lower back pain at home
BACK PAIN is a very common condition, which most people experience at some point in their lives. Lower back pain is particularly common, but can be relieved with simple exercises and stretches. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain - the spicy cream you should apply every day to prevent lower backache
BACK pain could be prevented by watching your diet, changing your sleep position, or by avoiding back-pain causing mattresses. You could reduce your risk of lower back pain symptoms and backache by using this cream. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain: The ONE stretch you MUST try to relieve pain in back and lower back pain
BACK PAIN is a common problem which most people will experience at some stage in their lives. Exercise is key to relieving pain and keeping the back healthy, but it ’s important to make sure you don’t cause further damage. Try this simple stretch to improve symptoms of pain in the back and lower back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain: The ONE simple stretch that can relieve pain in back and lower back pain
BACK PAIN is a common problem which most people will experience at some stage in their lives. Exercise is key to relieving pain and keeping the back healthy, but it ’s important to make sure you don’t cause further damage. This one simple stretch can help improve symptoms of pain in the back and lower back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Influences on PC Provider Imaging for Low Back Pain Influences on PC Provider Imaging for Low Back Pain
What factors might affect physician decision making regarding ordering imaging for low back pain?Southern Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Low-Dose Amitriptyline Effective for Chronic Low Back Pain Low-Dose Amitriptyline Effective for Chronic Low Back Pain
This low-dose antidepressant may be an alternative to opioids, according to Dr Laurie Barclay.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Viewpoint Source Type: news

Back pain: Five exercises to relieve pain in back and lower back pain
BACK PAIN is a common problem for many, with most people experiencing it at some point in their lives. Pain in the back, particularly lower back pain, usually gets better within a few weeks, but exercising and stretching out the affected area can help speed up the process. Here are five exercises to relieve a painful back. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early Physical Therapy May Curb Long-term Opioid Use for Musculoskeletal Pain Early Physical Therapy May Curb Long-term Opioid Use for Musculoskeletal Pain
Receiving at least one physical therapy session within three months of a diagnosis of knee, shoulder, neck or low back pain is associated with less long-term opioid use, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 28, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

The effects of pain severity, pain catastrophizing, depression, and exercise on perceived disability in acute low back pain patients - Salt E, Wiggins AT, Hooker Q, Crofford L, Rayens MK, Segerstrom S.
Background/Purpose: The effectiveness of cognitive treatments for low back pain, a prevalent and costly condition, are commonly based on the principles of the Cognitive Behavioral Model of Fear of Movement/(Re)injury. In this model, persons with a p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Back pain: Four exercise tips to help combat pain in back and lower back pain in winter
BACK PAIN can be worse in winter when the weather turns colder and people are less inclined to get out and exercise. Try these four expert tips to help improve pain in the back during the winter months. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research finds massage to be a beneficial and safe therapy for back pain
(Natural News) Want to get rid of that crippling pain plaguing your lower back that keeps you from doing what needs to be done? A Spine-health article recommends that you try out massage therapy for quick and lasting relief from your lower back pain. Massage therapy is a traditional healing art that is practiced all around the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain - three of the best exercises to prevent lower backache
BACK pain could be prevented by watching your diet, or by making a change to your sleep position. You could lower your risk of lower back pain symptoms and backache by doing these exercises and sports. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New NIH BACPAC Funding Opportunities for Research on Low-Back Pain
In this blog post, NCCIH director Dr. Helene Langevin discusses funding opportunities offered by the NIH’s Back Pain Research Consortium (NIH BACPAC), part of the NIH HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-term) Initiative. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - December 18, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Helene Langevin, M.D. Source Type: news

Bad back? Ayurvedic massage can reduce chronic lower back pain
(Natural News) Many people try massage for relaxation and pain relief. In Ayurveda, massage and physical therapy have often been used to treat patients with chronic pain syndromes and disorders of the musculoskeletal system. A study published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine found that Ayurvedic massage is also a safe and effective... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain - the three exercises you should avoid or risk lower backache
BACK PAIN could be prevented by watching your diet, or by making a change to your sleep position. You could also lower your risk of lower back pain symptoms by avoiding these types of exercise and sports. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is early physical therapy associated with less opioid use in patients with musculoskeletal pain?
(JAMA Network) The use of early physical therapy in a study of nearly 89,000   US adults with musculoskeletal pain of the shoulder, neck, knee and low back was associated with a lower likelihood of subsequent opioid use in an analysis of health insurance claims from 2007 to 2015. For patients who did use opioids, early physical therapy was associated with reduced opioid use for shoulder, knee and low back pain but not neck pain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Back pain warning - drink this TEA every morning to avoid waking up with backache
BACK pain could be prevented by watching your diet, or by changing your sleep position. You could also lower your risk of lower back pain symptoms by drinking this tea every morning. It could even prevent backache, it ’s been claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nagging Low Back Pain? Try Mindfulness
MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 -- Almost no one is immune to occasional low back pain. But when it's chronic, when simple movement seems impossible, it can keep you from enjoying life. And painkillers aren't always the answer. Why not try meditation rather... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news