Providence slapped with $7M suit from patient 'too large' for the MRI machine
A patient who was too large to fit inside an MRI and was initially sent home has filed a $7 million medical negligence lawsuit against Providence Health& Services. Lawrence Jackson claims that he was treated at Providence St. Vincent Hospital on Sept. 12, 2016 by Dr. Thomas Calverley. Jackson had complained of mid-to-lower back pain, a sharp ache, 100.4-degree temperature, elevated pulse and blood pressure, chills and appetite loss, according to the suit, wh ich was filed June 1 in Multnomah County… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Providence slapped with $7M suit from patient 'too large' for the MRI machine
A patient who was too large to fit inside an MRI and was initially sent home has filed a $7 million medical negligence lawsuit against Providence Health& Services. Lawrence Jackson claims that he was treated at Providence St. Vincent Hospital on Sept. 12, 2016 by Dr. Thomas Calverley. Jackson had complained of mid-to-lower back pain, a sharp ache, 100.4-degree temperature, elevated pulse and blood pressure, chills and appetite loss, according to the suit, wh ich was filed June 1 in Multnomah County… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Back pain - why your morning coffee could be causing your painful backache
BACK pain could be caused by your diet plan, it ’s been revealed. This is why your morning coffee could be causing your lower back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Six reasons you may be having lower back pain and how to treat it WITHOUT painkillers
(Natural News) Lower back pain is a common ailment. In the U.K., it is the leading cause of disability and is responsible for more than one in 10 of all serious health complaints. Common treatments for lower back pain include prescription painkillers or surgery. Sometimes, patients are advised to simply take a rest. However, studies... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low Back Pain: Should We Recommend Chiropractic Care? Low Back Pain: Should We Recommend Chiropractic Care?
A study looked at adding spinal manipulation and other chiropractic care to the overall management of low back pain.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

The multisystem effects of simulated agricultural whole body vibration on acute sensorimotor, physical, and cognitive performance - Yung M, Tennant LM, Milosavljevic S, Trask C.
BACKGROUND: Exposure to whole body vibration (WBV) is common in construction, agriculture, mining, and transportation. There is strong epidemiological evidence linking WBV with adverse health outcomes in the long-term, including low back pain. Fortunately,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

What Is the Scope of Practice for Pediatric Care for Chiropractic Doctors?
Discussion “Chiropractic is a health care profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system and the effects of these disorders on general health.” Some people look at chiropractic care solely as spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) or manipulation. Chiropractic physicians also offer a variety of other treatments including nutritional advice, dietary or herbal supplements, therapeutic exercise, posture correction and behavioral counseling. Spinal muscle therapy or spinal manipulation is one of the most common complementary, integrative, and alternati...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 18, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Abdominoplasty Improves Low Back Pain and Urinary Incontinence in Postpartum Women
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - June 15, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: CME Article Source Type: news

Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain Have Heighted Sensitivity to Pain
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - June 15, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Trends and Innovations Source Type: news

Back pain - this is how to tell if your lower backache is a sign of cancer
BACK pain - particularly pain in the lower back - is a common problem that affects most people at some point in their life. Lower back pain could be a sign of cancer, patients have been warned. These are the symptoms of a spinal tumour to look out for - is your back pain a sign of something serious? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Lower back pain and vaginal discharge: What to know
Lower back pain and vaginal discharge are common on their own. When they occur together, this can point to specific medical issues. In this article, learn about seven possible causes of both lower back pain and vaginal discharge. We also describe risk factors, diagnostic methods, and treatment options. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Low Back Pain: Do Guidelines Get it Right?
Do the current LBP guidelines for primary care have it right? If so, are you up-to-date on them? Find out with our 11-question quiz.    (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - June 8, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Steven A. King, MD, MS Tags: Pain Source Type: news

Pain warning - what is a pain pen? This Morning's Dr Zoe reveals how to prevent pain
Pain symptoms can affect your daily life, and is caused by the reoccurrence of acute pain. It can affect any part of your body, including lower back pain. But, you can prevent chronic pain with a pain pen - This Morning ’s Dr Zoe reveals how it works. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chronic pain warning - what is a pain pen? Dr Zoe reveals how to prevent pain
CHRONIC pain syndrome can affect your daily life, and is caused by the reoccurrence of acute pain. It can affect any part of your body, including lower back pain. But, you can prevent chronic pain with a pain pen - This Morning ’s Dr Zoe reveals how it works. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Endometriosis and fertility
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How is endometriosis diagnosed? I?m 20 and have painful, heavy periods. Lately, I also have terrible lower back pain during my period. If it is endometriosis, how is it treated? I?m worried this could affect my fertility down the road. ANSWER: Endometriosis could be causing your symptoms, but other conditions can cause [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 5, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Lower back pain: Do these NHS-recommended exercises to ease excruciating pain
LOWER back pain is very common in the UK and usually is not serious. However, there are actions you can take to reduce it. Try these NHS-recommended exercises to soothe agonising back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Transcranial DCS May Boost Mood in Chronic Low Back Pain Transcranial DCS May Boost Mood in Chronic Low Back Pain
A small, randomized double-blind study suggests that repeated daily sessions of transcranial direct-current stimulation may help improve affective symptoms of chronic low back pain.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

These Are the Healthiest Shoes To Wear, According to Scientists
Recall a time when you took a long walk on a beach. Your feet probably felt pretty tired by the end of it. “Your feet are tired because every time you press down on sand, the sand moves away from you, so your foot muscles have to work harder than on stiff surfaces,” says Daniel Lieberman, chair of the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University. The difference between walking on shifty sand or hard cement is comparable to the difference between walking barefoot or in shoes. “When you walk in shoes, your feet are pressing against a stiff substitute for the ground that makes the muscles i...
Source: TIME: Health - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Research Source Type: news

Health Tip: Stay Fit at Work
-- Sitting for long hours at a desk can lead to poor posture, lower-back pain and increased risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes. The American Council on Exercise suggests how to combat the negative effects of too much sitting: Stand for... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 30, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Back pain - this is how many glasses of water you should drink to prevent lower backache
BACK pain could be prevented by changing your diet or exercise plan, as well as swapping your sleep position. But, you could also reduce your risk of lower back pain by drinking this amount of water everyday. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trying Physical Therapy First For Low Back Pain May Curb Use Of Opioids
A study of patients with low back pain finds that those who got physical therapy first needed fewer pricey scans and surgeries and had "significantly lower out-of-pocket costs" for treatment overall.(Image credit: PeopleImages/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Patti Neighmond Source Type: news

Early physical therapy linked to reduced healthcare costs and opioid use in low back pain patients
(Wiley) In a Health Services Research analysis of patients with low back pain, when patients saw a physical therapist first, there was lower utilization of high cost medical services as well as lower opioid use. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Early physical therapy benefits low-back pain patients
(University of Washington Health Sciences/UW Medicine) Patients with low-back pain are better off seeing a physical therapist first, according to a study of 150,000 insurance claims. The study was published in Health Services Research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Adding chiropractic to back pain care may reduce disability
(Reuters Health) - Adding chiropractic care to standard medical care for low back pain may help reduce discomfort and disability, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews 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

Chiropractic Has Role to Play in Easing Lower Back Pain: Study
Title: Chiropractic Has Role to Play in Easing Lower Back Pain: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - May 21, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology 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

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

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: 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

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 - 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

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

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

Back pain: Munch this £1.75 food used in alcohol to relieve pain
BACK pain is caused by muscle strain and problems with the bones and muscles in the back. It can affect any area, causing lower back pain or upper back pain. Treatment can include eating this food, used to make wine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: When To Call Your Doctor If You Have Lower Back Pain
-- Few people go through life without having episodes of lower back pain. For some people, though, it's a daily struggle. The American Academy of Family Physicians says back pain may be controlled by maintaining proper posture and sitting,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 3, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: When To Call Your Doctor If You Have Lower Back Pain
Title: Health Tip: When To Call Your Doctor If You Have Lower Back PainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/3/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/3/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - May 3, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Integrated Approach for Low Back Pain May Shift Standard of Care Integrated Approach for Low Back Pain May Shift Standard of Care
A 12-week rehabilitation program that offers cognitive-behavioral therapy in addition to physical therapy is proving beneficial for patients with chronic low back pain.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

A 32-Year-Old Man With Lower Back Pain
A 32-year-old man presents with pain in the lower back of several weeks ’ duration. What is your diagnosis? (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - May 1, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Cesar A. Moran, MD Tags: Image IQ Source Type: news