Lower back pain: The natural supplement that may alleviate your symptoms
LOWER back pain is a source of constant grief for many people in the UK but there are simple ways to alleviate it. One that has shown promise is a natural supplement. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nerve Growth Factor Inhibitors for Low Back Pain Nerve Growth Factor Inhibitors for Low Back Pain
A new study reports on the efficacy and safety of tanezumab, a nerve growth factor inhibitor, in treatment-refractory chronic nonradicular lower back pain.Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Pain in lower back: The relaxation exercise proven to lower back pain severity
PAIN in lower back can be insufferable; diminishing quality of life with no end in sight. If you are experiencing chronic back pain and nothing is working, try a 12-week course in this relaxation exercise. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lower back pain: Apply this ointment to significantly ease back pain within five days
LOWER back pain can greatly diminish your quality life by making even basic tasks onerous. If you live with the common complaint, evidence suggests an herbal ointment may provide relief. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Comorbid Widespread Pain in Adults With Chronic Low Back Pain Comorbid Widespread Pain in Adults With Chronic Low Back Pain
How prevalent is comorbid widespread pain in adults with chronic low back pain? What factors might predict the development of widespread pain in these patients?Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Back pain - the easy exercise you can do at home to get rid of lower 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 regularly doing this pelvic tilt yoga exercise for your lower backache. Should you change your home workout routine? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wasteful health care spending is rampant in Oregon, new report says
The measure with the greatest low-value utilization was opioids prescribed for acute low-back pain during the first four weeks. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 21, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Study: Lower back pain patients using digital program report significant reduction in pain
The study found that high-risk patients who used the teleconsultation feature  also had better outcomes than their peers who did not.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 21, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Back pain - the ‘Superman’ exercise stretch to get rid of your lower 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 regularly doing this "Superman" exercise for your lower backache. Should you change your home workout routine? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lower back pain: The common cause of back pain you could be missing - how to treat it
LOWER back pain can be attributed to a wide range of causes, such as lifting something awkwardly. One often overlooked cause can have a negative impact on more than your back. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Factors maximize impact of yoga, physical therapy on back pain in underserved population
(Boston Medical Center) New research shows that people with chronic low back pain (cLBP) have better results from yoga and physical therapy compared to reading evidence-based self-help materials. While this finding was consistent across many patient characteristics, a much larger effect was observed among those already taking pain medication to treat their condition and those who did not fear that exercise would make their back pain worse. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lower back pain treatment: Research reveals the best type of mattress for lower back pain
LOWER back pain will affect two out of three people during their lifetime but its prevalence does not come at the cost of solutions. Even the simplest lifestyle changes can help, and, to that end, a particular type of mattress is recommended. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hip Replacement May Also Ease Back Pain
If you have a bad hip and lower back pain, a new study suggests that hip replacement surgery may solve both issues at once. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low Back Pain Also May Resolve in Some After Hip Replacement
FRIDAY, July 10, 2020 -- Symptomatic low back pain (LBP) resolves in 82 percent of patients with hip and back pain who undergo total hip arthroplasty (THA), according to a study presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2020 Virtual... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

In Many Cases, Hip Replacement Also Eases Back Pain
THURSDAY, July 9, 2020 -- If you have a bad hip and lower back pain, a new study suggests that hip replacement surgery may solve both issues at once. Researchers at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City focused on 500 patients who... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 9, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Lower back pain: Exercise this many times a week to ease lower back pain
LOWER back pain will afflict almost two out of three people during their lifetime but that is not to say it cannot be treated. Exercise can remedy the pain and how much you exercise will determine how effective it is. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tanezumab Has Small Effect on Difficult-to-Treat Chronic Low-Back Pain, May Cause Joint Problems in Some Tanezumab Has Small Effect on Difficult-to-Treat Chronic Low-Back Pain, May Cause Joint Problems in Some
Tanezumab produces a small reduction in pain and improves function in patients with chronic low-back pain not adequately controlled by standard-of-care analgesics, according to results from a phase 3 study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Drug Might Relieve Low Back Pain in Whole New Way
Title: Drug Might Relieve Low Back Pain in Whole New WayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/23/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 23, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Drug Might Relieve Low Back Pain in Whole New Way
A new nonopioid pain reliever could be welcome news for people who have difficult-to-treat back pain. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA OKs Implantable Neurostimulator for Intractable Low Back Pain FDA OKs Implantable Neurostimulator for Intractable Low Back Pain
The implantable device treats intractable chronic low back pain due to multifidus muscle dysfunction in adults who have failed medication and physical therapy and are not candidates for spine surgery.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - June 22, 2020 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

Investigational Nonopioid Pain Reliever Tanezumab Might Relieve Low Back Pain in Whole New Way
MONDAY, June 22, 2020 -- A new nonopioid pain reliever could be welcome news for people who have difficult-to-treat back pain. Tanezumab is what's called a monoclonal antibody. And it might offer extended relief from chronic lower back pain, a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Tanezumab Improves Pain, Function in Chronic Low Back Pain
MONDAY, June 22, 2020 -- For patients with chronic low back pain, tanezumab 10 mg significantly improves pain and function, according to a study published online June 19 in PAIN. John D. Markman, M.D., from the University of Rochester Medical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Back pain - the best dinner vegetable you should add to your diet for avoiding 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 making a few changes to your shopping list, including adding sweet potato to your dinner plans. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At last! Pill is found to relieve the agony of lower back pain
A DRUG taken every two months could ease the agony of lower back pain for millions of people. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Therapy Reduces Chronic Low Back Pain in Large International Study
A new study has found that tanezumab, a monoclonal antibody that inhibits nerve activity, provides relief in patients with chronic low back pain, one of the leading reasons why people seek medical care and the number one cause of disability worldwide. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - June 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Tanezumab safe and effective in the treatment of chronic lower-back pain, study finds
A new drug, tanezumab, appears to reduce back pain, according to a study published Friday by the journal Pain. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lower back pain: Has lockdown taken its toll on your lower back? Try this simple exercise
LOWER back pain is a universal complaint that has doubtlessly been made worse by the protracted lockdown. Luckily, researchers have devised a set of exercises you can do to ease your suffering. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New therapy reduces chronic low back pain in large international study
(University of Rochester Medical Center) A new study has found that tanezumab, a monoclonal antibody that inhibits nerve activity, provides relief in patients with chronic low back pain, one of the leading reasons why people seek medical care and the number one cause of disability worldwide. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Low back pain prevalence in Brazilian helicopter pilots - da Silva GV.
Studies have suggested a higher prevalence of low back pain in helicopter pilots when compared to the general population. This work aims to study the frequency distribution of recurrent low back pain observed in civilian and military helicopter pilots. To ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Which Surgery Works Best for Lower Back Pain?
Title: Which Surgery Works Best for Lower Back Pain?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 17, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Which Surgery Works Best for Lower Back Pain?
TUESDAY, June 16, 2020 -- Patients with lower back problems often worry about how much time they'll need to recover if they have surgery. A new study finds similar results for two common minimally invasive spine procedures. Surgery may be... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 16, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Back pain - the best fruit to protect your spine and prevent lower 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 bar regularly eating red grapes, it's been claimed. Do you eat the best fruits for protecting against inflammation? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lower back pain: The signs your back pain could be linked to something more serious
LOWER BACK PAIN may be indicative of another problem entirely. It could be pin-pointing that something isn't right with an internal organ. What could it possibly be? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain - the simple ‘cat stretch’ exercise to relieve your lower 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 regularly doing this "cat stretch" exercise for your lower backache. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An unlikely connection: 4 Reasons why your lower back hurts when you cough
(Natural News) It is not uncommon for people to experience lower back pain every now and then. In fact, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), lower back pain is one of the most common causes of job-related disability and one of the primary reasons why people miss work. The NINDS also... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amoxicillin low-value care in chronic low back pain
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - June 1, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Exposure to a motor vehicle collision and the risk of future back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Nolet PS, Emary PC, Kristman VL, Murnaghan K, Zeegers MP, Freeman MD.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is to summarize the evidence for the association between exposure to a motor vehicle collision (MVC) and future low back pain (LBP). LITERATURE SURVEY: Persistent low back pain (LBP) is a relatively common complaint... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Lower back pain: The best exercises to relieve tension in the lumbar region
LOWER back pain doesn't have to the bane of your life. Here is a list of exercises which can relieve the tension, making everyday life more comfortable. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low Back Pain With Nerve Root Involvement: To Operate or Not Low Back Pain With Nerve Root Involvement: To Operate or Not
Should these patients receive surgery or be conservatively managed? A new study compares outcomes between the two options.Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Back pain - the ‘perfect’ exercise to protect against lower 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 making a few changes to your exercise routine, including this "perfect" workout. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Is Usual Care for Low Back Pain? What Is Usual Care for Low Back Pain?
This review synthesized evidence regarding current management of lower back pain in family practice and EDs. Are clinicians following established practice guidelines?Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Keeping lower back pain at bay: Exercises designed by Lithuanians are 3 times more efficient
(Kaunas University of Technology) Lithuanian scientists have devised a spinal stabilization exercise program for managing lower back pain for people who perform a sedentary job. After testing the program with 70 volunteers, the researchers have found that the exercises are not only efficient in diminishing the non-specific lower back pain, but their effect lasts 3 times longer than that of a usual muscle strengthening exercise program. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sleep: How to sleep with a bad back - the best tips for sleeping with lower back pain
SLEEPING with a bad back feels near impossible when you're in a great deal of pain. Don't worry, we've got some great tips to help you sleep with lower back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can AI Really Distinguish Between Back Pain?
This study is important because artificial intelligence can potentially more accurately distinguish whether the pain is acute or chronic, which would determine whether a patient should return to normal activities quickly or rest and schedule follow-up visits with a physician. This study also has implications for diagnosis, treatment, and billing purposes in other musculoskeletal conditions, such as the knee, elbow, and shoulder pain, where the medical codes also do not differentiate by pain level and acuity."   (Source: MDDI)
Source: MDDI - March 3, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D Tied to Back Problems in Postmenopausal Women
FRIDAY, Feb. 28, 2020 -- Vitamin D deficiency is associated with lumbar disc degeneration (LDD) and low back pain (LBP) in postmenopausal women, according to a study published online Feb. 10 in Menopause. Hao-Wei Xu, M.D., from Tongji University... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Artificial intelligence can scan doctors' notes to distinguish between types of back pain
(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Mount Sinai researchers have designed an artificial intelligence model that can determine whether lower back pain is acute or chronic by scouring doctors' notes within electronic medical records, an approach that can help to treat patients more accurately, according to a study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research in February. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Offering conservative care benefits can attract and retain the workforce of the future
Across the U.S., back pain accounts for more than 264 million lost workdays in a year. Lost work days come with a cost of more than $50 billion in health care expenses, a number that rises to $100 billion when lost wages and decreased productivity are added to the mix. That’s according to the American Chiropractic Association and data from the World Health Organization (WHO). WHO reports that 72% of adult low-back pain health care visits are attributable to people under age 64 and still likely… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Laura Newpoff Source Type: news

How Companies Teach Their Employees First Aid for Mental Health
At Delta Air Lines’ Atlanta headquarters in late January, 24 employees are arguing over which of them has the worst disease. Half of them had been given cards naming a physical or mental health diagnosis and were told to line up, from the least debilitating to the most. The woman holding “gingivitis” quickly takes a place at the far left of the line. But everyone further down to the right—low back pain, moderate depression, paraplegia, severe PTSD—keeps switching spots. “Severe vision loss,” someone says to the man holding the corresponding card, “are you a pilot?” He d...
Source: TIME: Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mandy Oaklander Tags: Uncategorized Mental Health/Psychology microsoftfutureofwork Source Type: news

Nonpharmaceutical Interventions Aid Low Back Pain
Movement - based mind - body interventions could be effective alternatives to drugs, surgery, injections (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 12, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Orthopedics, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Back pain: Five exercises which can be performed at home to relieve lower back pain
BACK pain can have a huge impact on everyday life, proving uncomfortable and debilitating. Fortunately, there are five at-home exercises one can do to help relieve pain, particularly pain in the lower back. What are they? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news