A certain 'superman' stretch could help with lower back pain according to experts
BACK PAIN is extremely common with a whopping 80 per cent of us experiencing it at some time in our lives. There is a stretch that if done daily could greatly reduce and ease the pain felt in the lower back. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lower back pain: One surprisingly simple way to strengthen your back muscles
LOWER BACK pain is a commonly reported complaint in the UK. Most people will experience varying degrees of discomfort in this region in their lifetimes. It might come as a surprise that a simple tweak can help to ease symptoms, according to research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Helping patients get back on their feet
New clinic at St. Michael’s Hospital is improving the quality of care for people with low back pain (Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - July 27, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Sleep Disorders Up Health Care Visits, Costs for Low Back Pain
MONDAY, July 22, 2019 -- The presence of a sleep disorder diagnosis has a significant effect on low back pain (LBP)-related health care visits and costs, independent of pain intensity and disability, according to a study published online July 5 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The US Will Try To Treat Pain With Fake Medicine
The US Medicare system wants to sponsor a set of trials to test if acupuncture is effective for low back pain. Even though acupuncture is little more than an elaborate placebo, and countless studies have shown as much, the US will spend millions of dollars to discover this yet again. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steven Salzberg, Contributor Source Type: news

Medicare Aims To Study Treating Real Pain With Fake Medicine
The US Medicare system wants to sponsor a set of trials to test if acupuncture is effective for low back pain. Even though acupuncture is little more than an elaborate placebo, and countless studies have shown as much, the US will spend millions of dollars to discover this yet again. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steven Salzberg, Contributor Source Type: news

CMS May Cover Acupuncture as Opioid Alternative for Back Pain CMS May Cover Acupuncture as Opioid Alternative for Back Pain
As an alternative to opioids, the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services is proposing coverage for acupuncture as a chronic low back pain treatment for patients in approved studies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - July 17, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Back pain: What is the best exercise to help ease lower back pain?
BACK PAIN can negatively affect a person ’s life and make everyday activities painful. What is the best exercise to help ease pain felt in the back? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medicare will pay for acupuncture that is part of low back pain research
Older people enrolled in clinical trials of the controversial treatment will have their costs covered by the government insurance program (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - July 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lenny Bernstein Source Type: news

Medicare moving toward covering acupuncture for back pain
Medicare says it's moving toward covering acupuncture for chronic low back pain as a potential alternative to opioid painkillers that can become addictive (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Back pain when bending: What to know
This article looks at a variety of conditions that can cause this pain, as well as treatments, self-care tips, and how to prevent it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Back Pain Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes lower back pain when coughing?
For some people, coughing can cause or exacerbate lower back pain. In this article, learn about the causes and treatment of this symptom and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Back Pain Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can cause both lower back pain and diarrhea?
Lower back pain and diarrhea are common and tend to be unrelated. However, a number of conditions can cause both symptoms. Examples include celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, kidney infections, and diverticulosis. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Back Pain Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are lower back pain and constipation related?
Several health conditions can cause lower back pain and constipation to occur at the same time. Sometimes, one underlying condition will cause these symptoms, but other times, they will occur due to two unrelated conditions. Learn more about these conditions and when a person should see a doctor here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Back Pain Source Type: news

Back pain: Five exercises you can do at home to help soothe lower back pain
BACK pain is a very common problem that usually improves within a few weeks or months, but during the time it takes to get better it can make going about your day difficult. Here are five exercises for you to try at home to help relieve the pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news