Spinal manipulation can help ease low back pain
(Reuters Health) - - Spinal manipulation therapy isn't routinely recommended as the initial treatment for low back pain, but a research review suggests this approach may work as well as interventions that doctors typically prescribe first. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Beyond opioids: Safe, effective treatments for 4 common kinds of pain
For lower back pain, post-surgical pain, headaches and joint pain, other remedies work and aren’t as risky. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Consumer Reports Source Type: news

Best supplements for back pain: African plant supplement proven to ease lower back pain
BEST supplements for back pain: Lower back pain is the most common type of back pain and usually isn ’t the sign of anything serious. While anti-inflammatory painkillers is one recommended way to relieve pain, some experts believe a more natural plant supplement can be effective. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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

Could Data Backing Implant Shift Treatment?
This study, our extensive clinical data, and the increasing number of iFuse procedures performed annually demonstrate that there is a shift in how physicians understand SI joint dysfunction and its role in causing chronic pain.” Dunn reported that more than 37,000 iFuse procedures have been performed by more 1800 surgeons in the United States and 33 other countries around the world. “There is a significant, addressable, and growing market opportunity for iFuse: we believe there are 279,000 eligible patients each year in the United States alone, translating to a $2.7 billion market opport...
Source: MDDI - March 18, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Orthopedics 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: both m...
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