Why Acupuncture Is Going Mainstream in Medicine
When the opioid addiction crisis began to surge in the U.S. about a decade ago, Dr. Medhat Mikhael spent a lot of time talking to his patients about other ways to heal pain besides opioids, from other types of medications to alternative treatments. As a pain management specialist at MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center in Fountain Valley, Calif., he didn’t anticipate leaving behind the short-term use of opioids altogether, since they work so well for post-surgical pain. But he wanted to recommend a remedy that was safer and still effective. That turned out to be acupuncture. “Like any treatment, acupuncture...
Source: TIME: Health - April 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Millard Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate medicine Source Type: news

Minnesota maker of back-pain treatment nets $5M Department of Defense grant
A biotech startup developing an injectable drug for treating lower back pain  announced Tuesday it was awarded a $4.97 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense. The company, SpineThera Inc., is using the grant to support the development of its drug called SX600. The drug uses micro-suspension technology to offer a sustained release of the painkilling ingredient over months at a time. Plymouth-based SpineThera is developing its manufacturing process and scaling as it prepares for Phase… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 26, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Carter Jones Source Type: news

Yoga for Treating Low Back Pain Yoga for Treating Low Back Pain
This meta-analysis examines the evidence for the use of yoga in relieving low back pain. Is it any more effective than conventional exercise?Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Aquatic Exercise Beneficial in Chronic Low Back Pain
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - April 21, 2022 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Perspective Source Type: news

Lower Back Pain (Lumbar Spine Pain)
Title: Lower Back Pain (Lumbar Spine Pain)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/11/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - April 11, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Psychological Interventions + Physical Therapy Ease Chronic Low Back Pain
Pain education, behavioral therapy delivered with physical therapy can help with physical function and pain intensity (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 7, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Orthopedics, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Psychological Interventions + Physical Therapy Ease Chronic Low Back Pain
THURSDAY, April 7, 2022 -- For people with chronic, nonspecific low back pain, psychological interventions are most effective when delivered in conjunction with physical therapy care (mainly structured exercise), according to a review published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 7, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Looking to Neanderthals to Explain Today's Lower Back Pain
Title: Looking to Neanderthals to Explain Today ' s Lower Back PainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/8/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/8/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - March 8, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

When Should I Be Worried About Lower Back Pain?
Title: When Should I Be Worried About Lower Back Pain?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 3/1/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/1/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - March 1, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction, CT, and BT for Chronic Pain Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction, CT, and BT for Chronic Pain
This study compared cognitive therapy, mindfulness-based stress reduction, and behavior therapy in people with chronic low back pain. Did any one technique show superiority over the others?Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Pain Reprocessing Therapy May Relieve Chronic Low Back Pain
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - January 30, 2022 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: CME Article Source Type: news

Aquatic exercise better than physical therapy for chronic low back pain, study finds
A regular regimen of therapeutic aquatic exercise provides more relief for chronic low back sufferers than traditional physical therapy approaches, including electrical nerve stimulation, a JAMA study found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Placebo Interventions for Nonspecific Low Back Pain Placebo Interventions for Nonspecific Low Back Pain
This systematic review assessed the effects of placebo interventions as compared to no intervention in patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain.Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Feeling tired and lower back pain could be symptoms
VITAMIN D is a crucial nutrient, and it's in short supply over the winter months. How can you tell if you're lacking vitamin D? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When Should I Be Worried About Lower Back Pain
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - November 22, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news