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2014-05-09 23:06:25

Beverly Hills spine surgeon Dr. Todd Gravori comments on the news from researchers that 1 in 10 people across the globe have lower back pain. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Although lower back pain costs Americans around $50 billion per year, the latest findings from National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) show we are not alone when it comes to suffering from this chronic condition. Around the world, back pain is the main culprit behind so many becoming...

2014-02-12 23:29:28

The studies are out there, and it's clear to see, there is a link between obesity and lower back pain; a recent study links being overweight with higher chances of developing lower back pain. With each category of body mass, the risks increase dramatically. Palm Beach Gardens, FL (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The studies are out there, and it's clear to see, there is a link between obesity and lower back pain. In a recent study that examines the influence that physical activity has...

2014-01-24 23:00:27

To heal those suffering with neck and chronic low back pain, Knapp Chiropractic and Wellness Center now offers non-surgical spinal decompression treatment. Brookfield, WI (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Those suffering from any degree of neck or lower back pain know the debilitating nature of these issues, and the effect the pain has on one’s quality of life. Luckily, healing options have been made more widely available in the greater Milwaukee area, as Knapp Chiropractic and Wellness Center...

2013-09-18 13:06:06

Johns Hopkins analysis suggests saline shots may do just as well New research from Johns Hopkins suggests that it may not be the steroids in spinal shots that provide relief from lower back pain, but the mere introduction of any of a number of fluids, such as anesthetics and saline, to the space around the spinal cord. For decades, epidural steroid injections have been the most common nonsurgical treatment for lower back pain even though extensive research shows mixed results....

2013-08-13 23:21:00

Simply unnecessary, ineffective and dangerous procedures are too often prescribed for chronic, lower back pain patients. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Discussing his recently released report entitled “6 Eye Opening Concepts About Lower Back Pain Relief,” Dr. Joseph Bowles shared his thoughts regarding what he believes are very often, 'simply unnecessary, ineffective and dangerous' procedures that are too often prescribed for chronic, lower back pain patients. The report...

2013-05-15 23:25:25

Diet Doc provides medically supervised prescription hCG diet plans that empower patients to successfully achieve fast weight loss, reducing the liability on the lower back and resulting in diminished pain. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Chances of suffering back pain is almost unavoidable for those that are overweight or obese with SpineUniverse reporting that carrying extra pounds significantly increases the risk for diseases of the spine, including osteoporosis, osteoarthritis,...

2013-03-11 23:03:53

Diet Doc offers improved prescription hCG diet plans proven to produce rapid weight loss to combat obesity-related conditions and target lower back pain. Trenton, NJ (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 Diet Doc designs custom hCG diet plans to aid in prevention of obesity related complications like lower back pain. According to a study conducted by Janet Freburger, PhD, PT of the University of North Carolina, “Low back pain is the second most common cause of disability in the United States and a...

2013-02-28 13:41:18

A new systematic review published in The Cochrane Library has raised doubts as to the effectiveness of "red flag" indicators at both identifying and excluding cancer in patients with lower back pain. The authors of the review concluded that most individual red flags were poor at diagnosing spinal malignancies and call for further studies focused on combinations of red flags. Lower back pain is a common complaint, often with no obvious cause. In around 1-5% of patients with lower back pain,...

2012-12-18 11:31:56

A method of analyzing brain structure using advanced computer algorithms accurately predicted 76 percent of the time whether a patient had lower back pain in a new study by researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine. The study, which will be published online Dec. 17 in Cerebral Cortex, reported that using these algorithms to read brain scans may be an early step toward providing an objective method for diagnosing chronic pain. "People have been looking for an objective...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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