back pain Stories
- The FDA now requires a new boxed warning on opioid drugs to indicate risk of misuse, abuse, addiction, overdose, and death.
- In a new study, people who arrive at the emergency room with severe low back pain didn’t experience more relief with muscle relaxants or opioids than with over-the-counter painkillers.
- People generally live longer worldwide, yet we spend more days of our total lifespan in poor health.
- Acetaminophen is ineffective when treating low back pain, and can provide only minimal, short term benefit to sufferers of osteoarthritis: study.
- A vast majority of younger adults acknowledge suffering back pain, believed to be caused by poor posture while using tablets, smartphones, and other digital devices.
- Large backpacks and small desks could cause a young student to begin experiencing back pain, and with possible long-term consequences, research of a new study are calling for action.
- To lighten the load on your child’s back, follow these back-to-school backpack safety tips that will significantly reduce back pain.
- Worried doctors practiced defensive medicine more than less concerned ones in order to avoid malpractice lawsuits, but it cost the government an extra $55.6 billion.
- Pregnant moms can stay in shape while sporting a baby bump with these exercise safety tips from Dr. Allison Bailey that will promote good health for you and your child.
Most Doctors Neglect Back Pain Guidelines, Leading To Rise In Narcotic Prescriptions And Expensive MRIsResearchers finds that doctors have been ignoring treatment guidelines for back pain, which could lead to expensive medical bills and increased use of addictive painkillers.
- Weekly yoga class yields similar relief for lower back pain as twice weekly classes for low-income minority patients.
- Long-term use of prescription painkiller could lead to the development of erectile dysfunction later in life, according to a new study.