Articles about back pain


Sciatica: Everything you need to know about this painful condition

Last updated: 11/23/2020

Causing pain, discomfort and numbness, sciatica is a painful condition to live with. But help is out there. Mr Spencer Harland, Consultant Neurosurgeon at Spire Parkway...

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Doctors are still prescribing lots of opioids for low back pain, poll shows

Last updated: 11/23/2020

More than half of people say they've suffered lower back pain in the past year, according to the latest NPR-Truven Health Analytics Health Poll. That's not a surprise; low back...

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Trying Acupuncture for Chronic Pain Treatment

Last updated: 11/23/2020

Acupuncture is the therapeutic use of very thin, hair-width needles to stimulate specific points on the body in order to reduce pain or disease and promote wellbeing. You may be...

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Home Treatment of Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Fibromyalgia and More

Last updated: 11/22/2020

Posted on February 4, 2018 in Back Pain , Diseases & Conditions , Fibromyalgia , Other with 0 Comments By Cindy Perlin, LCSW. One of the worst emotions pain patients can feel is...

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Yoga and Physical Therapy Yield Similar Results for Low-Back Pain

Last updated: 11/22/2020

The year-long study, conducted at Boston University and published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, found that a structured yoga program may be an effective alternative...

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10 Ways to Cope with Pain-Inducing Stress

Last updated: 11/22/2020

Last week we talked about how stress can make your chronic pain worse. Stress can trigger or exacerbate muscular pain, abdominal pain, and pelvic pain. Stress can cause...

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Conditions That Cause Lower Back Pain

Last updated: 11/21/2020

Lumbacurve Fortunately for many sufferers of low back pain or lumbago there is often no underlying cause of the back ache or discomfort. Back pain may occur as a result of...

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4 Experiences That Basically Sum Up Living With Chronic Lower Back Pain

Last updated: 11/21/2020

No matter if you’ve lived with chronic lower back pain for 1 year or 10, there are certain experiences that most lower back pain sufferers have in common. The type of pain and...

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Tackling lower back pain with words - Business Insurance

Last updated: 11/21/2020

What is said to a worker grappling with lower back pain has the potential to lead to a better outcome, according to experts who say the workers compensation industry is moving...

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Understanding Breakthrough Pain

Last updated: 11/20/2020

People taking narcotic pain medication around the clock may experience sudden, more intense spikes of pain called breakthrough pain. Also called flare-ups or flares,...

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