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Injured Siddle and Pattinson out for remainder of tour


April 20th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 20 (IANS/CMC) Australian fast bowlers Peter Siddle and James Pattinson have been ruled out of the remainder of the West Indies tour and will return home ... Read more...

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India’s first guidelines for physiotherapists by 2014


March 18th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) India's first clinical guidelines for physiotherapists dealing with ailments like low back pain, hemiplehia (brain stroke) and Parkinson's Disease will be ready by 2014, the ... Read more...

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Relief from chronic back pain normalises brain activity


May 18th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 18 (IANS) Freedom from chronic low back pain normalises brain activity, a research has revealed.Commonly found in adults, low back pain affects brain parts linked with pain processing ... Read more...

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Immediate treatment by physiotherapist can alleviate future back problems


April 19th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): A study has found that getting immediate treatment for recurring low back pain from a physiotherapist can help reduce problems.The study from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden said ... Read more...

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Spinal manipulation may ease chronic lower back pain: Study


February 16th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Patients suffering from chronic lower back pain frequently turn to painkillers, which can cause side effects and be addictive, or to physical therapy, which is time-consuming and expensive. ... Read more...

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Pregnant women can wear sky-high heels: Experts


February 10th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe, now seven months pregnant, is never seen without sky-high stilettos.Stylish indeed, but some wonder if Zoe is risking the safety of her body and ... Read more...

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Lower back, foot pain linked to more severe knee osteoarthritis symptoms


November 18th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Patients suffering from osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee who also have pain in other joints are more likely to experience greater knee pain, says a new study.Specifically, pain ... Read more...

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Australian fast bowler Hazlewood out of India tour


September 18th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 18 (IANS) Young fast bowler Josh Hazlewood was Saturday ruled out of the Australian squad for the tour of India after he suffered a back injury during practice. Cricket Australia (CA) ... Read more...

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Study explores obesity and chronic pain links


July 20th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): While it is well known that obese people have a high incidence of persistent pain problems, a new study has found that comorbid obesity and pain also are ... Read more...

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Surgery not a treatment option for every patient with herniated disk


June 29th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): A herniated disk is one of the most frequent causes of low back and leg pain in adults, but not everyone needs to go for surgery, according to ... Read more...

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Exercise therapy effective for low back pain sufferers


April 20th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): An exercise machine designed specifically for back muscles could offer fresh hope to low back pain sufferers, say researchers.The finding has been published in the Journal of the ... Read more...

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Chiropractic treatment may provide relief for early low back pain


April 15th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Chiropractors can help provide some relief to low-back pain sufferers, suggest researchers.People with low back pain can seek relief from any number of health professionals, orthopedists, physical therapists ... Read more...

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Drug inhibiting serotonin in gut could reverse osteoporosis


February 8th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 8 (IANS) An investigational drug that inhibits production of serotonin, primarily known as a neurotransmitter, in the gut cured osteoporosis in mice and rats, according to a new report. Serotonin ... Read more...

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Heavy backpacks can lead to spinal strain in children


January 28th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 28 (ANI): Children who carry heavy backpacks can suffer from spinal strain and increased back pain, a new study claims.According to Dr. Timothy Neuschwander of University of California, San Diego, ... Read more...

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Integrated movement could help people with back pain


January 26th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): People with back pain should learn to move in a more integrated way, according to a new study from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.The ... Read more...

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Widely used device not recommended for chronic low back pain


December 31st, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS), a widely used pain therapy involving a portable device, is not effective in treating chronic low-back pain that has persisted for three months ... Read more...

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New approach to treating lower back pain


December 9th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): An American researcher has uncovered a fresh approach to studying and treating lower back pain.N. Peter Reeves, a researcher in Osteopathic Surgical Specialties in Michigan State University's College ... Read more...

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Yoga can reduce chronic low back pain


November 5th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Yoga may be more effective than standard treatment in reducing chronic low back pain in minority populations, according to a new study.Individuals from low-income, minority backgrounds with chronic ... Read more...

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Now, recovery from chronic backache possible


October 8th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 8 (IANS) Over a third of patients will recover from chronic low back pain within nine months and four out of 10 will do so within a year, according to ... Read more...

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Positive expectations can accelerate patient healing


August 6th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Positive expectations can help people recover from a number of health conditions, including whiplash, say researchers. Until recently, not much was known about the correlation between positive beliefs ... Read more...

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It’s official: Tai chi is beneficial for arthritis sufferers


June 17th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Researchers at The George Institute for International Health have confirmed that Tai Chi has positive health benefits for musculoskeletal pain.The results of the first comprehensive analysis of ... Read more...

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Acupuncture more effective than usual care for back pain


May 12th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A new study has found that acupuncture is far more effective in alleviating chronic back pain than the conventional therapies.Whether it is real or simulated acupuncture, the therapy ... Read more...

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Routine scans dont improve outcomes for low-back pain patients


February 7th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 7 (ANI): Researchers at Oregon Health and Science University are recommending doctors not to immediately order routine scans for patients with low-back pain unless a significant underlying condition is ... Read more...

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Motor control exercises lower persistent low back pain


January 29th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that motor control exercises, when performed along with other forms of therapy, can significantly alleviate persistent low back pain.According to the researchers, ... Read more...

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Acupunctures pain relieving effects of little clinical relevance


January 28th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): A new study has claimed that when compared to placebo, the pain relieving effects of acupuncture are limited and seem to lack clinical relevance.For the study, the ... Read more...

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Spine surgeons to attend international conference in Chennai today


January 23rd, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 23 (ANI): A three-day Conference of Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSICON) is being held here.Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI) which organises the conference annually has ... Read more...

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Opioid painkillers can significantly reduce workers low back pain


September 23rd, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): A new study has suggested opioid pain medications for workers with chronic low back pain, for it can significantly improve their ability to lift and perform other ... Read more...

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Recovery from back pain takes longer than thought


July 8th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 8 (IANS) Recovery from lower back pain takes much longer than what popular perception believes and slower still for those with other ache variants, according to a new study. The ... Read more...

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Chronic pain could also lead to brain damage


February 6th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 6 (ANI): Researchers at Northwestern University 's Feinberg School of Medicine have uncovered a clue that may explain how people dealing with long-term pain also suffer from other symptoms ... Read more...

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No clear proof that antidepressants alleviate low back pain


January 23rd, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): They are commonly prescribed for low back pain, but a new review by Cochrane researchers has found no clear evidence that antidepressants work on this chronic pain.The drugs ... Read more...

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Aspirin and ibuprofen effective for short-term relief of low-back pain


January 23rd, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Non steroidal painkillers such as aspirin and ibuprofen are effective for reducing low-back pain in the short-term, says a Cochrane Systematic Review.Low back pain is a major health ... Read more...

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Using insoles doesn’t help prevent back pain: Study


November 14th, 2007 - 2:24 am ICT by admin
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