lower back pain

Unhappy workers develop back pain


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 23 (IANS) Office-goers resigned to working in unsatisfactory jobs are more likely to suffer from serious, persistent lower back pain than those with a positive attitude.Markus Melloh, research ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vitamin D shrinks fibroid tumours in mice


March 5th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) Treatment with vitamin D has shown promise in shriking uterine fibroids in lab rats, which tend to develop the benign tumours, says a new study.Uterine ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Injury rules out Mitchell for rest of season


February 17th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been ruled out of cricket for months with a bone stress injury in his lower back, and he will miss the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

How to make that backache vanish


July 8th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) A sedentary lifestyle, bad posture, stress and overdependence on technology could leave you with a constant backache. But experts say sometimes the problem can be ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

How bad body posture can make you a sitting duck


February 18th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 18 (ANI): If your job requires long hours of sitting then getting up from your desk and walking around a little every 20 minutes or so could help your ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

Stem cells can ease lower back pain without surgery


November 29th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Stem cells can replace surgical procedures for treating lower back pain, researchers say.The condition is common among older people and may be caused by degeneration of the discs ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Study sheds light on chronic lower back pain condition ‘Spondyloarthritis’


November 8th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): According to new research, chronic lower backache may be related to a condition called axial spondyloarthritis.Spondyloarthritis is the overall name for a family of inflammatory rheumatic diseases that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Yoga is 13th most popular physical activity among Aussies


November 8th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 08 (ANI): A survey has found that yoga is very popular among Australians, and it ranks as the 13th most preferred physical activity.The most recent Australian Bureau of Statistics ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Injured Semenya withdraws from CWG


September 29th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) South Africa's running sensation Caster Semenya was forced to pull out of the Commonwealth Games Wednesday owing to a back injury.The withdrawal of the 800metres ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Alternative therapies beneficial for both people and nation: Oz study


September 13th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 13 (ANI): A new Oz study has revealed that taking St John's Wort to manage mild depression, fish oil to prevent heart disease, or visiting an acupuncturist for back pain ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Irritable bowel syndrome causes structural brain alterations in patients


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): A study has shown that irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a condition that causes pain and discomfort in the abdomen, may lead to structural changes in specific brain regions ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lessons for Brit girls on how to walk in heels branded ‘a silly gimmick’


June 9th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): A module, which was formed as part of a taxpayer-funded college course, that teaches British teenage girls how to walk in high heels has been branded as "a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Federer fires through to set up Paris rematch; Murray out


May 31st, 2010 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (DPA) Roger Federer and Robin Soderling bore down on a quarter-final rerun of their 2009 French Open final as both stormed into the last eight on the Paris ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Group “talking therapy” sessions can help ease back pain


February 26th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Individuals suffering from chronic lower back pain may find relief through a form of group "talking therapy", a UK trial has shown.In the study by Universities of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian origin scientist gets Canada’s highest civilian award


January 1st, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 1 (IANS) An Allahabad-born scientist of Indian origin has been given Canada's highest civilian award - the Order of Canada. Shrawan Kumar was honoured Thursday for his three decades of pioneering ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

Smoking can lead to bad back


October 24th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 24 (ANI): Canadian researchers have linked smoking to chronic lower back pain.In the study, boffins identified a higher rate of chronic lower back pain among people who smoke every day, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Back injury forces Clarke to return home


September 29th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Centurion, Sep 29 (IANS) Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke will return home due to his lower back injury. Clarke hasn't featured in the two matches Australia played so far in the tournament. The injury ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Exercising more an effective way to ease backache


June 3rd, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Exercising more is an effective way of easing chronic backache, according to a new study. A University of Alberta (U-A) study involving 240 men and women with chronic lower-back ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Frequent exercise helps ease chronic backache


June 3rd, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): A new study has shown that frequent exercising can help alleviate chronic lower back pain.The University of Alberta researchers showed that those who worked out four days a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stress, depression can retard healing of back injuries


March 30th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 30 (IANS) You may take longer to recover from a back injury if you are stressed over your job or are living alone, according to a recent study. University of Queensland's ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Siddle, Hilfenhaus unlikely to participate in second Proteas test


March 4th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Durban (South Africa), Mar 4 (ANI): Australian fast bowlers Peter Siddle and Ben Hilfenhaus, who are recovering from their respective injuries, are doubtful starters for the second cricket Test against South ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Motor control exercise - new way to get rid of lower backache


February 2nd, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 2 (IANS) Motor control exercise is a promising new way to get rid of persistent lower backaches, which offers lasting relief to patients. "Although the exercises seemed promising, until now ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

What keeps the spine healthy and erect?


January 12th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) What keeps the spine healthy and erect? The key lies in how a deep muscle along the spinal column, called the multifidus muscle, is designed.These findings show how ... Read more...

Posted in World |

It’s a baby, not kidney stone!


January 9th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 9 (IANS) A Canadian woman did not know she was pregnant till she delivered a healthy seven-pound baby boy last week.Thirty-six-year-old Juanita Stead, a native of Newfoundland province, went to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Weights not aerobics help ease backache


December 12th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 12 (IANS) People who rely on weights to ease lower backache fare much better than those who choose to jog, according to new research.The study showed a 60 percent improvement ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Major sources of lower back pain revealed


October 2nd, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the collection of fluid in the spinal joints, and swelling of the interspinal ligaments are major sources of lower back pain. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Spine surgery most effective for lower back pain, claims study


February 23rd, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Surgical treatment for a painful, common back condition known as spinal stenosis yields better results than treatment with drugs and physical therapy, says a new study.Spinal stenosis is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Strictly Come Dancing putting people at a higher risk of injuries: Experts


December 9th, 2007 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 9 (ANI): The craze of ballroom dancing, which has been ignited by the success of Strictly Come Dancing, the BBC television celebrity contest, is putting armchair enthusiasts at a higher ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Subscribe