Back Pain

Back pain is a very common problem affecting almost all individuals at some point in their lives. Back pain most commonly affects the lower back although it can be felt anywhere along the spine.
What Causes Back Pain?

Because of this complex structure it is difficult to pinpoint the exact cause of the pain. In most cases the pain is not caused by serious damage or disease but by sprains, minor strains, minor injuries or an irritated nerve ending

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What is the epidemiology of monkeypox infections?

What is the epidemiology of monkeypox infections?

Experts analyze the nature, prevalence, and severity of long-term symptoms related to COVID-19

Experts analyze the nature, prevalence, and severity of long-term symptoms related to COVID-19

Early initiation of physical therapy for patients with lower back pain linked with less health care resource utilization

Early initiation of physical therapy for patients with lower back pain linked with less health care resource utilization

New treatment gives hope for people challenged with chronic back pain

New treatment gives hope for people challenged with chronic back pain

RINVOQ® (upadacitinib) Approved by European Commission as an Oral Treatment for Adults with Active Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis

RINVOQ® (upadacitinib) Approved by European Commission as an Oral Treatment for Adults with Active Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis

How prepared are we for a widespread monkeypox outbreak?

How prepared are we for a widespread monkeypox outbreak?

Simple X-ray method could help prevent spinal fractures in older people

Simple X-ray method could help prevent spinal fractures in older people

Researchers assess the evidence basis for medications used to treat spine-related pain in older adults

Researchers assess the evidence basis for medications used to treat spine-related pain in older adults

Physicians prescribe less pain medication during nightshifts than during the day

Physicians prescribe less pain medication during nightshifts than during the day

CHMP recommends approval of upadacitinib (RINVOQ®) for the treatment of adults with active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis

CHMP recommends approval of upadacitinib (RINVOQ®) for the treatment of adults with active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis

CHMP recommends approval of upadacitinib (RINVOQ®) for the treatment of adults with active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis

CHMP recommends approval of upadacitinib (RINVOQ®) for the treatment of adults with active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis

SARS-CoV-2 infection may be a trigger of myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein-associated disorder

SARS-CoV-2 infection may be a trigger of myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein-associated disorder

The implications of monkeypox for healthcare workers

The implications of monkeypox for healthcare workers

Newly developed hydrogel proven effective in relieving chronic low back pain

Newly developed hydrogel proven effective in relieving chronic low back pain

Inflammation plays a key role in resolving pain

Inflammation plays a key role in resolving pain

New AI tool can speed up the diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis by up to 4 years

New AI tool can speed up the diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis by up to 4 years

Study investigates brain connectivity patterns at rest in veterans with chronic pain and trauma

Study investigates brain connectivity patterns at rest in veterans with chronic pain and trauma

People with some types of epilepsy may have a lower quality of life, study suggests

People with some types of epilepsy may have a lower quality of life, study suggests

What are the long-term symptoms of SARS-CoV-2 infection?

What are the long-term symptoms of SARS-CoV-2 infection?

Chronic low back pain associated with regional brain atrophy

Chronic low back pain associated with regional brain atrophy