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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New Better Health marketing campaign highlights six benefits of losing excess weight

New Better Health marketing campaign highlights six benefits of losing excess weight

Scientists analyze the causes of deaths and disabilities in Colorado over a 29-year period

Scientists analyze the causes of deaths and disabilities in Colorado over a 29-year period

People with multimorbidity more likely to have chronic pain

People with multimorbidity more likely to have chronic pain

Crash course: Injured patients who sign ‘letters of protection’ may face huge medical bills and risks

Crash course: Injured patients who sign ‘letters of protection’ may face huge medical bills and risks

National Preventive Health Strategy 2021-2030 focuses on primary health care and physical activity

National Preventive Health Strategy 2021-2030 focuses on primary health care and physical activity

A rural Georgia community reels after its hospital closes

A rural Georgia community reels after its hospital closes

Review: Diagnostic radiologists at higher risk of burnout

Review: Diagnostic radiologists at higher risk of burnout

Milestone study uncovers genetic risk factors for spine osteoarthritis

Milestone study uncovers genetic risk factors for spine osteoarthritis

Researchers identify new symptoms associated with pancreatic cancer

Researchers identify new symptoms associated with pancreatic cancer

Innovative artificial neural network can accurately detect radiographic sacroiliitis

Innovative artificial neural network can accurately detect radiographic sacroiliitis

Smart sensor equipped chair may help reduce office workers’ back pain problems

Smart sensor equipped chair may help reduce office workers’ back pain problems

More than 50% of space travelers experience back pain, experts say

More than 50% of space travelers experience back pain, experts say

Online searches for arthritis symptoms increase among UK residents

Online searches for arthritis symptoms increase among UK residents

Psychological treatment provides potent and durable relief for chronic back pain, study finds

Psychological treatment provides potent and durable relief for chronic back pain, study finds

Novel mind-body intervention found to be highly beneficial for treating chronic back pain

Novel mind-body intervention found to be highly beneficial for treating chronic back pain

New study links history of migraines and hot flashes as well as an increased risk of heart disease

New study links history of migraines and hot flashes as well as an increased risk of heart disease

Combination of chemotherapy and immune checkpoint inhibitors shows promise in NSCLC patients with untreated brain metastases

Combination of chemotherapy and immune checkpoint inhibitors shows promise in NSCLC patients with untreated brain metastases

NIH HEAL Initiative leverages the strengths of communities to address opioid public health crisis

NIH HEAL Initiative leverages the strengths of communities to address opioid public health crisis

Online, video-based exercise program can help postpartum women with diastasis rectus abdominis

Online, video-based exercise program can help postpartum women with diastasis rectus abdominis

Single two-hour session of pain management skills could offer as much benefit as longer-course of CBT

Single two-hour session of pain management skills could offer as much benefit as longer-course of CBT