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Gene Causing Women’s Back Pain Discovered

Gene Causing Women’s Back Pain Discovered

The researchers have achieved a milestone with the discovery of  a link between a gene and a form of lower back pain that affects over a third of middle aged women. In a study published in the journal Annals of Rheumatic Disease, British scientists identified the PARK2 gene as a possible cause for degeneration of the inter-vertebral discs […]

Car Accident Injuries, Pain and Insurance

Car Accident  Injuries, Pain and Insurance

A life-threatening situation, such as a car accident or a very stressful situation, can lead to persistent pain. Severity of pain experience after an automobile accident may depend on your genes. Scientists from the University of North Carolina found that inherited genetic variations affected participants’ response to pain intensity, both immediately following the accident and […]

Stretching and Yoga Effectively Treat Chronic Lower Back Pain

Stretching and Yoga Effectively Treat Chronic Lower Back Pain

Chronic low back pain is a common problem lacking highly effective treatment options. Small trials suggest that yoga may have benefits for this condition. The trial was designed to determine whether yoga is more effective than conventional stretching exercises or a self-care book for primary care patients with chronic low back pain. Chronic lower back […]

New Gene That Regulates Chronic Pain Discovered

New Gene That Regulates Chronic Pain Discovered

Scientists have discovered a gene that regulates chronic pain, a finding that could potentially boost the effectiveness of painkilling drugs, according to a new study in the journal Science. The gene is termed as HCN2 and it is is located at the pain-sensitive ends of nerves, Reuters reported. Apparently scientists had known about the existence of HCN2 before, but didn’t […]

Better Options For Alleviating Back Pain

Better Options For Alleviating Back Pain

Back pain and disorders have a lot to do with walking upright.According to the New England Journal of Medicine, disc problems were thought to be neoplasms or tumors up until around 1934 and were usually only discovered as the cause of the weakness and paralysis suffered by the patient at autopsy. Thanks to modern neurosurgical knowledge […]

How to Tackle With Low Back Pain

How to Tackle With Low Back Pain

An aching back is one of the most common complaints in medicine. The common cause of back pain is mechanical, meaning it comes from straining the muscles. Some of the very causes of the back pain include heavy lifting, bending or twisting wrong, or standing for prolonged periods of time.  Several people experience lower back pain caused by […]

None of The Chronic Pain Treatments is Adequate

None of The Chronic Pain Treatments is Adequate

Imagine you are an employer and only half of your employees show up for work each day and then they are only 30 percent effective. Now a review of chronic pain treatments shows that despite the many options available, only about half of treated patients respond, and their pain reduction averages only about 30 percent. […]

Back Pain Among Infants and Toddlers

Back Pain Among Infants and Toddlers

Not only the grown ups are plagued by the problem of back pain but babies can also be affected by it. The overall impacts are even more excruciating for babies with back pain. Unlike adults, your baby isn’t able to tell you about the problem and would continue to cry. You will have to be aware and vigilant […]

Lifestyle and Low Back Pain

Lifestyle and Low Back Pain

More working days are lost to low back pain than to any other medical condition and it affects about 60% ­of adults in their lifetime.Low back pain occurs in the back below the waist and can be sudden and sharp, or persistent and dull. It may radiate down to the buttocks and then down the […]

Tips To Deal With Back Pain During Pregnancy

Tips To Deal With Back Pain During Pregnancy

Many women tend to develop mild or severe back pain at some point during pregnancy. As the size and weight of your growing abdomen place more strain on your back, you may notice your posture changing. To protect your back from poor posture, unnecessary strain, and painful injury. Here are some of the useful tips and […]