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Back and Neck Pain News

May 22, 2024

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Low back pain is a major cause of disability around the globe, with more than 570 million people affected. New research shows that many people with persistent low back pain (more than 12 weeks) continue to have moderate-to-high levels of pain and ...
A new study may provide key answers to how to help people experiencing chronic back pain. The study examined the critical connection between the brain and pain for treating chronic pain. ...
Starting a robust exercise program sooner after surgery could prevent patients with dislocated shoulders from sustaining a repeat injury and help them return to sport faster. Researchers spent three years analyzing evidence from 3,600 existing ...

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The hours you work earlier in life may be associated with worse health years later, according to a new ...

In a small study, motion analysis of video recorded on a smartphone accurately identified narrowed neck arteries in adults, which are a risk factor for stroke. The smartphone video motion analysis ...

A new way to regenerate muscle could help repair the damaged shoulders of millions of people every year. The technique uses advanced materials to encourage muscle growth in rotator cuff ...

The number of privately insured adults in the United States prescribed opioid medications for cancer pain and for chronic non-cancer pain declined between 2012 and 2019, according to a new ...

Early initiation of physical therapy (PT) for U.S. patients with acute lower back pain (LBP) was associated with less health care resource use in the first month and the first year after the initial ...

A treatment that trains both the brain and the body has shown important effects on pain and disability, a new study has ...

Now a new review study has found acetaminophen is safe in older adults, but non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (ibuprofen) may be more effective for spine-related pain. Non-steroidal ...

Dysfunctional breathing patterns are associated with a high risk of musculoskeletal conditions, resulting in poor physical performance. Now, a study has found that among athletes across age groups, ...

A research team studies exosuits, a wearable mobile machine that allows for limb movement with increased strength and ...

The various manifestations of head and neck carcinomas rank sixth in frequency worldwide and are fatal for about half a million people every year. In a quarter of cases, head and neck squamous cell ...

The growth of human shoulders slows down just before birth and speeds up thereafter; this alleviates the problem of shoulder dystocia. Computed tomography was used to obtain cross-sectional ...

Researchers may have found an explanation in a new study that suggests that circuitry in the brain responsible for motivation and pleasure is impacted when someone experiences ...

Preoperative shear wave elastography (SWE) can play a complementary role with existing imaging as a prognostic marker for achieving successful rotator cuff repair, according to new ...

Researchers show models driving how respiratory droplets fell from a mannequin inside a water tunnel, which was inclined at different angles to mimic a person going up and down stairs. Using glass ...

Back pain affects many people at some point in their lives, and a common cause is damage to the squishy discs or flexible, rubbery tissues of the spine. However, observing this damage at an early ...

A study reveals a breakthrough tool to assess the effect of exoskeletons on injury risk. The tool, called Exo-LiFFT, is an interactive calculator that will help companies looking for ways to overcome ...

Researchers used a novel imaging technique and discovered a previously unknown fibrous architecture between the rotator cuff tendons and their bony attachments in the ...

The chair identifies sitting behavior associated with worsening low back pain, warning workers so they can get up and move around before the pain ...

As more people travel into space, experts expect more physicians will see patients with space travel-related ...

Physicians prescribed opioids more often to their white patients who complained of new-onset low back pain than to their Black, Asian and Hispanic patients during the early days of the national ...

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