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Yoga for Your Aching Back
Yoga may effectively ease chronic lower back pain, according to a new study.
Lots of Kids May Have Aching Backs
Lower back pain in school-aged children may be common, according to a new study.
Is Cryotherapy a Cool Trend After All?
Whole-body cryotherapy may not be so cool after all, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The Price of Complementary Health Approaches
Americans spent $30.2 billion on complementary health approaches in a year, according to a recent analysis.
Work It Out for Low Back Pain
Lower back pain is one of the most common health conditions worldwide. But a little exercise may be able to help.
This Rx Wasn't Much Help for Back Pain
One steroid thought to help some patients with back pain may not be all that helpful.
New Treatment for Chronic Back Pain Approved
Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the Senza spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system (Senza System) as an aid in the management of chronic intractable pain of the trunk and/or limbs, including pain associated with failed back surgery syndrome, low back pain and leg pain.
Surgery Vs. Physical Therapy for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
If you have lumbar spinal stenosis, you may eventually be faced with a decision about whether to have surgery. However, you might be just as well off with physical therapy.
9 Easy Stretches to Relieve Back Pain
Lengthening not only your back muscles but also some of the surrounding muscles — like your neck, hip, gluteus and hamstrings — could relieve some of your pain.
These Factors May Raise Your Back Pain Risk
Lower back pain can be irritating at best and debilitating at worse. For some, simple lifestyle changes may make a huge difference.