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How Stress Saps Your Health
Everybody has experienced stress in one form or another, yet many don’t fully understand the dramatic effects stress can have on their health.
Few Spine Surgeons Used Psych Screening Before Surgery
Mental health issues may play a role in disabling back pain that can require surgery, and experts recommend mental health screening before spinal surgery. But it seems some surgeons may have missed this recommendation.
Low Back Pain Causes Disability Around the World
Is that constant pain in your lower back affecting your day-to-day life? You aren't alone.
New Implant Eased Pain from Spinal Fractures
Spinal fractures can cause constant pain. In addition to pain pills, there may be other ways to ease the discomfort.
Length of Massage Matters for Neck Pain Relief
People who have lasting neck pain could get some relief by making the right phone call, which might be to a licensed massage therapist.
Patients Happy with Less Invasive Back Surgery
Back surgery might not have to be a major surgery for some patients. A different technique may produce good long-lasting results.
New Pain Rx Sparking Controversy
A new pain medication recently became a controversial topic. While some say the medication will offer a new option to people in pain, others are concerned about potential dangers.
Post-Op Pain Common After Heart Surgery
We expect surgery to help heal a painful condition, but sometimes the procedure can lead to a new type of pain. Researchers behind a new study explored post-op pain after heart surgery.
Chronic Pain Patients Face Unique Issues Staying on Medication
People with chronic pain often have to follow strict medication regimens. Misreporting medication usage is more common and dangerous than people might think.
A Good Night's Sleep to Fend Off Pain
Persistent pain that affects multiple parts of the body can be common among older adults. And for some, sleep habits may play a role in this widespread pain.