Back & Spine Pain Feature Archive

Acupuncture and Pharmacotherapy: A Dual Approach to Spinal Injury Pain

Acupuncture and Pharmacotherapy: A Dual Approach to Spinal Injury Pain

Acupuncture and pharmacotherapy may have synergistic effects on neuropathic pain.

In Assessing Back Pain, Focus on the Patient

In Assessing Back Pain, Focus on the Patient

Taking a patient-centered approach paves the way to finding out the underlying cause of back pain.

Podcast: Overview Of Low Back Pain

Podcast: Overview Of Low Back Pain

Low back pain is one of the most common pain syndromes. In fact, about 69% of adults in the United States will have low back pain at some point in their lifetime.

Psychological Mediators of Disability in Back and Neck Pain

Psychological Mediators of Disability in Back and Neck Pain

Certain stressors are more likely to increase the risk of pain.

Maintaining Blood Pressure During Spinal Anesthetic for Cesarean Delivery Essential

Maintaining Blood Pressure During Spinal Anesthetic for Cesarean Delivery Essential

In the case of the pregnant woman, maintaining the perfusion to the placenta is important.

Research Urged on Genetics and Back Pain

Research Urged on Genetics and Back Pain

The investigators found that genetics and early environment may link obesity and low back pain. However, a direct link between these conditions appears to be weak and requires further investigation.

Abaloparatide Linked With Lower Fracture Risk

Abaloparatide Linked With Lower Fracture Risk

Abaloparatide-SC, an injectable drug being studied for osteoporosis, may reduce the rate of new spinal fractures by 86%.

Low Back Pain Treatment Options for Primary Care

Low Back Pain Treatment Options for Primary Care

The American College of Physicians (ACP) recommend self-care for patients with persistent, mild low back pain and no functional impairment.

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