with Here, pharmacist Anshu Bhimbat talks about back pain
, a condition that millions of adults in the UK experience each year.
For those with back pain
, perhaps a strained muscle or trapped nerve, over-the-counter painkillers or gels combined with a drug-free treatment such as a TENS machine or hot and cold compression packs are often the best treatment.
A GROUNDBREAKING and minimally invasive treatment can give long-term relief from crippling back pain
, studies suggest.
Major extremity amputation has a well-documented association with persistent back pain
, with rates of chronic low back pain
in patients with major extremity amputation reported in the range of 35% to 80%.
Low back pain
is one of the most common musculoskeletal conditions worldwide, with a lifetime prevalence of 84.
Millions of Americans who suffer from lower back pain
often resort to physical therapy to help alleviate their discomfort.
Many articles have been written that discuss low back pain
Retired teacher Susan Moore (aged 54) has suffered from agonising back pain
for more than 20 years.
One of the most common of these misconceptions is that back pain
in adolescents is caused by their carrying a heavy backpack.
More medical care is not necessarily better when treating low back pain
, according to physician Richard Deyo in his book Watch Your Back
ONE in four people with debilitating back pain
in Wales say they do not have a formal diagnosis for their back pain
symptoms and do not understand how to treat it.
AMSTERDAM -- Data from a longitudinal study reported at the World Congress on Osteoarthritis show that weight gain in young women is an independent predictor of future low back pain