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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.
Back Pain and Testing: Getting the Whole Picture
Tests that let doctors look for clues inside the body may help solve medical conditions that cause back pain and other symptoms. However, balancing risks, benefits and costs for each procedure is the key to getting the best medical care.
Insomnia Associated With Increased Back Pain
Insomnia doesn't just affect patients at night — they often feel tired and less focused during the day, too. But patients may also experience back pain as a result of their sleepless nights.
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.
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.