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Physiotherapy for Back pain as effective as surgery, less risky.

Physical therapy as good as surgery and less risky for one type of lower back pain Posted April 09, 2015, 2:30 pm Howard LeWine, M.D., Chief Medical Editor Internet Publishing, Harvard Health Publications Physical therapy as good as surgery…
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Acetaminophen no benefit for Back Pain

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/acetaminophen-for-back-pain-brings-no-benefit-review-concludes-1.3017582 The commonly-prescribed drug acetaminophen or tylenol does nothing to help low back pain, and may affect the liver when used regularly,…
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Chronic Back Pain: Why me?

Chronic back pain Pain can be unbearable at times.  Pain, as you know, can affect you both physically, mentally, as well as emotionally due to its debilitating and degenerative effects. There are, unfortunately, many different causes that may…
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Forward Head Posture related to Neck and Back Pain

As we can see, the head is leaning forward and putting extra strain on the person’s neck and shoulders, increase the risk factor to their health. In fact, for every inch your head leans forward, it gains a massive ten pounds in weight that…
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Back Pain and Golfing

  If you’re shouting “Aaargh!” during your golf game instead of “Fore!” you might be experiencing golf-related lower back pain. It’s not only affecting your game, but hurting your mobility and your comfort level both on and…
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Problems caused by Bad Posture

Here are some common posture mistakes most people make. Learn how to fix some of these postures so they don’t cause chronic pain. 1. Pelvis Forward Also known as lordosis, people who stand this way may be doing so in an attempt to relieve…
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Low back Joint Manipulation…thoughts on research

My personal opinion is that we should always put patient safety first, I do not want to do any treatment that can cause long term problems. The safety of lumbopelvic manipulation is clear to see- there are few risks to manipulation of the lumbar…
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Upper Back and Neck Pain

Upper back and neck pain   Firstly, I want to be clear as to the type of problem we are talking about. This is an aching pain and muscular tension in the upper back and neck which is not due to a specific injury. It is most common in office…