News tagged with lower back pain

Paracetamol no better than placebo for lower back pain

Paracetamol is no better than placebo at speeding recovery from acute episodes of lower back pain or improving pain levels, function, sleep, or quality of life, according to the first large randomised trial to compare the ...

8 hours ago
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Back pain the norm for young Perth rowers

Rowers as young as 14 in WA high schools are developing chronic lower back pain because of poor posture and technique that puts too much strain on their back, research suggests.

Nov 04, 2013
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Physicians' malpractice concerns predict more testing

(HealthDay)—Physicians' concerns about malpractice risk predict more aggressive diagnostic testing practices in office-based care, according to a study published in the August issue of Health Affairs.

Aug 10, 2013
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