Nearly 20 percent of people who underwent low back fusion surgery developed post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms associated with that surgery, according to a recent Oregon Health & Science University study published in ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Children and adolescents given intravenously (IV)-administered acetaminophen after major spine surgery have significantly less postoperative pain, compared with those given placebo, but administration ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—As students of all ages load up their backpacks for the school year, they may be on their way to creating bad posture habits and increasing their risk for pain.
Health Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A new patient decision instrument meets the criteria of acceptability, reliability, and validity, and improves the quality of patient decision-making for treatment of a herniated disc, according ...
Other Aug 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Workers on medical leave because of lower back pain are more likely to return to work if they receive reassurance and medical advice on how to stay active, according to a new study.
Health Aug 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In the United States and Europe, osteoporosis is considered primarily a "woman's disease" and men are rarely evaluated for the condition, which causes bones to become weak and brittle, and increases the risk ...
Medical research Jul 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay) -- Preoperative cyanoacrylate sealant (InteguSeal) application does not reduce the risk of surgical site infection for patients undergoing scoliosis surgery, according to a study published online ...
Surgery Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- For patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS), subjective measures of pain and disability have limited ability to predict real-life ambulatory performance, according to a study published in ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have isolated a new type of energy-burning fat cell in adult humans which they say may have therapeutic potential for treating obesity.
Medical research Jul 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- In patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain (LBP), impaired fasting glucose tolerance, greater pain-related disability, higher body mass index, and lower quality of life (QoL) at baseline ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New research has shed light on the high risk of fractures, falls, and osteoporosis among epilepsy patients using antiepileptic drugs with most patients unaware of the risks associated with taking the drugs.
Neuroscience Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Recovery of the lumbar intervertebral discs following a 60-day period of bed rest is a lengthy process, with recovery incomplete at two years, according to a study published in the June 15 issue ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 22, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
In between the vertebrae of the human spine are 23 Oreo-sized, cartilage-filled discs that hold the vertebrae together and allow for spine movement.
Surgery Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The effectiveness of spinal manipulation divides medical opinion. On BMJ today, experts debate whether spinal manipulation for neck pain should be abandoned.
Other Jun 07, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Morbid obesity increases the risk of multiple complications in spinal fusion surgery, particularly in patients undergoing anterior cervical or posterior lumbar procedures, according to research ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0