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Ozone Injections Relieve Pain of Herniated Discs

A non-surgical, radiologically guided injection of oxygen and ozone into bulging or herniated discs results in just as much pain relief and restoration of function as back surgery but with fewer complications and shorter recovery time, two recent studies revealed. Click here for more information on back pain.

Chiropractic Stress Management May Boost Overall Health

When the wear and tear of life start to "get on our nerves," it's exactly our nerves that may be getting impacted. Stress bears down on the nervous system, and that in turn can create problems with headaches, backache, neck pain, fatigue or digestive difficulties.

Chiropractic Stress Management May Boost Overall Health

When the wear and tear of life start to "get on our nerves," it's exactly our nerves that may be getting impacted. Stress bears down on the nervous system, and that in turn can create problems with headaches, backache, neck pain, fatigue or digestive difficulties. Click here for more information on back pain.

As Back-Pain Spending Rises, Results Worsen

Eight years have seen a huge increase in spending on back-pain problems in America. Ironically, however, the proportion of Americans suffering from spine problems has actually increased, too, according to a recent study. Click here for more information on back pain.

Seatbelt Plus Airbag Use Reduces Spine Fractures

When seatbelts and airbags are used together, victims of motor-vehicle accidents suffer spine fractures at a 33 percent lower rate than those using neither device, a recent study has shown. And use of the two restraints in combination cuts the risk of suffering severe spine fracture by 59 percent. Click here for more information on back pain.

Back-Pain Scans Don't Help, May Hurt

By and large, the X-rays and imaging scans for back pain that doctors so frequently order fail to improve - and may even deter-patients' healing, a recent study has showed. Click here for more information on back pain.

Back-Pain Scans Don't Help, May Hurt

By and large, the X-rays and imaging scans for back pain that doctors so frequently order fail to improve - and may even deter - patients' healing, a recent study has showed. Click here for more information on back pain.

Doctors Cautiously Endorse Cerebrospinal-Fluid Pain Therapy

Injecting painkillers into the thin layer of fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord can be effective in relieving pain and restoring function, but there are many risks associated with the procedure, which should be used only as a last resort, specialists said. Click here for more information on back pain.

MRI Excellent in Investigating Back Pain

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is becoming more and more useful to doctors in identifying the multiple possible causes of back pain, according to a recent evaluation of the technology from an orthopedic perspective. Click here for more information on back pain.

Long, Skinny Muscle Found Crucial to Healthy Spine

A pencil-thin, roughly 2-foot-long muscle running from the base to the top of the spine is composed of a novel "scaffolding" of fibers that strengthen and support the back, a recent research study has shown. Click here for more information on back pain.

Surgery Likely Better Than Exercise for Back Pain

The results of a four-year study on severe back pain show that spine surgery produces more and faster pain relief and greater improvement in function than exercise, physical therapy and analgesic drugs.Click here for more information on back pain.

Surgery Likely Better Than Exercise for Back Pain

The results of a four-year study on severe back pain show that spine surgery produces more and faster pain relief and greater improvement in function than exercise, physical therapy and analgesic drugs. Click here for more information on back pain.