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Rest: A Treatment Option for Spondylolisthesis http://trib.al/oAn1uI4
Doctors no longer recommend extensive bed rest for back pain caused by spondylolisthesis. They may suggest 2 to 3 days of rest, and you may need to take a break from activities that make back pain worse.
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How Doctors of Chiropractic Manage Back and Neck Pain http://trib.al/LbJxhYS
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How to Have a Healthy Spine Surgery Recovery http://trib.al/7GF6d4r
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Cymbalta May Reduce Chronic Low Back Pain http://trib.al/ZW1DOu3
A 2010 study found that a daily dose of Cymbalta significantly reduced chronic low back pain, compared to a placebo. Read this article for an overview of the study and to learn more about how Cymbalta helps chronic pain patients.
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Sciatica Sidelines a College Athlete http://trib.al/JYFxn2Q
The patient is a 21-year-old female college varsity athlete who presents with a 4 month history of sciatica.
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Back Pain Exercise Video: Opposite Arm and Leg Extension http://trib.al/H9DwOFN
The opposite arm and leg extension is a great exercise for low back pain caused by a herniated disc. Learn how to do it in this video.
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FRAX® Tool Helps Determine Who’s at Risk for Bone Fractures http://trib.al/HYLbVm1
FRAX is bone assessment diagnostic tool. It looks at a person’s age, bone density, and other risk factors to estimate their chance of breaking a hip or other major bone in the next decade. It is of great value to patients with osteoporosis or
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CNS Depressants: Treatment for Anxiety and Sleep Disorders http://trib.al/gP7Kiix
CNS depressants are substances that are useful in the treatment of anxiety and sleep disorders.
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Low Back Pain Two Years Post Recurrent Disc Excision http://trib.al/HQfJGlu
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Headed for surgery? Music can be as effective as pain medication: www.practicalpainmanagement.com/patient/treatments/alternative/post-op-pain-music-powerful-pill
If you are having elective surgery, bring along your favorite tunes. New study shows listening to music after surgery can be as effective as medications for reducing post-op pain and anxiety.
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Monthly Oral Ibandronate Boosts Bone Mineral Density in the Lumbar Spine http://trib.al/Xl5PjOx
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Back Pain in an Adult with Cerebral Palsy http://trib.al/8XaUTLl
The patient is a 50 year-old female diagnosed with back and hip pain caused by lifting a heavy object. Symptoms continue to worsen in intensity and frequency. She has cerebral palsy.
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