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Lower back pain and surgery

A literature review, led by Dr. Joseph Lee, published in the June 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) suggests that a herniated disk is one of the most frequent causes of low ...

Jun 28, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 0

Low Back Pain Is No Reason to Stay in Bed

For much of the 20th century, “rest”— which generally meant a few days to a week in bed — was the standard prescription for acute low-back pain. In recent decades, however, doctors started counseling patients to stay ...

Jun 16, 2010 5 / 5 (2) 0

Exercise therapy for low back pain

Low back pain (or lumbago) is a common ailment often triggered by something as simple as lifting a suitcase. What is the best way to remedy the situation? An exercise machine designed specifically for back muscles could be ...

Apr 19, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 0