Korean researchers have published data regarding the impact of spine disorders as one of the most frequently experienced musculoskeletal disease for flight attendants, and it accounts for 52 percent of work injuries among flight attendants. In particular, flight attendants working international flights for more than 6 hours have a higher chance of experiencing back

Taking prescription painkillers to ease chronic conditions, like an achy back or headache, is not worth the risk, the American Academy of Neurology recommended in a recent official announcement. These drugs, including Vicodin, OxyContin, and Percocet, are often prescribed for people being treated for cancer or following surgery or an injury. They’re very effective in

Integrity Life Sciences announced today that it will be releasing new clinical data from retrospective clinical trials conducted at an integrative orthopedic care facility. The compiled data collection efforts are the first with a combined data profile of patients having successfully completing either lumbar or cervical treatments for non-surgical spinal decompression. Select patient outcomes are

Efficacy and safety of paracetamol for spinal pain and osteoarthritis: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized placebo controlled trials. Gustavo C Machado, Chris g Maher, Paulo H Ferreira, Marina B Pinheiro, Chung-Wei Christine Lin, Richard O Day, Andrew j McLachlan, Manuela L Ferreira British Journal of Medicine 2015; 350:h1225 doi:10.1136   Researchers have found that paracetamol

The research forms part of an investigation into the causes of chronic pain. Unlike normal, or “acute” pain – the sensation triggered by the nervous system to alert the body to possible injury – chronic pain is persistent, with pain signals continuing to fire in the nervous system for weeks, months or years. The new

According to April issue of The Spine Journal, the implementation of a brief psychosocial education program (PSEP) achieves only modest savings in low back pain (LBP)-related health care costs.   The research was titled-   “Prevention of low back pain in the military cluster randomized trial: effects of brief psychosocial education on total and low

Lower Back Pain Cause of Most Disability

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Lower back pain has emerged as the biggest cause of global disability in a study based on data of ill health and disability arising from all health conditions in 187 countries. The study originally appeared in the journal Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. Lower back pain has emerged as the biggest cause of global disability in a

TAMPA, FL, USA, JUNE 23RD, 2014: Integrity Life Sciences, LLC announced it entered into an official global licensing agreement that grants Integrity the use of all of the technology, products, US Patent and Trademark Office’s assignments, logos and other forms of intellectual property that were created by Axiom Worldwide, INC. The previously arranged agreement specifically includes the

Back pain sufferers will find it more challenging to treat their chronic pain pharmacologically, as the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency has recently published its final rule that places a more-restrictive classification on hydrocodone combination products, or HCPs.  A 2011 market research report indicates that more than 1.5 billion people worldwide suffer from chronic pain1, and