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  • Back pain and unhealthy behavior go hand in hand: Study

    Washington D.C: A new study indicates that adolescents who experience back pain more frequently are also more likely to smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol, and report problems like anxiety and depression.

  • Tiger Woods says he is getting ‘professional help’

    Miami, Tiger Woods, arrested three weeks ago for impaired driving, said today he is receiving “professional help” to manage his medications and help cope with back pain and a sleep disorder.

  • Surgery for back pain can boost sex life: study

    New York : For people with chronic back pain, surgery is more effective in reducing pain that interferes with sexual activity, compared to non-surgical treatment, says a study, according to IANS.      “Sex life is a relevant consideration for the majority of patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis and spinal stenosis,” said one of the researchers Shane Burch from the University of California-San Francisco, US.

  • Pregnancy

    Moderate resistance exercise good during pregnancy

    London: Contrary to popular perception, moderate resistance exercise can relieve symptoms related to pregnancy such as back pain, fatigue, headache and nausea, among others, and improve sense of control, says a new study.

  • Sit straight to keep active for long

    New Delhi: Have you been feeling persistent or recurrent pain in the lower back of late? You are not alone. Lower back pain affects one out of 10 people worldwide, causes more disability around the world than any other condition and accounts for a third of all work-related disability, according to a study. Though the reasons could be varied, one of the important contributing factors behind the nagging back pain is the incorrect

  • Back pain sufferers may have chimp-like vertebrae

    London : People who suffer from back pain may have vertebrae more like those of chimpanzees than of healthy humans, a new study suggests, reports PTI.

  • Don’t curse weather for low back pain

    Sydney : Sudden, acute episodes of low back pain are not linked to weather conditions such as temperature, humidity, air pressure or wind direction, new research shows, says IANS.