More About Back Pain

Antibiotics May Relieve Low Back Pain for Some Patients

Antibiotic treatment may bring relief to certain patients who have chronic low back pain, according to a Danish study. Arthritis Today magazine. Read More >>

Study Finds More Exercise Equals More Back Pain Relief

A new study suggests that exercising for four days each week can siginficantly reduce back pain. By Arthritis Today Magazine. Read More >>

Back Pain Guidelines Often Not Followed

Conservative treatments may be best for aching backs. Arthritis Today magazine. Read More >>

Disc Replacement Rivals Spinal Fusion

For degenerative disc disease, two surgical options – disc replacement and spinal fusion – yield similar results, according to a new study. Arthritis Today magazine. Read More >>

Researchers Say Lifting Isn't Bad for the Back

A new study suggests that regularly lifting moderate loads may be good for the back. Researchers studied identical twins and discovered that the one that carried more weight had more bone density in their spine and less disc degeneration than their lighter-weight sibling. By Arthritis Today Magazine Read More >>

Tai Chi Shown to Ease Back Pain

New research shows that tai chi can be effective for managing the persistent low-back pain that many people experience. Arthritis Today magazine. Read More >>

Studies Raise Doubts About the Benefits of Vertebroplasty

Two studies published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine suggest that vertebroplasty, where bone cement is injected into broken vertebrae, offers no benefit over a dummy injection. By Arthritis Today Magazine. Read More >>

Is Your Back Pain Caused By OA?

Get the facts about osteoarthritis of the spine and why it is more common than you think from Arthritis Today Magazine. Read More >>

Help for Back Pain

Struggling with back pain? Here are 15 amazing suggestions from Arthritis Today to find back pain relief whether your back pain is recent or you’ve been suffering for years. Read More >>

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