Wednesday, 30 April 2014 | Admin
Surgeons are injecting the spine with fat from patient’s stomachs in ‘promising’ new treatment for chronic back pain. The fat stored around the abdomen is rich in stem cells, which have the ability to develop into different types of tissue, and the theory is that injecting them into the spine will help “repair” the discs. One of the biggest problems seen by chiropractors is degenerative disc disease.
Saturday, 29 March 2014 | Admin
It is important that you follow up with regular sessions to ensure the back pain is kept under control. Living a life without back pain is possible with the help of your chiropractor.
Friday, 21 March 2014 | Admin
Lumbago is just an old term used to describe pain in the lower back Lumbago is another term for low back pain a condition experienced by up to 80% of people in the industrialised Western world at some point in their lives.
Monday, 10 March 2014 | Admin
A simple technique could help differentiate patients with different causes of back pain. Test commonly used by chiropractors in their offices are seen to be valuable aids to diagnosis. Researchers have devised bedside tests that distinguish between neuropathic pain (nerve damage) and other causes of pain. It said the tests are better than existing tests for neuropathic pain. The different causes of pain have different treatments and the researchers say, “if a diagnosis is wrong, patients may receive treatment,
Thursday, 27 February 2014 | Admin
CHIROPRACTORS and GPs should take a team approach to treating their patients to optimise treatment, according to experts.
Monday, 27 January 2014 | Admin
"Shoes with curved unstable soles are no better than traditional trainers for reducing low back pain," BBC News reports
Monday, 18 November 2013 | Admin
When back pain is a sign of serious illness. Infections, bladder problems, even cancer – those aches and twinges in your back could be trying to tell you something Sometimes organs send pain signals to other body parts – notably the back.
Monday, 28 October 2013 | Admin
Back pain sufferers often left disappointed when all the get is signed off work and given some painkillers. To only concentrate on pain reduction does not treat the cause of back pain. So who should you see if you have back pain.
Sunday, 27 October 2013 | Admin
It is a well documented fact that the run up to Christmas sees the inevitable onset of physical and emotional stress manifesting in head, neck and back pain. It is not just the anxiety of competition for parking spaces and goods on the shelves, but also the physical stress of prolonged carrying and queuing with heavy and awkwardly shaped packages.
Saturday, 26 October 2013 | Admin
Humans are the most successful primates on the planet, but our bodies wouldn’t win many awards for good design. That was the consensus of a panel of anthropologists who described in often-painful detail using props and examples from the fossil record, the scientists showed how the very adaptations that have made humans so successful, such as upright walking and our big, complex brains, have been the result of constant remodeling of an ancient ape body plan that was originally used for life in the trees. “This anatomy isn’t what you’d design from scratch,” said anthropologist Jeremy DeSilva of Boston University. “Evolution works with duct tape and paper clips.”