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March 16, 2017

Lung cancer and shoulder pain: What’s the connection?

Learn how lung cancer may cause shoulder pain and other lung cancer symptoms. What are the common causes and treatments of shoulder pain?

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March 16, 2017

Is Fibromyalgia Real? Common Misconceptions About the Condition

Some people believe that fibromyalgia isn’t real or only affects women. Learn about these common myths as well as the causes and diagnosis of fibromyalgia.

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March 16, 2017

Fibromyalgia Flares: Warning Signs and Treatments

What is a fibromyalgia flare-up and what are the potential flare-up triggers?
Learn about the symptoms of fibromyalgia and tips for avoiding flare-ups.

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March 16, 2017

Fibromyalgia and Itching: Causes and Treatment

How does fibromyalgia relate to itching and is itching mentioned in the diagnosis criteria? What may cause the itching and which treatments will help?

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March 16, 2017

The weather’s not to blame for your aches and pains

New research from The George Institute for Global Health has revealed the weather plays no part in the symptoms associated with either back pain or osteoarthritis.

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March 16, 2017

Trolleys scientifically proven to be more beneficial than backpacks for the back of the children

Researchers at the University of Granada warn that 23 percent of the girls carry in their backpack or trolley a load over 20 percent of their body weight, well above what is…

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March 16, 2017

Is back pain killing us?

The 600,000 older Australians who suffer from back pain have a 13 per cent increased risk of dying from any cause, University of Sydney research has found.

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March 16, 2017

Placebo and valium are equally effective for acute lower back pain in the ER

Emergency patients treated with naproxen and placebo had outcomes as good as or better than patients treated with naproxen and diazepam (trade name Valium) for acute lower back pain, according to…

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March 16, 2017

New clinical guideline issued for treating low back pain

The American College of Physicians have just issued their clinical practice guideline for the noninvasive treatment of nonradicular low back pain.

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March 16, 2017

Specialized physical therapy helps teens with scoliosis get ahead of the curve

For teens with scoliosis, a new study shows specialized physical therapy exercises can improve the curve of the spine, muscle endurance and quality of life, as researchers advocate for conservative…

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