Preventing Chronic Lower Back Pain

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In an article that appeared in the Sundays Zaman, Dr. Kadriye Öneş, from the Istanbul Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Teaching and Research Hospital, says: “People need to prevent this sort of pain from becoming chronic. Treating chronic lower back pain is actually more difficult and quite different from treating acute lower back pain.” Lower back […]

Exercise to Help Back Pain

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In a feature on back pain in Irish Health, it was suggested that people who develop lower back pain should exercise and return to their usual activities in order to lower their risk of future pain and disability, according to the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP). According to the society, lower back pain is […]

Kinesiology Tape for Back Pain Relief?

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An article appearing in the LA Times “The Healthy Skeptic” questioned the effectiveness of kinesiology tapes for the treatment of pain. Kerri Walsh flashed black stripes at the 2008 Olympics, and now sales of rolls are rising. So far there’s no clear evidence of anything other than a placebo effect. If you see professional athletes […]

Back Pain from Sedentary Lifestyle?

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In an article that in The Peninsular (DOHA), it was reported that sedentary lifestyle is leading to an increasing incidence of lower back pain, according to experts. Marking the World Health Day on 7th April, Al Ahli Hospital held an exhibition and a Public Interaction Programme in the evening focusing on lower back pain. Some […]

LumbaCurve Back Pain Therapy

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Lower back pain is one of the highest causes of workplace absenteeism. Lower back pain or sciatica, as it is sometimes known will usually entail visit to the GP often resulting in the prescription of chemical painkillers and (until recently) rest. Continued discomfort, and further visits to the GP, may lead to a referral to […]