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Self-assessing back pain by app is just as effective as traditional methods

Patients can assess their own back pain using an app on their phone or tablet as effectively as current paper methods, a study from the University of Warwick has shown.

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The back pain drugs don’t work

Commonly used non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen, used to treat back pain provide little benefit, but cause side effects, according to new research from The George Institute for Global

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Part 2: The Genetics of metabolic bone diseases which influence back pain

Part 2: The Genetics of metabolic bone diseases which influence back pain Osteoporotic vertebral fractures Vertebral insufficiency fractures are a major cause of chronic low back pain. In the year

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Genetic roots of adolescent scoliosis discovered

Genetic roots of adolescent scoliosis discovered Scientists in Japan have identified a gene that is linked to susceptibility to adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, which affects tens of millions of children worldwide

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The role of genetics in the causes and perception of back pain

The role of genetics in the causes and perception of back pain In the first of a three-part review of the role of genetics in the causes and perception of

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Part 2: The Genetics of metabolic bone diseases which influence back pain

Part 2: The Genetics of metabolic bone diseases which influence back pain Osteoporotic vertebral fractures Vertebral insufficiency fractures are a major cause of chronic low back pain. In the year