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Doctor: Back pain can be linked to emotional stress

Last updated: 06/18/2019

Dr. Matt McClanahan believes the pain you feel in your back may all be in your head. But that doesn't make it any less real. "It's in the nervous system, which does reside in...

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Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy May Not Enhance Biobehavioral Therapy in Chronic Low Back Pain - Clinical Pain Advisor

Last updated: 06/17/2019

Orthopedic manual physical therapy, when combined with biobehavioral therapy, may not provide additional benefits to patients with chronic low back pain, according to a study...

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Questionable Timing: Sleep and SCI - Spinal Cord Injury BC

Last updated: 06/17/2019

0 Scientists have found evidence that SCI disrupts the body’s internal clock. Dr. Andrew Gaudet, a University of Texas at Austin researcher and former ICORD investigator, is...

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Early Clinical Outcome of Lumbar Spinal Fixation With Cortical Bone Trajectory Pedicle Screws in Patients With Osteoporosis With Degenerative Disease

Last updated: 06/17/2019

Lumbar degenerative disease (LDD), including degenerative spondylolisthesis, spinal stenosis, and lumbar disk herniation, has been reported at an increased rate in patients with...

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Neck Size: Measurement Chart and Health Information

Last updated: 06/17/2019

Most adult male neck sizes range between 14 - 19 inches (35.5 - 48.3 cm), with the average neck circumference being around 15 inches. Like excess stomach fat, having a larger...

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CU study finds spinal injuries alter internal body clocks

Last updated: 06/17/2019

Spinal injuries can do more than affect mobility, they also can alter internal body clocks, a University of Colorado research study published in the Dec. 3 ENeuro journal...

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Pancreatic Cancer Volunteer, Advocate Shares How He Raises Awareness – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Last updated: 06/17/2019

Editor’s note: Todd Cohen, a longtime volunteer leader for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN), currently serves as the November Awareness Chair for the New Jersey...

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An mHealth App for Self-Management of Chronic Lower Back Pain (Limbr): Pilot Study

Last updated: 06/17/2019

This is a pilot study by Selter A et al which was recently published in the Journal of International Medical Research, investigating the use of a mobile app (Limbr) for the...

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Big Data, Biologics and Failure Rates Among Significant Interests for Surgeon

Last updated: 06/17/2019

Adolph J. Yates Jr. is a graduate of Harvard College and completed his M.D., internship and residency at Johns Hopkins. He is an Associate Professor and the Vice Chairman for...

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Osteoarthritis: New compound may stop the disease

Last updated: 06/17/2019

Osteoarthritis is a progressive condition that affects the bones and cartilage within the joints. Although it occurs most often in the hands, hips, and knees, osteoarthritis...

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