Backache News

Date Posted
Article Title
11/20/2005
Give Back Strain a Holiday

Tips on staying injury-free from now till New Year's

11/4/2005
Health Tip: Stretch Your Back

It's a great way to avoid injury

10/15/2005
Expert Tips Make Raking Up Safer

It's a prime cause of back injury

8/29/2005
Back-To-School Backpack Basics

Experts tell parents to teach children proper backpack use

8/13/2005
School Backpacks Can Be a Real Pain

Expert offers tips on sparing kids' spines

8/3/2005
Health Tip: Keep Good Posture

It can help prevent back problems

7/13/2005
For Many, Work is a Real Pain

Three out of 10 employees suffer on-the-job discomfort, survey finds

6/13/2005
Health Tip: A Pain in the Back

Some suggestions to help it heal

6/9/2005
Obesity's Strain Causing More Back Pain

Cases of weight-linked spinal trouble are soaring, survey finds

5/24/2005
Rehab Equals Surgery for Low Back Pain

Spinal fusion's small benefit not worth expense, risks, study finds

5/4/2005
A Card That Can Ease Mom's Pain

Physical therapists add something extra to Mother's Day greetings

4/18/2005
Deep Brain Technique Eases Chronic Pain

Long-term success of 80 percent against tough-to-treat back trouble, study finds

4/18/2005
Weight, Smoking Affect Back Pain Surgery Success

Patients in injury-linked litigation also had poorer outcomes, study finds

4/15/2005
'Slow' Physical Therapy Fights Tough Back Pain

Long-known method proves effective in new trial

3/24/2005
Health Tip: Backpack Injuries

Is your child at risk?

3/11/2005
Health Tip: Protect Your Back

Start with good posture

3/7/2005
Health Tip: Back and Leg Pain?

It may be muscular

2/11/2005
Many Overrate Pre-Surgery Back Pain

Poor recall means spinal surgeries might not be as effective as thought

1/31/2005
New Clues for Sciatica Pain Relief

Pinched nerve, not damaged disc, underlies some sciatica

12/11/2004
Shovel Snow Safely

Experts list precautions you can take before you tackle this winter chore

12/9/2004
Black Workers Compensated Less for Back Injuries

Total settlements about half of what whites receive

11/26/2004
Shopping-Related Injuries a Real Pain

Check out these safety tips before checking out holiday purchases

11/22/2004
Chronic Back Pain Shrinks Brain

It can reduce gray matter by 11 percent in one year, researchers say

10/27/2004
Artificial Spinal Disc Approved

To help ease lower back pain

9/24/2004
To Beat Back Pain, Get Moving

Physical therapy no more effective than staying active, study finds

8/29/2004
Beating Backpack Back Pain

Experts offer safety tips for kids returning to school

8/19/2004
Back Pain Shows Gender Gap

Men and women report different causes of muscle spasms along spine

8/13/2004
Health Tip: Suffering Sciatica

Pain radiates from your lower back down your leg

8/7/2004
Balancing That Backpack

Show kids how to use them properly before they head off to school

7/28/2004
Women More Prone to Back Pain

Study also finds susceptibility to carpal tunnel syndronme

6/2/2004
Blacks, Latinos Miss Out on Drugs for Back Pain

Whites and women prescribed more pills, research says

5/13/2004
4/16/2004
Not All Back Pain Treated the Same

Opioids used more in the South and for less educated, low-income patients

4/11/2004
Warm Up Before Spring Tee Offs

Your golf game, and your back, will thank you

4/8/2004
Nursing a Slipped Disc

Bed rest is best

3/27/2004
Dig Gardening? Watch Your Back!

Bending over while weeding and planting can strain your spine

3/6/2004
The Aches and Pains of Weather

There's no evidence linking back pain to humidity and barometric pressure, but there are theories

1/27/2004
Saving the Spine

Study examines new artificial disc for degenerative disease

1/19/2004
Exercise Beats Rest for Back Pain

Study finds injured employees miss fewer days of work

1/2/2004
Back Pain Takes Big Toll on U.S. Health Dollar

Total medical costs likely top $100 billion a year

12/26/2003
Good Posture Can Prevent Back Strain

Sit and stand correctly

12/1/2003
Kids Can Suffer From Disc Degeneration, Too

Conventional wisdom has held that back problems occurred after puberty

11/28/2003
Don't Shop Till You Drop

Protect your back and feet when you hike for holiday bargains

11/13/2003
Study Is Hard on Hard Mattresses

Finds 'medium-firm' ones better for people with back pain

9/28/2003
Raking Leaves Without Back Pain

No need for one to cause the other

9/21/2003
The Pressures of Back Pain

Despite reports, there's not a real link to weather changes, but . . .

9/16/2003
A Pain in the Back

Some suggestions to help it heal

9/12/2003
Do Back Belts Work?

Government agency says evidence lacking

9/6/2003
Plant Bulbs Without Back Pain

Stretch beforehand and vary chores in the garden

8/28/2003
Take a Load Off Your Kids

How to choose the right backpack