Backache News

Date Posted
Article Title
6/1/2003
Back Pain? Join the Crowd

Low back pain second only to the cold as work absence factor

5/21/2003
Backpacks Getting Bad Rap

Study finds they're not the culprit in children's back pain

4/9/2003
Gardening and Your Back

Change hands frequently when you rake the lawn

4/7/2003
Better Backs

Guidelines for lifting heavy objects

4/5/2003
Yard Work Shouldn't Be a Pain

How to keep your back healthy as you beautify your garden

3/24/2003
Botox Offers New Wrinkle for Treatment

New studies show it relieves lower back pain, even sciatica

3/14/2003
Whiplash Pain Has Staying Power

Study finds it lasts longer than the agony of ankle injuries

3/2/2003
Lower Back Pain a Familiar Ache

More than one-third of Americans suffer from it, a new survey shows

2/25/2003
Back Care for Travelers

Stretch regularly when you travel long distances

2/23/2003
Can Rain Bring Pain?

Does barometric pressure hold sway over backaches and headaches?

2/18/2003
Prevent Golf-Related Back Pain

Tips before you tee off

1/19/2003
Lift With Care

Protect your back while lugging all the luggage around the airport

1/6/2003
Sore Backs at Back of Pack in Backpack Injuries

Study: Kids likelier to get hurt falling over them

12/23/2002
Back Breaking

How to prevent back injuries

12/19/2002
Parents Ignore Heft and Contents of Kids' Backpacks

Study: They weigh students down, and grownups are unaware

10/28/2002
Back Pain Could Be From the Brain

Sufferers may process pain differently than most people

10/18/2002
Don't Blame Your Back Pain on Your 18-Wheeler

Long hours on the road don't permanently harm your back, study says

8/29/2002
Getting It Off Your Chest

Breast reduction is a medical, not cosmetic, procedure, doctors say

8/28/2002
Don't Let Back Pain Paralyze You

Confronting fear of movement critical to recovery, experts say

8/16/2002
Epidurals Don't Cause Long-Term Back Pain

Study debunks fears of many women facing childbirth

8/8/2002
Minimizing the Pain of 'Back to School'

Backpacks can cause injuries; here are some safety tips

7/31/2002
Straighten Up

Watching your posture can help avoid back pain

6/30/2002
Forget the Forklift: Desk Work is Risky Business

Women and older people at higher risk for repetitive stress injuries

5/28/2002
It Pains Us to Tell You This

Bed rest can cause back pain

5/6/2002
Does Your Back Hurt?

Exercising probably won't help

3/18/2002
Paper or Plastic?

Which grocery bag is better for you

3/2/2002
Beginning to Battle Back Pain

Opinions vary on where to go for help

3/1/2002
No Need to Endure Chronic Pain

Experts say new treatments offer respite from daily suffering

2/22/2002
Exercise Puts Back Pain on the Run

But the program must be tailored for each patient

2/12/2002
Artificial Disc Could Be Future of Back Surgery

Implants seem to help patients in early trials

1/2/2002
Babying Your Back Can be a Bad Idea

Taking it easy can increase stress on spine, study says

11/26/2001
Needling Away at Lower Back Pain

Study finds acupuncture an effective treatment

9/28/2001
Shake, Rattle and Roll

Rally car drivers at high risk for extreme vibration injuries

9/21/2001
Back on Top

Tips to help protect your back

9/16/2001
School Backpacks Can Be Painful Burden

Experts offer suggestions to avoid the strain

8/1/2001
Giving Nurses a Lift

Japanese mechanical device helps caregivers hoist patients

7/27/2001
Back Up!

Straightening your posture really does make a difference in muscle strength

6/11/2001
The Achy-Breaky Art

How to protect your back during the daily office grind

6/8/2001
Watch Your Back

Back belts don't help with heavy lifting

5/25/2001
Pre-Labor Pains

Pregnancy can cause back aches

5/17/2001
And the Point Is … ?

Acupuncture therapies vary, and that's OK, says study

5/5/2001
Straighten Up Now

Backpacks, computers pose risks for kids' posture