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It is time to stop causing harm with inappropriate imaging for lower back pain

Posted on 16 November, 2016 at 21:50 Comments comments (0)

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Research update about MRI findings for disc problem and its association with low back pain

Posted on 3 April, 2015 at 7:00 Comments comments (0)

Low back pain (LBP) is a very common but largely self-limiting condition. The problem arises however, when LBP disorders do not resolve beyond normal expected tissue healing time and become chronic. Eighty five percent of chronic low back pain (CLBP) disorders have no known diagnosis leading to a classification of ‘non-specific CLBP’ that leaves a diagnostic and management vacuum. Even when a specific radiological diagnosis such as disc bulges, disc protrusion or a ‘slipped ...

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Posted on 25 March, 2015 at 19:45 Comments comments (0)


Many people with chronic pain will have been told, and may themselves believe that they have something (e.g. a disc, a bone) out of place, and which needs to be realigned or put back into place for their pain to resolve. This recent article by researchers from Curtin University, including Prof. Peter O’Sullivan from Pain-Ed, discusses this possibility with specific emphasis on the pelvic region. In short, all relevant studies find no difference in pelvic moveme...

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Interesting facts and research update about neck ain

Posted on 23 March, 2015 at 5:55 Comments comments (0)

Here is some research update about Neck Pain.

Neck pain is common, It is recurrent, and episodic. It is significantly affecting everyday functional activities and quality of life. Discomfort with daily activities can be greater than for back pain. Outcomes for acute neck pain are surprisingly poor and resolution is incomplete. Faster rate of recovery independently associated with better self rated general health, shorter duration of symptoms whereas, higher disability is associated with...

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