Clinical digest. Yoga classes found to be more cost-effective for treating back pain than GP care
- A Back Pat for Yoga. // Prevention;Oct2013, Vol. 65 Issue 10, p18
The article focuses on a research that appeared in the periodical "Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine" as of October 2013 which found that a weekly yoga class reduces back pain and mentions that the yoga posture Utkatasana is an efficient pain killer for back pain.
- HIT A POSE. // Muscle & Performance;Aug2013, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p16
The article discusses a study on Iyengar yoga published in "The Journal of Pain" which found that neck pain sufferers who participated in Iyengar yoga training reported less neck pain which the scientists believe was due to decreased muscle tension and enhanced relaxation after the yoga classes.
- Analgesic Shows Promise for Knee, Back Pain. // Journal of Gerontological Nursing;Nov2010, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p6
The article reports on research on back pain which was published in the periodical "Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy," and on research on osteoarthritis knee pain which was published in the periodical "Clinical Drug Investigation." Both research studies found that the use of the extended...
- Results of pulsed radiofrequency technique with two laterally placed electrodes in the annulus in patients with chronic lumbar discogenic pain. Fukui, Sei; Rohof, Olav // Journal of Anesthesia;2012, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p606
Discogenic pain is an important cause of low back pain (LBP). We have developed a pulsed radiofrequency (P-RF) technique, using two electrodes placed bilaterally in the annulus, for applying radiofrequency current in the disc (bi-annular P-RF disc method). The purpose of this study was to...
- Reflexology For The Management Of Lower Back Pain. Robertshawe, Penny // Journal of the Australian Traditional-Medicine Society;Jun2009, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p115
The article presents a pilot study that aimed to assess whether reflexology treatments are effective in managing lower back pain. It describes the methodology, measurements, and results of the study. It concludes that reflexology may help in treating lower back pain and may benefit one's overall...
- Multidisciplinary pain management programs. Kaiser, Ulrike; Arnold, Bernhard; Pfingsten, Michael; Nagel, Bernd; Lutz, Johannes; Sabatowski, Rainer // Journal of Pain Research;2013, Vol. 6, p355
The article discusses the multidisciplinary pain management programs which is an algorithm of chronic non-cancer pain treatment featuring standardized group sizes, standardized treatment approaches and high treatment intensity. It examines the programs effectiveness for treatment of low back...
- THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE IN CHRONIC LOW BACK PAIN. Ojoga, Florina; Davila, U. M. F. Carol; Marinescu, Smaranda // Balneo Research Journal;Dec2013, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p149
Rehabilitation of patients with low back pain is very important because the incidence of this symptom is very high among all ages, but especially after forty years. The rehabilitation team must perform a detailed clinical exam and an assessment of the functional limitations and functional goals...
- Behavioral factors in the management of back pain. Gillette, Robert D. // American Family Physician;3/1/96, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p1313
Reports on the behavioral factors in the management of back pain. Etiology; Biologic factors; Social factors; Psychological factors; Diagnostic approach; Physical examination; Biopsychosocial management.
- Back off from low back pain! Cichoke, Anthony J. // Health News & Review;Spring95, p17
Discusses treatment for low back pain. Causes of low back pain; Exercise; Medication; Spinal manipulation.