Back Pain


Antibiotics May Relieve Back Pain Symptoms

Taking antibiotics could relieve symptoms of chronic lower back pain, according to a new study.


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Alexander Technique ‘Unteaches’ Bad Habits To Ease Pain

When your mom nagged you about sitting up straight, she was onto something. Bad habits become “normal” as we start losing a battle with gravity and daily stress.


The New England Compounding Center is shown here on October 5, 2012 in Framingham, Massachusetts. The pharmacy is currently being investigated for producing a contaminated steroid shot that included the meningitis fungus that has killed at least five people. (credit: Getty Images)

Exclusive: Woman Files First Lawsuit In Texas In Meningitis Outbreak

Lori Cavanaugh is one of the 14,000 people across the country to receive a steroid injection supplied by the pharmacy tied to the meningitis outbreak.

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Back Pain Study Questions Enbrel’s Effectiveness

While new drugs show great promise for back pain relief, a study found that steroid injections were more effective to the newer compounds.


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Stem Cells Could Be Key To Back Pain Relief

Some North Texans are discovering that tiny stem cells in their very own bodies could be the key to long-lasting back pain relief.


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Doctors Question Perry’s Stem Cell Back Treatment

He calls it innovative. Others call it a risk. The stem cell procedure that Gov. Rick Perry had was an unusual way to fix a common malady.


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Texas Surgeons Offer Scoliosis Patients Hope

A North Texas woman says she has her life back, following a surgery that has repaired her spine. Now, she is on her way to living a full, active lifestyle once again.