Millions live with low back pain—addressing risk factors like smoking, obesity and workplace ergonomics could curb trend
Low back pain is the leading cause of disability in the world, with over 600 million people living with the condition. This is one of the key takeaways of our June 2023 study published in the journal The Lancet Rheumatology.
Patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis who exercise fare better than patients who do not, with those demonstrating worse severity and function at baseline benefitting most acutely, according to data published in The Lancet Rheumatology.
The approval was based on results from the DISTINCT study, which showed that patients with chronic back pain who were treated with the BurstDR spinal cord stimulation (SCS) technology reported improvements in pain levels
If you have had a sharp pain shooting down one leg, you may be experiencing a condition called sciatica.
Whiplash—an often underestimated injury that can strike in the aftermath of a collision—inflicts injury and pain on its unsuspecting victims. If you find yourself grappling with the relentless effects of whiplash, you're not alone.