Tag Archives: Back pain

Opioids for back pain offer limited relief

By: Emily Lunardo | Monday, October 24, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Opioids for back pain offer limited relief

Many patients suffering from back pain take prescription opioids even though there is little evidence that these medications offer relief. The survey included over 2,000 patients suffering from lower back pain. Of the nearly half of the participants taking opioids… Read More

Holiday travel could harm your back

By: Bel Marra Health | Monday, December 21, 2015 - 12:00 PM

Traveling this holiday season? If so, you should be weary of your heavy luggage; it could harm your back. The new warnings come from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS). AAOS spokesperson, Dr. Nitin Khanna, said, “Individuals are at… Read More

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