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Hospitals Not to Blame for Most Opioid Addiction: Study

August 16, 2017. 2:00 PM EST. Outpatient prescriptions for spinal and orthopedic disorders identified as common triggers Read article

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Teens Keep Building Bone After They Stop Growing: Study

July 17, 2017 10 percent of bone mass accumulates after teens reach their adult height, making healthy habits a must

Lower Back Injuries Plague Many Athletes

July 14, 2017 Surgery should be a last resort for 3 common conditions, orthopedic expert says

JFK’s Long, Silent Struggle With Back Pain

July 11, 2017 Kennedy's private journey to fix his spine illustrates 'unfortunate pattern of treatment and outcomes'

Nerve Zap Unlikely to Ease Low Back Pain

July 05, 2017 Exercise alone may be best approach, researchers say

How to Keep Your Kids Out of the ER This Summer

July 04, 2017 Emergency physician says make safety your top priority to avoid seasonal threats

Don’t Let Summer Strain Your Back

July 01, 2017 All that yard work and traveling can lead to injury, so spine experts offer safety tips

Being Thin Could Boost Stress Fracture Risk in Female Runners

June 23, 2017 Researcher says less muscle mass can make leg bones more vulnerable to injury

Could Your Office Job Rob You of Vitamin D?

June 22, 2017 Study finds most indoor workers get too little of the 'sunshine vitamin'

Depressed Back Pain Patients Often Get Opioids

June 21, 2017 Study finds they are also more apt to get higher doses of the highly addictive painkillers

Yoga Soothes Back Pain in Study

June 19, 2017 Age-old practice did as good a job as physical therapy, but neither was a cure for all patients

Seniors Get Good Results From Herniated Disc Surgery

June 16, 2017 Age is no reason to avoid the operation, Norwegian researchers report

Excess Alcohol May Speed Muscle Loss in Older Women

June 07, 2017 After menopause, frequent drinkers had four times the risk of sarcopenia, study found

Is One Round of Radiation Enough for Spine Pain in Cancer Patients?

June 02, 2017 Study suggests it works as well as a full week of treatments

Gene Therapy Might Someday Mend Badly Broken Bones

May 17, 2017 Animal experiments suggest this may be a potential alternative to bone grafts, researchers say

Don’t Let Your Garden Get You Down

May 13, 2017 Yard work relieves stress but can wreak havoc on muscles and joints unless you protect yourself