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Being Thin Could Boost Stress Fracture Risk in Female Runners

June 23, 2017. 12:00 PM EST. Researcher says less muscle mass can make leg bones more vulnerable to injury Read article

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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

Sleeping Pills Boost Danger of Falls, Fractures in Older Users

May 02, 2017 And newer drugs like Ambien, Lunesta are no safer in this regard, review found

‘Mindfulness’ Probably Won’t Cure Your Back Pain: Study

April 25, 2017 But one specialist still isn't ruling out this complementary therapy

Healing Hands: Massage May Ease Chronic Back Pain

April 14, 2017 People over 50 tended to respond best, study finds

Chiropractors Not Magicians When It Comes to Chronic Back Pain

April 11, 2017 Review suggests there's no quick fix for this common ailment, with only modest relief seen in most cases

Music May Soothe the ‘Savage Beast’ of Post-Op Pain

April 07, 2017 Live tunes, singing and rhythmic drumming appeared to help ease discomfort after back surgery

Drug No Better Than Placebo for Lower Back, Leg Pain

March 22, 2017 Pregabalin, commonly known as Lyrica, didn't help patients with acute sciatica in study

Suicide Often Leaves Mental, Physical Woes in Surviving Spouse

March 22, 2017 Rates of PTSD and depression are higher, but so too are liver problems and back pain, study finds

Tattoo Artists Risk Serious Pain in the Neck

March 21, 2017 Backaches, headaches and eye strain also go with the job but can be prevented, researchers say

Steroid Shots Offer No Long-Term Relief for Low-Back Pain

March 20, 2017 Pain reduction aimed at reducing disc inflammation doesn't last, study finds

Osteoporosis Fractures May Be Deadlier for Men

March 15, 2017 But women suffer more of these broken bones, researchers say

Older Bones Benefit From Dairy Plus Vitamin D

March 01, 2017 The supplements boost absorption of calcium, researchers say